Pulis: The Cup is special

West Brom manager Tony Pulis is looking to guide his side to an FA Cup final at Wembley, and they went a step closer with a 1-0 win over Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Tuesday.

Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon scored in the 52nd minute to send the Baggies through to the next round at the expense of their struggling Championship opposition.

"We're pleased with the result," Pulis said. "We picked a strong team – I have tremendous respect for the cup, and hopefully we can do well in the cup.

"I was brought up in the '60s and '70s when the FA Cup was special. It's the best cup competition in the world. I've taken another club to Wembley and I'd love to do so with the Albion."

Pulis was in charge of Stoke City when they reached the final in 2011, losing 1-0 to Manchester City, and will face his next test with the Baggies at home to League One side Peterborough United in the next round.

"We know what we have to do because if we're not right Peterborough could come to our place and beat us so we have to be ready for them," he concluded.

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