Anichebe grabs late winner for Everton

Last Updated: Jan 01, 2012, 20:53 PM IST

London: Victor Anichebe marked his first appearance since August by securing Everton a 1-0 Premier League win at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday with a goal three minutes from time.

The injury-plagued Nigerian striker came off the bench to turn in the decisive goal after West Brom failed to clear a cross by Tony Hibbert.

It was a rare moment of goalmouth action in a dire game between two defensively-minded, mid-table teams but Everton will not mind that as they move up to ninth spot on 24 points - two points ahead of 12th-placed West Brom.

Bureau Report