West Bromwich Albion
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Manager Tony Pulis admitted it was "hard to take" after his West Brom side suffered a late derby defeat to Aston Villa at Villa Park.
Christian Benteke struck a last-gasp penalty as Villa halted a seven-match losing run in the Premier League with a 2-1 win and hand Villa boss Tim Sherwood his first victory in charge.
Villa took the lead through Gabriel Agbonlahor's 22nd-minute strike but the visitors levelled after 67 minutes as Saido Berahino scored his 18th goal of the season.
However, it was...
Christian Benteke's last-gasp penalty clinched a crucial 2-1 win for Aston Villa over West Brom as they escaped the relegation zone.
The striker scored in the fourth minute of injury time after Ben Foster brought down Matt Lowton to cap a dramatic derby.
It was Villa's first league win since December -- and Tim Sherwood's first as boss -- and ended a seven-game losing streak.
Saido Berahino looked to have earned a point for below par West Brom after he cancelled out Gabby Agbonlahor's opener.