Crystal Palace go to West Brom on Sunday lunchtime with the hosts understanding a win will transfer them out the Premier League relegation zone.
The Baggies are presently one level behind Fulham and may overtake them into 17th in the event that they beat Roy Hodgson’s south Londoners on the Hawthorns.
Palace, in the meantime, have their sights set larger with a victory for the Eagles taking them into 11th place, forward of Arsenal, Leeds and Aston Villa.
It guarantees to be an entertaining conflict within the Midlands, and talkSPORT brings you full LIVE commentary from the Hawthorns!
West Brom vs Crystal Palace: The way to hear
This Premier League conflict will get below means at 12pm on Sunday, December 6.
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Jake Livermore is again for the hosts after lacking West Brom’s previous two matches following a constructive coronavirus take a look at, together with Kieran Gibbs. Sam Discipline stays sidelined, nevertheless, and Conor Townsend can also be a doubt.
Palace are anticipated to welcome the return of Wilfried Zaha after a interval of self-isolation, and Luka Milivojevic is again from a three-match ban and able to play.
West Bromwich Albion doable beginning XI: Johnstone; Ajayi, Ivanovic, Bartley; Furlong, Gallagher, Sawyers, Gibbs; Pereira; Robinson, Grant
Crystal Palace doable beginning XI: Guaita; Clyne, Kouyate, Cahill, Van Aanholt; Townsend, Riedewald, McArthur, Eze; Ayew, Batshuayi
West Brom vs Crystal Palace: What has been mentioned
Slaven Bilic: “It’s not straightforward. It’s by no means good regardless of in case you are a brand new supervisor or in case you are an skilled supervisor. However after all through the years you possibly can take it as a little bit bit much less worrying.
“However you aren’t as glad after the win as you’re down after the defeat. The defeat, it hurts you bodily. After the win, you’re glad, you’re celebrating, however the defeat kills you.
“Particularly as a supervisor, it drains you as a result of now you realize that it’s important to unfold your power to the gamers to raise them up, and it takes its toll, it takes power as a result of every part is in your head.
“It’s a little bit bit simpler now as a result of while you do one thing for 15, 20 years, it’s simpler, I suppose. However you possibly can by no means be snug with a defeat in case you love the job, in case you are passionate.”
Roy Hodgson: “I’ve a substantial amount of affection for the membership. I’ve been very lucky, all the golf equipment I’ve labored for in England I’ve plenty of affection for.
“The West Brom supporters and folks across the membership have been superb to me and supportive.
“I discovered myself taking cost of a really responsive group of gamers identical to I’ve right here at Crystal Palace and had at Fulham and Blackburn earlier than, so I used to be lucky with that as properly.
“And fortunately we received some outcomes and in any respect golf equipment, if you wish to be held in any form of regard by the hierarchy, you have to get some factors on the board.”
West Brom vs Crystal Palace: Match info
- West Brom have misplaced simply considered one of their six Premier League dwelling video games in opposition to Crystal Palace (W2 D3), taking place 0-2 in March 2017.
- In all competitions, Crystal Palace are unbeaten in 4 conferences with West Brom (W3 D1), retaining a clear sheet every time.
- West Bromwich Albion earned their first Premier League victory of the season final outing in opposition to Sheffield United – the Baggies final gained back-to-back Premier League video games in Could 2018, whereas they final gained consecutive dwelling top-flight video games in February 2017 (a run of 4).
- West Bromwich Albion have the bottom anticipated targets complete to date within the Premier League this season (5.9); certainly, 43% of their targets have come from exterior the field, the best ratio within the competitors in 2020-21 (3/7).
- No aspect has scored fewer second half targets than West Brom within the Premier League this season (2), with a league-high 71% of the Baggies’ targets this time period coming earlier than half-time (5/7).
- Since retaining a clear sheet of their opening weekend victory in opposition to Southampton, Crystal Palace have conceded in every of their final 9 Premier League matches. Solely Sheffield United (13) are on an extended present run and not using a shutout.
- Of their final Premier League marketing campaign in 2017-18, West Brom did not win any of their seven league matches performed in December, drawing 4 and shedding three. No group has ever performed extra video games in a particular month of a single Premier League marketing campaign and not using a win.
- West Brom’s first 4 Premier League video games this season noticed a complete of 18 targets scored (F5 A13), at a mean of 4.5 per sport. Their final six league video games have seen simply seven targets scored (F2 A5), a mean of 1.2 per sport.
- Crystal Palace have the oldest common beginning XI within the Premier League this season (29 years, 132 days). Certainly, Roy Hodgson has named the 9 oldest beginning lineups within the competitors this time period, with their final sport in opposition to Newcastle the oldest to date (30y 182d).
- Crystal Palace supervisor Roy Hodgson has gained 10 of his 24 Premier League matches in opposition to sides he’s beforehand taken cost of within the competitors – solely Harry Redknapp and Sam Allardyce (11 every) have gained extra such video games.