West Bromwich Albion returned to winning ways on Saturday with a 2-0 victory over bottom of the table Luton Town with goals from Donervon Daniels who put the ball in his own net and a towering header from Semi Ajayi.
Bilic opted to hand a debut to new signing Callum Robinson with the forward going straight into the team following his loan move from Sheffield United.
Robinson played on the left wing with Matt Phillips on the right, Filip Krovinovic in the number ten role and Charlie Austin as the lone striker.
Fellow new signings Kamil Grosicki and Lee Peltier didn’t make the squad with Grosicki’s paperwork having a technicality issue and Peltier having not signed in time for Saturday’s game.
Luton lined up in a 4-3-3 system with Kazenga Lualua and Harry Cornick operating either side of James Collins in attack.
Albion began the game the livelier with Robinson particularly impressing and it was the debutant who created the opening goal in the 14th minute.
The winger surged forward and put in a decent cross which was met by former Albion defender Daniels who inadvertently put the ball beyond his own keeper to give the Baggies a deserved lead.
Luton responded with Lualua sending a fierce effort from the edge of the box narrowly over the bar. However, it was still the hosts who dominated proceedings.
Phillips was much better than in recent weeks and provided a threat down the right-hand side. He put in several dangerous crosses but no Albion player gambled to get on the end of them.
But Luton gave the Baggies a scare just past the half-hour mark when a scramble in the box ended with Collins tapping the ball in although he was given offside by the referee.
West Brom had two further chances before the interval with Robinson having a shot saved and Austin poking the ball towards goal but the danger was cleared by the Hatters.
The impressive Robinson had another shot just after half-time which was saved by goalkeeper Sluga but it was Albion who were creating all of the chances.
Despite their dominance, Luton did create one or two openings and Mpanzu curled a shot towards goal which deflected away but he really should have drawn his side level.
Robson-Kanu then pulled the ball back for Phillips who had a powerful shot saved by Sluga. Phillips was having much more impact than recent weeks and he created the second goal.
Following a corner, Phillips got a second chance to whip the ball into the box and after some neat trickery, the winger delivered a sublime cross which Ajayi nodded home.
There was time for another chance for Albion to wrap up victory when Livermore played in Robinson who then sent a powerful effort narrowly past the upright. The league leaders saw out the game in convincing style for their first win in eight league games.