West Brom fans are all saying the same thing about 'the Hand of Rod' as Aston

Jay Rodriguez’s controversial injury time goal ensured it was honours even in an action-packed derby at The Hawthorns.

West Brom were heading towards a first home defeat to their old foe in over a decade thanks to two goals from Anwar El Ghazi either side of a Dwight Gayle strike.

But Rodriguez popped up with an equaliser in the first minute of time added on.

The Albion man appeared to handle not once but twice before bundling the ball over the line.

Referee Darren England consulted with his linesman, but gave the goal to leave Villa boss Dean Smith livid.

And you won’t be surprised to learn that was a big talking point among Baggies fans afterwards – here’s what they had to say.

Jay Rodriguez of West Bromwich Albion celebrates with his team

Danny Wright: Take your Scottish Cafu. We have the English Maradona.

Phil Cotterill: Well deserved point for the #wba hand of Rod.

Bailey: Feels like a win. Villa hanging on in injury time another few minutes and we would have won it. Villa going on about missed chances, what about Dwight Gayles header, hutton’s block on a certain Harvey Barnes goal. The hand of Rod – accidental, so draw probably a fair result.

Richard Barham: Hand of Rod! Quality finish.

Darren WBA Davies: Who cares, get in J-Rod. BOING BOING.

Ben Hadlington: Now we’re scoring handballs… handballs at home, handballs at home.

Jade Watts: How J-Rod got away with that I’ll never know.

Aston Villa players complain to referee Darren England

Joel Burton: #ThehandofRod.

Chris Martin-Smith: “hand of J-ROD, you’ll never sing that”.

Bobby F: Who can argue with The Hand Of God. #handofjrod

Andy: Looked perfectly fine to me.

MattB: Any Villa fans need any chips with that salt?

Andy Dickens: Hahahahaha hahahahaha hahahahaha #HandOfRod.

Carl Alexander: The Hand of Rod

James Tubb: All hail the hand of Rod.

David Moore: Goal looks perfectly fine to me, not sure what all the fuss is about. #WBA #HandOfRod.

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Boss Darren Moore said: “He said the ball had hit his arm, but he didn’t know much about it because he threw himself at it,” Moore said.

“To see it go in at the end I was really pleased. I didn’t think we deserved to lose the game with the commitment we put in.

“It had all the ingredients of a local derby.”