West Brom couldn't snag a late win at St. James' Park but Saido Berahino played well in a reserve role as he tried to make it happen.
Sadio Berahino has been withdrawn from the upcoming England under-21 internationals against the Czech Republic on Friday and Germany three days later because of injury.
Saido Berahino and Brown Ideye have both been playing regularly despite carrying injuries, expect both to continue doing so in Week 29.
Saido Berahino's goal wasn't enough for West Brom as they went down to a last minute defeat at rivals Aston Villa.
Saido Berahino played and scored over the weekend after being questionable but is listed as questionable again for Albion's mid-week at rivals Aston Villa.
Saido Berahino's early goal was enough to secure a vital victory over Champions League hopefuls Southampton.
Saido Berahino will be assessed ahead of West Brom's Week 27 match with Southampton at the Hawthorns.
West Brom Chairman Jeremy Peace has reiterated his stance that Saido Berahino is not for sale during the January window.
Saido Berahino couldn't match the form from his previous two Premier League appearances vs Everton on Monday night.
Saido Berahino is available for the Monday night trip to Goodison Park despite a scheduled drunk driving hearing during the day on Monday.
Saido Berahino scored the lone goal on Saturday to give West Brom a 1-0 win over Hull City at The Hawthorns.
Tony Pulis will be suitably impressed with Saido Berahino after the 21-year-old scored four goals in West Brom's FA Cup destruction of Gateshead on Saturday.
West Bromwich Albion have opened the door to the sale of Saido Berahino this month and have halted negotiations over a new deal for the time being.
It appears that Alan Irvine may have changed Saido Berahino's role to "late-match change of pace" after dropping the forward from the starting line-up for two consecutive weeks.