Charlie Austin’s goal against Wigan Athletic on Wednesday night secured not only West Brom’s unbeaten run, but also saved their march towards the Championship title.
— West Bromwich Albion (@WBA) December 12, 2019
The former Southampton striker managed to convert from an indirect free-kick six yards from goal to ensure the Baggies escaped the DW Stadium with their impressive unbeaten streak intact as well to keep pace with Leeds United in the race for top spot in the Championship table.
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And Austin’s heroics on Wednesday was something that West Brom fans on social media were delighted to see heading into tomorrow’s must-win game against rivals Birmingham City, with some supporters hoping the 30-year-old striker can keep up his impressive form for Slaven Bilic’s side this weekend.
Here’s what West Brom fans had to say about Austin’s goal against Wigan heading into tomorrow’s massive clash against their city rivals on Twitter…
— graham langford (@grahamlangford2) December 12, 2019
— Total Baggies (@BaggiesTotal) December 12, 2019
Calm is a cucumber.
Keep producing son.
— Dickos (@RichardHenbury) December 12, 2019
He scores goals @chazaustin10
— danny allen efc (@dannyallen80) December 12, 2019
— Holly Clifton (@HolWBA) December 12, 2019
Any Danger! More on Saturday please
— Gregg James Lloyd (@GreggJLloyd) December 12, 2019
Only goal difference seperates West Brom and Leeds heading into this weekend’s fixtures, and Austin’s heroics could yet again be of use against Birmingham.