Saido Berahino goal gives West Brom the win over Southampton

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WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Saido Berahino struck after only two minutes Saturday to steer improving West Bromwich Albion to a 1-0 win over Southampton and extend its unbeaten run to five games.

The striker netted his 17th goal of the season when he latched on to the ball and fired a firm left-foot shot home from 15 meters.

West Brom have lost only once in 11 games this year under the guidance of new manager Tony Pulis, who relished his first triumph in four attempts to beat Southampton.

It wrecked Southampton's bid for a record fifth consecutive away win in the league and, after a bright start to the season, they have won only once in five league games and are slipping out of contention for a Champions League slot.