West Bromwich Albion and Middlesbrough played out a 0-0 draw at the Hawthorns to get Super Sunday off to a sombre start.
West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis is coming under fire from sections of the club's fan base
The Baggies came into the game off the back of last weekend's loss to Everton and Tuesday's penalty-shootout defeat against League One side Northampton in the EFL Cup.
The match will be viewed as yet another disappointing outing for the West Brom strike force. The failure to trouble the opposition defence means that they have now scored just two goals in their first three matches of the Premier League season.
Even though the Baggies had only 41% possession, they managed to get 13 shots away on goal - six more than Boro - but only two of these challenged opposing goalkeeper Brad Guzan.
Salomon Rondon shows his frustration
Some fans made manager Tony Pulis the focus of their ire on social media, with the hashtag #pulisout being used to show their dismay with the club's start to the season.
Sitting in 10th place, it could certainly have been a worse start to the season for the Baggies, but it is the dull style of play that angers the club's supporters at this moment in time.
It's hard to blame Pulis when you can see what he's trying to do. The lack of creative flair is as clear to him as it is to the fans #wba— Kieran Doody (@kierandoody) August 28, 2016
Big 72hrs ahead for #wba or relegation is a big possibility to ruin Tony Pulis' perfect record!— Carl Hunt (@CarlHunt12) August 28, 2016
4 points from 3 games should be a decent return. But the lack of effort sometimes is just terrible. What's the point? #wba— Alex Clark (@clarka92) August 28, 2016
Cannot actually believe with 20 minutes to go Pulis was seriously instructing players to waste time. He really needs to go. #pulisout— JR (@thejonreeve) August 28, 2016
With three days left of the transfer window and the international break upon us Pulis has a fortnight to sort out his side before they visit Bournemouth on 10 September.
The fans want to see more threat from their team
The clamour for Pulis's exit will grow unless the Baggies can find the net on a consistent basis.
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