West Brom will play Premier League defending Champions Manchester City today at their home ground The Hawthorns.
Kick-off: Friday, 26-December-14, 15:00
Venue: The Hawthorns
Referee: Mark Clattenburg
The home side will be without defender Jonas Olsson while midfielder Chris Brunt and striker Victor Anichebe are doubtful for this clash.
Brown Ideye is likely to start once again with Saido Berahino on the bench.
Trio strikers Sergio Agüero, Edin Dzeko and Stevan Jovetic are all out with their respective injures but Jose Pozo is a doubt with illness.
Skipper Vincent Kompany and youngster Matija Nastasic both remain on the sidelines.
- West Brom have won only one of their eight Boxing Day Premier League matches.
- West Brom have won only two of their last eight League games.
- Manchester City have won last eight games in all competitions.
- The Citizens have kept clean sheets in each of their last three Premier League games.
- City are unbeaten against West Brom in the past six games.
West Bromwich Albion 1 – 2 Manchester CityThe away side are three point away from the league leaders Chelsea who will play West Ham United in an early game today.
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