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Steve Clarke must choose between Ben Foster and Boaz Myhill

Clarke faces selection headache as Foster fights for No 1 shirt with Myhill

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UPDATED:

10:48 GMT, 21 December 2012

Steve Clarke goes into tomorrow’s match against Norwich City with a thorny selection dilemma after Ben Foster confirmed his fitness.

West Brom’s head coach will be forced to choose between stand-in Boaz Myhill and the former Manchester United shot-stopper who has recovered from a nagging groin problem.

Myhill has proved an able deputy in Foster’s absence, the Wales international playing his part in keeping a clean sheet during last week’s goalless draw with West Ham.

In contention: Ben Foster has declared himself fit to face Norwich

In contention: Ben Foster has declared himself fit to face Norwich

Clarke said: 'Boaz has been great since Ben’s been out. I’ve got Luke Daniels as cover.

'I’m really privileged to have them as first-choice keepers and a youngster of Luke’s quality also at the club.

'It will be difficult for me, but it is something I will make an honest decision on.'

Claudio Yacob will be unavailable to the Scot as he is still to recover from a hamstring injury while Steven Reid remains sidelined with a sore shin.

Deputy: Boaz Myhill has stepped in for West Brom while Foster was sidelined

Deputy: Boaz Myhill has stepped in for West Brom while Foster was sidelined

And the demands of the busy Festive and New Year programme appear to have dashed any hopes that a string of Championship clubs had over signing striker Chris Wood on a permanent deal.

Clarke added: 'I’ve still got the possibility of picking up suspensions or injuries from this run of games.

'At the moment, Chris is a West Bromwich Albion player.

'The club’s is the most important thing and when a decision has to be made then it will be made for the benefit of West Brom.'

West Brom 2 Chelsea 1: Baggies march into Champions League places to give Di Matteo the Blues

West Brom 2 Chelsea 1: Baggies march into Champions League places to give Di Matteo the Blues

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UPDATED:

17:30 GMT, 17 November 2012

West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie made it a miserable return to the Hawthorns for Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo with a second-half winner to stun the Champions League holders.

The Nigerian international headed home a cross from Shane Long whose opening goal had been cancelled out by Eden Hazard.

Baggy boys: West Brom players celebrate Peter Odemwingie's winner

Baggy boys: West Brom players celebrate Peter Odemwingie's winner

Match facts

West Brom: Myhill, Jones, Olsson, Tamas, Ridgewell, Morrison (Dorrans 70), Yacob, Mulumbu, Gera (Brunt 70), Long (Rosenberg 80), Odemwingie. Subs Not Used: Luke Daniels, Reid, Popov, Fortune.

Scorers: Long 10,Odemwingie 50.

Chelsea: Cech, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Luiz, Bertrand, Romeu (Oscar 62), Mikel (Ramires 80), Hazard, Sturridge,Torres (Mata 62), Moses. Subs Not Used: Turnbull, Ivanovic, Cole, Marin.

Scorer: Hazard 39.

Att: 25,933

Ref: Michael Oliver (Northumberland).

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It condemned Di Matteo, who spent two years as Albion boss, and his side to a first away Barclays Premier League defeat of the campaign.

But his former club, managed by ex-Chelsea number two Steve Clarke, are dreaming of Europe after registering a sixth win in seven home games.

The Blues dominated for long periods territorially with Victor Moses and Daniel Sturridge causing problems.

But they found keeper Boaz Myhill, who was deputising for the injured Ben Foster, in inspired form with several crucial saves.

Chelsea clearly missed the physical presence at the back of injured skipper John Terry who will be side-lined for three weeks with a knee injury.

Long and Odemwingie fully capitalised on the absence of the former England defender as they punished some slack defending.

Long appeared on a one-man mission to honour his grandmother, who died yesterday, with another superb performance.

On target: Shane Long opens the scoring for West Brom

Bright start: Shane Long scores the opener for West Brom

Bright start: Shane Long scores the opener for West Brom

The Republic of Ireland international revealed a T-shirt which said 'RIP Nan' after scoring the opening goal.

Chelsea dominated possession in the early stages and Ryan Bertrand came close to putting them ahead after eight minutes.

