West Brom fans react on Twitter to Joleon Lescott's performance v Southampton

The Baggies faithful were delighted with the defender's performance against the Saints.

Joleon Lescott was the subject of heavy praise from West Brom supporters after his contribution during the Midlands side's 1-0 win over Southampton on Saturday afternoon.

The one-goal victory secured three vital points for the Baggies and edged them somewhat closer to Premier League safety, which their back line playing a huge part in securing a clean sheet.

There was also plenty of love for fellow experienced signing Darren Fletcher, who last week attracted criticism from some West Brom fans.

This week, however, Fletcher and Lescott were two of the Baggies' outstanding stars.

It was most certainly a team performance that outdid Southampton at the Hawthorns, though, and West Brom's season is now looking very positive indeed. How quickly things change but it is hardly a surprise considering Tony Pulis's track record.

Next up for the Midlands side is a double header against Aston Villa - both in the Premier League and FA Cup. What a week it promises to be for West Brom...

For now, though, fans can bask in the glory of beating a fifth-placed Southampton side thanks to Saido Berahino's goal - and a majestic defensive masterclass from Lescott. Here's how fans saw his display on Twitter!

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