Pundit explains what will please Steve Bruce the most after West Brom thrash Hull City

West Brom have their first win of the season

The fact West Brom ‘shared the goals’ around their team this weekend will please manager Steve Bruce the most, according to pundit Jobi McAnuff on ITV’s Football League highlights show.

The Baggies have picked up their first win of the season after a 5-2 victory over Hull City.

Bruce’s side led 1-0 at half-time after Callum Elder’s own goal.

They then ran away with it in the second-half with goals from Darnell Furlong, Karlan Grant, John Swift and Dara O’Shea.

Oscar Estupinan pulled a couple of goals back for the Tigers but their injury-hit squad were poor at the Hawthorns.

‘Really pleasing’...

McAnuff has delivered his verdict on West Brom: “Very much needed (result), not just for the fans and the players but for Steve Bruce as well. As a manager you keep coming out and saying ‘we have played well’, which they have done, they were excellent against Watford.

“They have been on the wrong side of some poor finishing so I think that will have pleased him today.

“He has been very vocal about the need for striking reinforcements but the fact they shared the goals around today will be really pleasing. The West Brom fans went home very happy.”

Impressive West Brom

West Brom will be relieved to have got their first three points on the board and will be looking to kick on now.

There is no doubt that they need a new striker before the end of the transfer window and they have a couple of weeks now to try and find one.

Next up for the Midlands club is a Carabao Cup clash against League One side Derby County on Tuesday night.

They then return to league action next weekend away at Huddersfield Town.

Hull, on the other hand, take on Coventry City at home next Saturday after suffering their first loss of the campaign.