Westbrom were demolished at Bet 365 Stadium 1-0 by hosts Stoke City to lose 3 vital points and register first Championship defeat of the season. Following a goalless first half draw, Stoke City brought on Surridge and Fletcher for Brown and Vrancic as they immediately won a penalty in the 71st minute which was missed by substitute Surridge. Stoke City dominated the second half and scored the winner in the 79th minute through Powell who was assisted by Smith to ensure the hosts clinch a vital 1-0 clean sheet victory. Following the 1-0 win, Stoke City climbed up to position 3 with 21 points while Westbrom temporarily remained at position 1 with 22 points.
Fulham were displaced to position 4 in the EFL Championship Table with 20 points but have a match at hand against 5th placed Coventry today. Bournemouth who are currently in position 2 with 22 points will host 13 placed Sheffield United while Blackburn Rovers will square off against Blackpool.
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