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Saido Berahino | Forward

Team: West Bromwich Albion
Age / DOB:  (21) / 8/4/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 181

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Saido Berahino's brace was not enough to earn new West Brom boss Alan Irvine a debut victory in an entertaining 2-2 draw with Sunderland at the Hawthorns.
Berahino was West Brom's top scorer last season but didn't always find himself as first choice, often used from the bench. The young striker got the start against Sunderland and scored twice after the Baggies went behind, from the penalty spot and with a volleyed finish to put his side ahead. His goals weren't enough to secure the three points though, as the Black Cats grabbed a late equaliser. Aug 16 - 1:09 PM
Source: BBC Sport

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Saido Berahino's goal was enough to win West Bromwich Albion a valuable three points to separate them from the relegation zone.

Berahino scored early in the game and West Brom were able to keep their 1-0 lead until the end. The win takes West Brom five points ahead of the relegation zone with just two matches left in the season, making relegation almost impossible. West Ham suffered yet another loss but are six points ahead of the relegation zone and also very likely to stay up. The two teams have to improve drastically if they wish to improve upon their standings next season as both squads are very limited on talent.
Source: Sky Sports
Apr 26 - 12:00 PM

Saido Berahino was perhaps a surprise penalty kick taker, but his spot kick gave West Brom a narrow 1-0 win over visiting Newcastle United.

Tim Krul had fouled substitute Matej Vydra, and Berahino made no mistake from the spot. West Brom were desperate for a win after a bad run of form and they just did enough against ten-man Newcastle United.
Source: BBC Sport
Jan 1 - 12:04 PM

The West Brom man has had trouble getting a start for goal-shy West Brom this season but he put himself back in the headlines with a brace in a 3-0 U21 win over Finland.

Perhaps lost in the controversy over Berahino dedicating a goal to his deceased father and being suspended for it is the fact that he may be West Brom's most talented forward. Despite his evident talent, he has struggled to get minutes in a West Brom side that is scoring just a shade over one goal per match. He is the team's joint leading scorer (tied with McAuley, Sessegnon, and Amalfitano at 2 each) but despite this, he has only two starts to his name in eleven matches. As the Baggies' other forwards continue not to score and Berahino continues to mature, he is well worth monitoring for a spot in fantasy line-ups when West Brom have a favorable match-up.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 10:22:00 AM

West Bromwich Albion earned their first win of their past four matches, cruising to a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, thanks to a game-winning goal from Saido Berahino.

Keep an eye on this 20 year old, who appears to be making a case for more playing time. In close to 1250 combined minutes of pitch time between Anelka, Anichebe and Long, the trio of more established strikers have a grand total of ZERO goals. Steve Clarke is desperate to find a striker who he can depend on. Fantasy managers looking for a diamond in the rough may be disappointed at Berahino's current 8.72m price tag however.
Sat, Nov 2, 2013 01:20:00 PM

West Brom did just enough to beat Manchester United with a second half goal from Saido Berahino.

The other goal scorer for West Brom was Morgan Amalfitano while Wayne Rooney scored for Manchester United. This is a great win for West Brom as they've separated themselves from the relegation zone after a tough start to the season. Manchester United are now down to 12th place with only seven points from six games and could be even lower at the end of the weekend. David Moyes is certainly on the hot seat as he's far from reaching expectations.
Source: SkySports
Sat, Sep 28, 2013 12:12:00 PM

On the back of a Capital One Cup hat trick against Newport County, the soon-to-be-capped England U21 forward might see Premier League action.

Able to play in any of the three forward spots, Berahino's chance could come with Nicholas Anelka just back from compassionate leave and Matej Vydra struggling with an injury. Neither Shane Long nor Markus Rosenberg have distinguished themselves thus far this season leaving West Brom's attacking spots wide open. With WBA goalless thus far this season, experimentation with a young player seems like as good an option as any.
Source: espnfc.com
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 09:51:00 AM