The Baggies held Liverpool to a 1-1 draw on Dec. 27 and defeated Wolves 3-2 earlier this month for their first win under Allardyce
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has described his West Bromwich Albion counterpart Sam Allardyce as a "genius" for his ability to guide struggling Premier League clubs away from relegation danger.
West Brom appointed Allardyce following the sacking of Slaven Bilic in December and the former England boss was given the target to retain the club's top-flight status having recorded just one win in their opening 13 league games.
The Baggies have since held defending champions Liverpool to a 1-1 draw on Dec. 27 and defeated Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 earlier this month for their first win under Allardyce, but are still six points from safety zone.
Holders Arsenal bowed out of the FA Cup in the fourth round in disappointing fashion as Gabriel's first-half own goal condemned them to a 1-0 defeat by Southampton Saturday.Sports Tribune on Sunday, 24 January 2021
Guardiola said this during a news conference ahead of City's trip to West Brom Tuesday.
City have won 10 consecutive games in all competitions since being held to a 1-1 draw by West Brom last month.
Guardiola's side responded to that frustrating stalemate with hard-fought 1-0 win at Southampton, which the Spaniard claims was a turning point for City this season.