Hazard warning: Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates his goal

Hazard warning: Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates his goal

Moses made a powerful run to the byline and squared the ball back across the danger area to Bertrand whose low left-footed drive was cleared off the line by Liam Ridgewell.

But 60 seconds later the Baggies took the lead via their first worthwhile attack. Zoltan Gera played the ball back to James Morrison whose floated cross picked out Long who got in behind David Luiz to head home from close range.

Level pegging: Eden Hazard scores Chelsea's equaliser

Level pegging: Eden Hazard scores Chelsea's equaliser

It was the Republic of Ireland international's sixth goal of the campaign.

Chelsea tried to retaliate and John Obi Mikel's low 30-yard drive was only just off target with Myhill scrambling across his line.

Poor run: Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo

Poor run: Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo

Myhill then got his body behind a swerving first time attempt from Sturridge.

Albion were at their most threatening on the counter-attack and Long, under pressure from Gary Cahill, had a shot saved by Petr Cech after attacking a cross from Billy Jones.

Long game: Shane Long celebrates his opener for West Brom

Long game: Shane Long celebrates his opener for West Brom

Long was then just off target with a curling drive after he had shaken off the challenge of Cahill. But after 38 minutes Hazard levelled for the Blues with his fourth goal of the season.

He attacked Cesar Azpilicueta's deep cross and was able to squeeze the ball past Myhill at the far post with a powerful header.

Chelsea continued to dominate possession and Moses fired over after being teed up by Cahill.

Heading up the table: Peter Odemwingie celebrates his winner for West Brom

Heading up the table: Peter Odemwingie celebrates his winner for West Brom

But Odemwingie restored Albion's lead five minutes into the second half.

This time Long was the creator with a cross to the near post and the Nigerian international got in front of Bertrand to glance his header past Cech for his fourth goal of the campaign.

Di Matteo made a double change with the ineffective Fernando Torres and Oriol Romeu making way for Juan Mata and Oscar respectively.

Frustrated: Daniel Sturridge reacts after missing a chance for Chelsea

Frustrated: Daniel Sturridge reacts after missing a chance for Chelsea

Myhill made a fine save to turn aside Sturridge's close range flick after Mata's ball had opened up the West Brom defence.

He then went down to cling on to Hazard's deflected shot as Chelsea delivered wave after wave of attacks.

Sturridge should have made it 2-2 with three minutes left but screwed his shot across the face of goal.

Newcastle 2 West Bromwich 1 – match report

Newcastle 2 West Brom 1: Last gasp Cisse goal earns Toon all three points

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17:18 GMT, 28 October 2012

Papiss Cisse deflected home a fortunate injury-time winner for Newcastle as Alan Pardew's men recovered from Romelu Lukaku's equaliser for West Brom to grab three Barclays Premier League points at St James' Park.

Substitute Sammy Ameobi struck a left-foot shot from the edge of the box which took a heavy deflection off the back of Cisse and was cruelly diverted past Baggies keeper Ben Foster to seal the home side's win.

Demba Ba had netted his seventh goal in nine starts to give the Magpies a 35th-minute lead, but the dangerous Lukaku looked to have snatched the visitors a point when he headed home a Zoltan Gera cross 10 minutes into the second half.


Leaving it late: Papiss Cisse is mobbed by team-mates after scoring a late winner

Leaving it late: Papiss Cisse is mobbed by team-mates after scoring a late winner

Match facts

Newcastle: Krul, Simpson (Cisse 61), Coloccini, Williamson, Santon, Ben Arfa, Cabaye, Perch, Gutierrez, Ba (Sammy Ameobi 72), Shola Ameobi (Obertan 61).

Subs Not Used: Harper, Anita, Steven Taylor, Ferguson.

Booked: Perch, Cabaye, Gutierrez.

Goals: Ba 35, Cisse 90.

West Brom: Foster, Tamas, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell, Morrison, Gera (Popov 88), Mulumbu, Dorrans (Rosenberg 72), Odemwingie, Lukaku (Long 65).

Subs Not Used: Luke Daniels, El Ghanassy, Jara Reyes, Fortune.

Booked: Mulumbu, Ridgewell.

Goal: Lukaku 55.

