Long starts for Baggies against Hammers

Long starts for Baggies against Hammers

West Brom head coach Steve Clarke made two enforced changes for the home Barclays Premier League clash with West Ham.

Full-backs Steven Reid and Liam Ridgewell were ruled out through injury and replaced by Billy Jones and Goran Popov respectively as Albion aimed to halt a run of three successive defeats.

Hammers midfielder Gary O’Neil replaced the injured Mohamed Diame in the only change from the side beaten at home by Liverpool.

West Brom: Myhill, Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Popov, Brunt, Morrison, Mulumbu, Gera, Odemwingie, Long.

Subs: Daniels, Rosenberg, Dorrans, Lukaku, Dawson, Tamas, Fortune.

West Ham: Jaaskelainen, Demel, Reid, Collins, O’Brien, Noble, O’Neil, Jarvis, Nolan, Taylor, Cole.

Subs: Spiegel, Tomkins, Maiga, Spence, Moncur, Lletget.

Referee: Phil Dowd (Staffordshire)

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