Cardiff draws 3-3 with West Brom in EPL

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 29, 2014 at 12:49 pm •  Published: March 29, 2014

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — West Bromwich Albion was held to a 3-3 draw after a last-gasp equalizer by fellow struggler Cardiff in the English Premier League on Saturday.

The home side looked set to claim all three points when substitute Bifouma Koulossa converted deep into stoppage time. However, Mats Daehli struck in the fourth minute of added time to seal a vital point for the visitors.

Cardiff manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stressed the importance of the point for his side as they look to remain in the top flight.

"Finally my boys got the luck they deserved. To get a point was very important because to have picked them up after a defeat would have been difficult.

"If we had lost this game then West Brom are away from us and we would not have been able to claw them back," said the Norwegian.

The hosts got off to the perfect start when Morgan Amalfitano thumped a strike past Cardiff keeper David Marshall in the second minute — a contender for goal of the season.

Graham Dorrans doubled West Brom's lead in the sixth, converting after Matej Vydra had laid the ball into the midfielder's path.

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