West Bromwich Albion made it back-to-back wins with a thoroughly entertaining 4-2 victory over Hull City at The Hawthorns.

Goals from Charlie Austin, Ahmed Hegazi, Kamil Grosicki and Grady Diangana ensured that Albion kept their five-point lead ahead of Brentford as well as keeping themselves only one point behind Leeds, who currently sit top of the Championship.

Slaven Bilic made one change to the side that defeated Sheffield Wednesday with former Hull City player Kamil Grosicki replacing Grady Diangana.

The Baggies needed to respond with the pressure being put on by the teams around them, and they got off to the perfect start, breaking the deadlock inside four minutes.

A drilled cross by Matheus Pereira took a slight deflection and found its way into the path of Austin, who controlled it brilliantly with his chest and stabbed the ball past the Hull goalkeeper for his second goal in two starts.

Albion down the other end were very vulnerable to set pieces and it showed when Hull equalised in the 24th minute.

A George Honeyman corner was poorly dealt with by Sam Johnstone and Kevin Stewart arrived in to fire the ball home, with the help of two deflections as he beat Grosicki to the loose ball.

Albion began to test Hull again as they looked for a way back into the lead with Grosicki forcing a smart stop from Long at the near post. From the resulting corner, the Baggies broke through, as Hegazi unmarked, headed home from a Pereira delivery.

The Baggies failed to capitalise on chances at the end of the first half to seek daylight and rued misses by Harper, Pereira and Austin.

They were made to pay for that as the relegation-threatened side levelled up for the second time, with Da Silva Lopes’ cross being well headed into the far corner by Mallik Wilks.

However, just a minute after that, Bilic’s men immediately got themselves in front again in this topsy-turvy game. A splitting pass from Pereira put Grosicki through on goal and he confidently curled the ball past Long to grab his first goal for WBA.

Johnstone then pulled off a wonder save to deny Jon Toral from close range to keep Albion in the lead.

The hosts then wrapped up the game as the substitute Diangana ghosted past two Hull players before shooting a low effort off the inside of the near post to make sure Albion picked up a much needed three points.

Here’s how we rated the WBA players in the 4-2 win: