UK time is: 00:21:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

West Brom vs. Sunderland

The Hawthorns

21 August 2010

3.00 pm

Baggies face the Black Cats

After the humbling at Stamford Bridge last week the Baggies will be looking to bounce back against Steve Bruce's Black Cats. However, the loss of Ishmael Miller to injury will make the task more difficult. Albion have strengthened by bringing in Odemwingie, who is likely to start on the bench and Tchoyi who will not feature today.

It is very difficult to see where the goals will come from today for the Baggies but they will be in with a chance if they can manage to keep a clean sheet at the other end. To do this they will need to cut out the mistakes and perhaps reorganise the midfield with Dorrans moving to the centre instead of Brunt as both players were completely ineffective in the roles they were deployed in against the Champions.

West Brom Team News:

Miller and Mattock both sustained injuries in training through the week and are likely to be out of action for a few weeks. Otherwise the Baggies will be the same as last week apart from the addition of Odemwingie to the squad.

Player to watch: Graham Dorrans

After an unimpressive display last week Dorrans will be looking to kick off his Premier League campaign with a dazzling display to justify the reputation as Albion's star player.

Sunderland Team News:

Cattermole, Turner and Mensah will be missing for Sunderland which may gave the Baggies some hope.

Player to watch: Darren Bent

Darren Bent's movement and pace could well trouble Albion's defence who looked so static against Chelsea

Match Prediction:

1-1

Next Fixtures:

Leyton Orient in the League Cup on 24 August followed by an away trip to Liverpool on 29 August.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: S Wilton  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday August 21 2010

Time: 1:27PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Irvine - Penalty Call Changed The Game (Saturday December 20 2014)

Stats: QPR v WBA (Saturday December 20 2014)

Team Line Ups: QPR v WBA (Saturday December 20 2014)

Burnley Fixture Set For TV Coverage (Friday December 19 2014)

Irvine Sets Albion Goal Challenge (Friday December 19 2014)

Irvine - Brown's Confidence Is Growing (Thursday December 18 2014)

Irvine - Varela's Now On Song (Thursday December 18 2014)

Mixed Injury News Ahead Of QPR (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Archived West Bromwich Albion Articles

List All Vital Baggies Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 3 - 2 WBA
WBA 1 - 0 Aston Villa
Hull City 0 - 0 WBA
WBA 1 - 2 West Ham
WBA 0 - 1 Arsenal
Chelsea 2 - 0 WBA

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Liverpool 16 6 3 7 -3 21
12. Aston Villa 17 5 5 7 -10 20
13. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
14. WBA 17 4 5 8 -6 17
15. Q.P.R. 17 5 2 10 -12 17
16. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16
17. Crystal Palace 17 3 6 8 -8 15

Breaking League News

Harry Hails Hatrick Hero
Q.P.R. : 20/12/2014 23:12:00
Swansea : 20/12/2014 21:40:00
Bruce: We're Missing Our Big Players
Swansea : 20/12/2014 21:29:00
Wholesale Team Changes Pay Off For Monk
Swansea : 20/12/2014 21:23:00
Awesome Austin Blitzes Baggies
Q.P.R. : 20/12/2014 21:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

QPR MotM
Suggested By:  Baggy Boy
Foster 0%
Wisdom 0%
McAuley 0%
Lescott 0%
Pocognoli 0%
Morrison 0%
Dorrans 0%
Sessegnon 0%
Gardner 0%
Varela 0%
Ideye 0%
Sub - Berahino 0%
Sub - Gamboa 0%