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Nigeria’s Odemwingie helps West Brom sink Liverpool

Odemwingie scores the match’s only goal in the 75th minute to add further woes for Liverpool league run

AP, Sunday 22 Apr 2012
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Liverpool's Luis Suarez (2nd R) runs with the ball through the West Bromwich Albion's defence during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield in Liverpool, northern England, April 22, 2012. (Photo: REUTERS)
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West Bromwich Albion earned a first win at Anfield in 45 years on Sunday with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool that saw the hosts continue their recent poor league run.

Liverpool dominated the game and created enough chances to score a handful of goals, but instead it was Peter Odemwingie who netted the winner in the 75th minute to give West Brom manager Roy Hodgson a satisfying return to his former club.

His replacement at Liverpool, Kenny Dalglish, was left ruing his team's problems in front of goal after twice hitting the woodwork and wasting a slew of other opportunities.

Liverpool have won just one Premier League game at home in 2012 and scored only six goals in seven matches.

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