Andi Weimann | 'I loved that moment'

Andi Weimann is interviewed after scoring the winner against Blues

Andi Wiemann says coming on to make his home debut for Albion and then going on to score the winner against Birmingham City was a moment he “loved”.

The forward, who signed on loan from Bristol City in January, bagged the decisive strike inside the final six minutes at The Hawthorns, darting in front of the defender and rifling the ball into the roof of the net.

The Austrian says the finish was instinctive and was delighted to be the man to secure three important Sky Bet Championship points.

Andi said: “I absolutely loved that moment.

“It was nice coming on, making my home debut and getting the winner.

“When I came on, there were a few songs coming my way from the away end, but I got the winner and had the last laugh today.

“The manager has always said we always need one across the front post. I saw Darnell get in down the right and the run was instinct.

“It was a perfect cross. I just stuck my leg out and thankfully it went in the net.

“I’ve always felt that I was quite a good finisher throughout my career. I won’t score every chance, but I feel confident in front of goal.

Andi Weimann celebrates scoring against Birmingham City

“Those finishes like the one today, I live off those finishes. Getting across the front of the goal and finishing first time.

“Birmingham might feel a little frustrated with the result. They hit the post from a corner in the second half, but it was a tight game overall and there wasn’t much in it.

“That’s the Championship though. You get one chance and if you take it, you win the game. We move on, we’ve won 1-0 and that’s all that matters today.

“There are so many games in the Championship, it’s absolutely relentless. With that in mind, having good options off the bench is good for the manager, but also good for the squad.

“There was fresh energy coming on to run at tired defenders today and it worked for us. Long may it continue.”

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