Attendance: 49,731

Referee: Chris Foy

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The Baggies, clearly not lacking confidence despite their defeat to Manchester City last weekend, had showed their attacking intentions from the start with Lukaku looking particularly lively down the left.

But the home side had the first real chance in the 14th minute when Shola Amoebi – who had been preferred to Cisse in the starting line-up – dug out a deep cross from the right which found Ba unmarked to flash a close-range header inches wide.

Ba had an ambitious penalty appeal turned down after tangling in the box with Albion captain Jonas Olsson two minutes later, and as the home side began to dominate possession Davide Santon brought a fine save out of Ben Foster with a long-range drive.

But the visitors had a fantastic chance to go ahead in the 26th minute when Graham Dorrans charged over the halfway line on a swift counter-attack and fed Lukaku, who was clean through on goal but saw his left-foot shot flapped out for a corner by the advancing Tim Krul.

Ameobi blazed a 32nd-minute chance into the upper tier before the hosts finally broke the deadlock three minutes later, Ameobi flicking a long Krul goal-kick into the box where Gareth McAuley made a mess of things and let Ba nip in to prod his seventh goal in nine starts past Foster.

At the death: Cisse scored the winner for Newcastle in stoppage time

At the death: Cisse scored the winner for Newcastle in stoppage time

Lukaku had another superb chance five minutes before the break when he was put through by Youssouf Mulumbu, but once again could find no way past the impressive Krul.

After a slow start to the second half, Lukaku finally got the goal his performance deserved in the 55th minute when he squeezed in between Santon and Fabricio Coloccini to nod home a Zoltan Gera cross from close range.

Magpies boss Alan Pardew responded by making a double substitution, bolstering his forward line with the introduction of Cisse for the tiring Ameobi, while Gabriel Obertan replaced Danny Simpson.

Rescuing a point: Romelu Lukaku celebrates his goal making it 1-1

Rescuing a point: Romelu Lukaku celebrates his goal making it 1-1

Heading home: Lukaku scores with a close range header

Heading home: Lukaku scores with a close range header

Clarke, meanwhile, made a surprising change with the increasingly dangerous Lukaku hauled off and replaced by fellow striker Shane Long, which appeared to have the adverse effect of bringing an abrupt end to the visitors' best spell of the game.

Ba hobbled off on 72 minutes to be replaced by Sammy Ameobi, and shortly afterwards Albion came close when Mulumbu shot down the left flank and set up a shooting chance for Markus Rosenborg, who hesitated for too long on the edge of the box.

Sealed with a kiss: Demba Ba celebrates putting Newcastle ahead

Sealed with a kiss: Demba Ba celebrates putting Newcastle ahead

Cool finish: Ba shoots past Ben Foster

Cool finish: Ba shoots past Ben Foster

But the Baggies had regained their composure and began to put the hosts under real pressure, only Krul's alertness preventing the busy Rosenborg getting the vital touch on a deep cross by Long from the right flank.

Rosenborg was again unfortunate not to reach a cross from the left by Gabriel Tamas while at the other end a cross by Gabriel Obertan was too strong for Cisse, who could get no direction on it in front of goal.

Getting the block in: Jonas Gutierrez's shot is blocked by Peter Odemwingie

Getting the block in: Jonas Gutierrez's shot is blocked by Peter Odemwingie

Winning the ball: Danny Simpson and Yohan Cabaye try to take the ball from Graham Dorrans

Winning the ball: Danny Simpson and Yohan Cabaye try to take the ball from Graham Dorrans

Heads up: Newcastle's Shola Ameobi and West Brom's Gareth McAuley jump for the ball

Heads up: Newcastle's Shola Ameobi and West Brom's Gareth McAuley jump for the ball

But just when it looked like the Baggies had secured the point their performance deserved, Ameobi tried his luck from the edge of the box and Cisse diverted home the winner to keep Newcastle's fine home record on track.

West Brom 3 QPR 2: Baggies seize on blunders to pile pressure on Mark Hughes

West Brom 3 QPR 2: Baggies seize on blunders to pile pressure on Hughes

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UPDATED:

17:33 GMT, 6 October 2012

West Brom increased the pressure on
QPR boss Mark Hughes as a fifth defeat in seven games left the west
London team anchored at the bottom of the Barclays Premier League
without a win.

Rangers have taken only two points
out of a possible 21 and they were always facing an uphill task after
early goals from James Morrison and Zoltan Gera.

Up for it: James Morrison heads West Brom in front

Up for it: James Morrison heads West Brom in front

Match facts

West Brom: Foster, Tamas (Jara Reyes 46), McAuley, Olsson, Popov, Yacob, Mulumbu, Gera, Morrison, Odemwingie (Rosenberg 62),
Long (Lukaku 62). Subs Not Used: Luke Daniels, Dorrans, Dawson, Fortune.

Booked: Tamas,Mulumbu.

Goals: Morrison 5,Gera 22,Mulumbu 85.

QPR: Julio Cesar, Bosingwa, Ferdinand, Nelsen,Hill (Traore 46), Granero, Mbia (Hoilett 70), Wright-Phillips (Mackie 58),Taarabt,
Park, Zamora. Subs Not Used: Green, Cisse, Onuoha, Faurlin.

Booked: Park, Mackie.

Goals: Taarabt 35, Granero 90.

Att: 23,987

Ref: Mike Jones (Cheshire).

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They showed signs of improvement after Adel Taarabt had reduced the arrears. Youssouf Mulumbu made it 3-1 before an injury-time effort from Esteban Granero again cut the deficit.

QPR defender Anton Ferdinand was booed during the first half by some Albion fans in his first appearance since the full report from the Football Association into the John Terry case was published.

Albion registered their fourth home win, their best start to a top flight season in front of their own fans since 1919.

Steve Clarke's side should have wrapped up the game in the opening half hour and could have doubled their two-goal advantage against a QPR side carved open almost at will during that spell.

Hughes' men struggled to deal with the creativity of Morrison and the pace of Shane Long with Ferdinand and Clint Hill in particular looking uncertain at the back.

But Taarabt, in his first start since the opening day of the season, dragged them back into the game and he demanded close attention from the Baggies back four.

West Bromwich Albion's Zoltan Gera (right) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal

Head over heels: Zoltan Gera (right) celebrates after scoring the second goal

West Bromwich Albion's Zoltan Gera (right) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal

West Bromwich Albion's Zoltan Gera (right) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal

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Albion's acting skipper Jonas Olsson
received a standing ovation from the home fans before kick-off after
signing a new four-year contract – and his side needed only four minutes
to go ahead.

Baggies leading scorer Shane Long was too quick for Hill before
delivering an inviting right-wing cross. Morrison timed his run
perfectly to get behind Ferdinand and direct his header back across
Julio Cesar into the corner of the net.

Albion looked sharp going forward and Long missed a golden chance to double their lead in a lightning counter-attack.

Look says it all: Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes (left)

Look says it all: Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes (left)

Star man: West Bromwich Albion's James Morrison (left)

Star man: West Bromwich Albion's James Morrison (left)

Peter Odemwingie picked out the run of Morrison and his cross was
perfectly weighted to find Long but from six yards out he fired over the
bar.

QPR had no answer to West Brom's first touch football and a shocking
error by Ferdinand gifted them their second goal after 22 minutes.

Once again Morrison supplied the ball into the danger area and
Ferdinand's attempted clearance fell straight to Zoltan Gera, who made
no mistake from 10 yards out.

Danger man: Adel Taarabt (left) scored another stunner

Danger man: Adel Taarabt (left) scored another stunner

Albion right-back Gabriel Tamas was booked for bringing down Taarabt
before the QPR midfielder gave his side a lifeline with a stunning
finish after 35 minutes.

Esteban Granero played the ball into the path of Taarabt on the edge of
the box and he brought it under control before volleying past Ben
Foster.

But Albion still threatened danger everytime they ventured forward and
it needed a fine save from Cesar to deny Gera a second goal.

Hand off: Stephane Mbia of Queen Park Rangers

Hand off: Stephane Mbia of Queen Park Rangers

Peter Odemwingie's defence-splitting pass found the Hungarian
international free inside the box but Cesar managed to deflect his shot
past the post.

QPR skipper Park Ji-sung was booked in first half injury-time for a lunge at Gera.

Both sides made a half-time switch with Tamas and Hill replaced by Gonzalo Jara Reyes and Armand Traore respectively.

The visitors showed attacking intent at the start of the second period and Foster held a low drive from the impressive Taarabt.

Morrison had a shot deflected wide but Albion were guilty of sloppy play.

It prompted Clarke to make a double change with strikers Romelu Lukaku and Markus Rosenberg replacing Long and Odemwingie.

Granero had the chance to level matters but sliced his shot wide after more good work by Taarabt.
But Morrison almost capped another top performance with a second goal as his 35-yard drive flashed inches wide.

With five minutes left Mulumbu made it 3-1 after exchanging passes with
Jara Reyes – but QPR showed plenty of spirit and Granero reduced the gap
again in injury-time with a cool finish.

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West Brom 3 QPR 2: Baggies seize on defensive blunders to go third

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16:19 GMT, 6 October 2012

West Brom increased the pressure on
QPR boss Mark Hughes as a fifth defeat in seven games left the west
London team anchored at the bottom of the Barclays Premier League
without a win.

Rangers have taken only two points
out of a possible 21 and they were always facing an uphill task after
early goals from James Morrison and Zoltan Gera.

Up for it: James Morrison heads West Brom in front

Up for it: James Morrison heads West Brom in front

Match facts

West Brom: Foster, Tamas (Jara Reyes 46), McAuley, Olsson, Popov, Yacob, Mulumbu, Gera, Morrison, Odemwingie (Rosenberg 62),
Long (Lukaku 62). Subs Not Used: Luke Daniels, Dorrans, Dawson, Fortune.

Booked: Tamas,Mulumbu.

Goals: Morrison 5,Gera 22,Mulumbu 85.

QPR: Julio Cesar, Bosingwa, Ferdinand, Nelsen,Hill (Traore 46), Granero, Mbia (Hoilett 70), Wright-Phillips (Mackie 58),Taarabt,
Park, Zamora. Subs Not Used: Green, Cisse, Onuoha, Faurlin.

Booked: Park, Mackie.

Goals: Taarabt 35, Granero 90.

Att: 23,987

Ref: Mike Jones (Cheshire).

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They showed signs of improvement after Adel Taarabt had reduced the arrears. Youssouf Mulumbu made it 3-1 before an injury-time effort from Esteban Granero again cut the deficit.

QPR defender Anton Ferdinand was booed during the first half by some Albion fans in his first appearance since the full report from the Football Association into the John Terry case was published.

Albion registered their fourth home win, their best start to a top flight season in front of their own fans since 1919.

Steve Clarke's side should have wrapped up the game in the opening half hour and could have doubled their two-goal advantage against a QPR side carved open almost at will during that spell.

Hughes' men struggled to deal with the creativity of Morrison and the pace of Shane Long with Ferdinand and Clint Hill in particular looking uncertain at the back.

But Taarabt, in his first start since the opening day of the season, dragged them back into the game and he demanded close attention from the Baggies back four.

West Bromwich Albion's Zoltan Gera (right) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal

Head over heels: Zoltan Gera (right) celebrates after scoring the second goal

West Bromwich Albion's Zoltan Gera (right) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal

West Bromwich Albion's Zoltan Gera (right) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal

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Albion's acting skipper Jonas Olsson
received a standing ovation from the home fans before kick-off after
signing a new four-year contract – and his side needed only four minutes
to go ahead.

Baggies leading scorer Shane Long was too quick for Hill before
delivering an inviting right-wing cross. Morrison timed his run
perfectly to get behind Ferdinand and direct his header back across
Julio Cesar into the corner of the net.

Albion looked sharp going forward and Long missed a golden chance to double their lead in a lightning counter-attack.

Look says it all: Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes (left)

Look says it all: Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes (left)

Star man: West Bromwich Albion's James Morrison (left)

Star man: West Bromwich Albion's James Morrison (left)

Peter Odemwingie picked out the run of Morrison and his cross was
perfectly weighted to find Long but from six yards out he fired over the
bar.

QPR had no answer to West Brom's first touch football and a shocking
error by Ferdinand gifted them their second goal after 22 minutes.

Once again Morrison supplied the ball into the danger area and
Ferdinand's attempted clearance fell straight to Zoltan Gera, who made
no mistake from 10 yards out.

