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West Brom are in big trouble after they suffered another heavy home defeat in the Premier League under new manager Sam Allardyce. Ex-Sunderland, Bolton Wanderers and Newcastle United boss Allardyce is widely known as a relegation specialist in Premier League circles having led a lot of teams away from the relegation zone during his long career as a manager in the English top flight but his new challenge at the Hawthorns might be a step too far for him. Sam Allardyce has never been relegated from the Premier League and he’ll do well to maintain this record at the end of this season.

Sam Allardyce was named the new West Brom manager last month as a replacement for the sacked Slaven Bilic but the new manager bounce expected has not really happened at the club. Sam Allardyce has masterminded a lot of home defeats during his short time as the West Brom boss. As a matter of fact, he has lost all his four home games in charge by a heavy scoreline including the 5-0 loss to league leaders Manchester City last night. Sam Allardyce has seen his team score none and concede a whooping 17 goals in his four home games. West Brom have lost at home to midland rivals Aston Villa, Leeds United, Arsenal and Manchester City during his time at the club.

After the convincing defeat to Manchester City on Tuesday night, West Brom remain on just 11 points after 20 games and they are six points adrift of safety. The Baggies and their boss Sam Allardyce have 18 more games to try and save themselves or West Brom will go back to the Championship after one season. For latest opponents Manchester City, the heavy win ensured that the Citizens sealed top spot ahead of city rivals and title rivals Manchester United.