Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi suffer Premier League promotion setback after West Brom loses 1-0 against Brentford in the Sky Bet Championship encounter at Griffin Park.
The 26-year-old Nigeria international was handed a starting role in the match in his 37th league appearance as he was pair with Egyptian center-back Ahmed Hegazy in central defence.
Ollie Watkins scored the only goal in the 16th minute to help Brentford to claim the three-point as West Brom are winless in back-to-back games since football returned in England.
The Baggies temporarily remain top on 71 points same points as second-placed Leeds, who could claim number one spot if they beat visiting Fulham on Saturday.
This weekend games in the Championship will see seven rounds of fixtures left before the regular season ends.