Danger man: Adel Taarabt (left) scored another stunner

Danger man: Adel Taarabt (left) scored another stunner

Albion right-back Gabriel Tamas was booked for bringing down Taarabt
before the QPR midfielder gave his side a lifeline with a stunning
finish after 35 minutes.

Esteban Granero played the ball into the path of Taarabt on the edge of
the box and he brought it under control before volleying past Ben
Foster.

But Albion still threatened danger everytime they ventured forward and
it needed a fine save from Cesar to deny Gera a second goal.

Hand off: Stephane Mbia of Queen Park Rangers

Hand off: Stephane Mbia of Queen Park Rangers

Peter Odemwingie's defence-splitting pass found the Hungarian
international free inside the box but Cesar managed to deflect his shot
past the post.

QPR skipper Park Ji-sung was booked in first half injury-time for a lunge at Gera.

Both sides made a half-time switch with Tamas and Hill replaced by Gonzalo Jara Reyes and Armand Traore respectively.

The visitors showed attacking intent at the start of the second period and Foster held a low drive from the impressive Taarabt.

Morrison had a shot deflected wide but Albion were guilty of sloppy play.

It prompted Clarke to make a double change with strikers Romelu Lukaku and Markus Rosenberg replacing Long and Odemwingie.

Granero had the chance to level matters but sliced his shot wide after more good work by Taarabt.
But Morrison almost capped another top performance with a second goal as his 35-yard drive flashed inches wide.

With five minutes left Mulumbu made it 3-1 after exchanging passes with
Jara Reyes – but QPR showed plenty of spirit and Granero reduced the gap
again in injury-time with a cool finish.

Aston Villa 1 West Brom 1: Match report

Aston Villa 1 West Brom 1: Super sub Bent cancels out Long's opener to earn point

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UPDATED:

17:01 GMT, 30 September 2012

Record signing Darren Bent came off the substitutes' bench to rescue a point for Aston Villa in a pulsating Barclays Premier League derby with West Brom at Villa Park.

Bent was axed by Villa boss Paul Lambert with Gabriel Agbonlahor and Christian Benteke preferred upfront.

But he had only been on the pitch 11 minutes when he fired the equaliser in front of England head coach Roy Hodgson to cancel out Shane Long's opener.

That'll do it: Bent scores late on for Villa

That'll do it: Bent scores late on for Villa

Match facts:

Aston Villa: Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Bennett, Albrighton (N'Zogbia 66min), Holman, El Ahmadi, Delph (Bannan 71min) Agbonlahor, Benteke (Bent 68min).

Subs not used: Given, Westwood, Weimann, Lichaj.

Goal: Bent 80

West Brom: Foster, Jones (Tamas 45+2min), McAuley, Olsson, Popov, Morrison, Mulumbu, Yacob, Brunt (Dorrans 39min), Gera, Long (Lukaku 72min).

Goal: Long 51

Subs not used: Luke Daniels, Rosenberg, El Ghanassy, Fortune.

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All square: Aston Villa striker Darren Bent scores to make it 1-1

All square: Aston Villa striker Darren Bent scores to make it 1-1

Opening up: Shane Long puts the Baggies ahead

Opening up: Shane Long puts the Baggies ahead

Making no mistake: Shane Long scores for West Brom from close range

Making no mistake: Shane Long scores for West Brom from close range

Going close: Gabriel Agbonlahor has a shot for Villa

Going close: Gabriel Agbonlahor has a shot for Villa

High jump: Matthew Lowton competes for the ball with Chris Brunt

High jump: Matthew Lowton competes for the ball with Chris Brunt

Taking a tumble: Karim El Ahmadi tackles Yousuff Mulumbu

Taking a tumble: Karim El Ahmadi tackles Yousuff Mulumbu

Battle for the ball: Aston Villa's Brett Holman challenges Billy Jones

Battle for the ball: Aston Villa's Brett Holman challenges Billy Jones

Midfield battle: Chris Brunt tries to win the ball from Marc Albrighton

Midfield battle: Chris Brunt tries to win the ball from Marc Albrighton

Frustration: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert sees a chance go wide

Frustration: Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert sees a chance go wide

Warm embrace: Paul Lambert and Steve Clarke shake hands before the game

Warm embrace: Paul Lambert and Steve Clarke shake hands before the game