West Brom v Liverpool FC: Starting teams

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Updated: February 2, 2014

We have the starting teams from The Hawthorns as West Brom welcome Champions League chasing Liverpool FC.

Head-to-head

  • West Brom did the double over Liverpool last season for the first time since 1966-67, including a 3-0 win at the Hawthorns in August 2012 – but lost 2-1 in a League Cup tie there last September.
  • Liverpool won 4-1 in this season’s reverse fixture at Anfield courtesy of a Luis Suarez hat-trick.

West Bromwich Albion

  • Wednesday’s derby defeat by Aston Villa extended the Baggies poor run to one win in the last 13 matches.
  • The 4-3 Villa loss was the second time this season they had conceded four goals in a game – having previously done so against Liverpool.
  • Albion’s only away win in 11 attempts this season came against Manchester United in September.
  • The Baggies have conceded the opening goal in 14 of their 23 games; only Cardiff (15) and Fulham (18) have a worse record.
  • West Brom have had a league-high 15 different goalscorers this season (16 including own goals).


Liverpool

  • Liverpool have won three of the last four games (D1) in the Premier League.
  • The Merseysiders have scored in their last 13 games, netting a total of 40 in that spell.
  • Steven Gerrard has scored in his last three league games, his best scoring run since four in a row in December 2012.
  • Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge have played a combined 33 Premier League games this season and scored 36 goals.
  • Only Manchester City (18) have scored the first goal on more occasions than Liverpool (17).

Starting Teams -

West Brom - Foster, Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell, Gera, Mulumbu, Yacob, Brunt, Berahino, Vydra

Liverpool FC Mignolet, Flanagan, Cissokho, Toure, Skrtel, Gerrard, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho, Suarez, Sturridge

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