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Ajayi celebrates birthday with victorious West Bromwich Albion on top of the Championship

West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi celebrated his 26th birthday at the KCOM Stadium as his team edged Hull City 1-0 in Saturday's Championship game.

Ajayi, who has played in every minute of the Baggies' league games in this campaign, was solid in defence as Slaven Bilic's team bagged their second consecutive clean sheet and their ninth win in the second-tier league.

Jake Livermore's opener in the 28th minute separated both teams to extend West Brom's lead at the top of the table to 33 points after 16 matches.

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During Saturday's outing, Ajayi made the second most interceptions for the Baggies (3) and the joint-highest clearances alongside Kyle Bartley and Livermore (2).