On Tuesday, Carlos Corberan secured his much-needed first win as supervisor of West Bromwich Albion, as they cruised to victory over Blackpool.
Boasting 64% of the ball and having had 11 photographs, it was an ideal all-around show that additionally noticed them maintain their opposition to zero photographs on course.
While Okay Yokuslu would possibly steal the headlines together with his late winner, the match marked one more inventive masterclass from John Swift within the quantity ten function.
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The Turkish stopper was equally concerned and provided a chilled presence, however on one other day his teammate might need acquired an help or two from his vital passes.
An ever-present determine over the three managers who’ve held the place this marketing campaign, the 27-year-old had featured in all but one of their Championship fixtures.
Nonetheless, having began the match in opposition to Sheffield United on the bench, it appeared to have supplied the required spark to see Swift shine as soon as once more.
Had his pinpoint balls been transformed, it will have absolutely fired his score up even larger, however as is the way in which with the mild-mannered midfielder, he’ll doubtless not have been in search of acclaim.
His willingness to get caught into the soiled work stands as proof of this, as regardless of shedding the ball a whopping 26 occasions, he additionally competed in an astounding 17 duels, making one sort out and two interceptions.
This denotes the development the Spanish supervisor has made in such a brief house of time, together with his appointment confirmed simply over per week in the past.
Swift ought to hope to proceed this manner that sees him ranked atop the SofaScore rankings for West Brom, as his performances, which have the tendency to “make people look silly” – within the phrases of Mark Cooper – may very well be essential to any success Corberan hopes to have on the Hawthorns.