Grady Diangana and Callum Robinson both scored for West Brom Under 23s on Monday as the young Baggies beat Burnley’s youth side 2-1.
Robinson was an unused substitute in Sunday’s 0-0 draw with Newcastle United while Diangana has been missing for weeks through injury.
Logic suggests that both players played on Monday to keep them match fit ahead of a hectic end to the season.
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However, the attackers grabbed their opportunity and made a statement with a goal each which may force Big Sam to make a change.
Albion have been struggling for goals for weeks with Mbaye Diagne struggling to find the back of the night despite playing well.
Robinson and Diangana only have three Premier League goals between them but we all know the quality they possess.
Diangana has been especially disappointing this season and we haven’t seen the same player who helped to secure us promotion last season.
Robinson has impressed if anything as we didn’t really expect much from him though it is disappointing he didn’t kick on after his brace against Chelsea earlier on this season.
We need goals and after Matheus Pereira, these players perhaps present the most potent attacking options for Allardyce.
At this point, our season looks pretty much over but that doesn’t mean we should down tools.
Robinson and Diangana will probably stay with us in the second tier next season because frankly who’s going to buy them after this season’s showing?
Allardyce needs to start both players in the coming weeks to get their confidence up ahead of another promotion push next year and they both told Big Sam they are ready to step up today.
In other West Brom news, this Albion player has seen his company strike a deal with a high-flying Championship club.