Substitute Karlan Grant headed West Brom into the Carabao Cup second spherical as they edged Sheffield United 1-0 at The Hawthorns.
Grant’s 73rd-minute effort – simply three minutes after approaching – secured a tie at Sky Wager League One Derby in a recreation filled with probabilities.
United, who made 5 adjustments from Saturday’s 2-0 win in opposition to Millwall, may have been 2-0 up within the opening minutes.
Rhian Brewster drilled in opposition to the foot of the submit and debutant Oliver Arblaster’s follow-up was blocked by goalkeeper Alex Palmer, considered one of 10 Albion adjustments from Monday’s 1-1 draw in opposition to Watford.
Albion’s Alex Mowatt sidefooted extensive and Adam Attain delayed capturing earlier than full debutant Reyes Cleary’s shot was smothered by goalkeeper Wes Foderingham.
United ahead James McAtee then blazed excessive and extensive, whereas Cleary ought to have completed higher in a one-on-one, however Foderingham smothered his low drive.
One other Albion probability went begging when Attain’s shot was palmed away.
Ex-United ahead Callum Robinson’s shot on the flip was turned apart by Foderingham, earlier than Reda Khadra had two efforts – one saved and the rebound extensive.
Foderingham denied Albion once more when his very good reflex save foiled Attain’s bullet header.
Robinson and Matt Phillips then each hit the highest of the crossbar with spectacular photographs.
The Baggies finally made the breakthrough when Grant nodded house Robinson’s cross for his second objective in 4 days, earlier than departing injured.
Carabao Cup second-round attract full
Bolton vs Aston Villa
Derby vs West Brom
Wolves vs Preston
Leeds vs Barnsley
Fleetwood vs Everton
Sheffield Wednesday vs Rochdale
Tranmere vs Newcastle
Rotherham vs Morecambe
Barrow vs Lincoln
Stockport vs Leicester
Bradford vs Blackburn
Grimsby vs Nottingham Forest
Shrewsbury vs Burnley
Stevenage vs Peterborough
Norwich vs Bournemouth
Newport vs Portsmouth
Oxford vs Crystal Palace
Watford vs MK Dons
Colchester vs Brentford
Wycombe vs Bristol Metropolis
Walsall vs Charlton
Crawley vs Fulham
Cambridge vs Southampton
Gillingham vs Exeter
Forest Inexperienced vs Brighton