West Bromwich Albion v Brighton & Hove Albion

Match Previews

West Brom will look to win their first league match since August when they welcome Brighton to The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon.

The Baggies remain 19th in the league table and boss Alan Pardew is still waiting for his first win in charge in the league but he did get some joy in the FA Cup last weekend.

West Brom travelled to Exeter and recorded a 2-0 win but the former Crystal Palace manager needs to get his team going in the Premier League.

He faces a number of selection headaches with Jonny Evans, Kieran Gibbs and Matt Phillips all struggling with injuries.

Midfield duo James Morrison and Nacer Chadli both remain on the sidelines but Brighton coach Chris Hughton is also pondering changes due to injuries.

Winger Izzy Brown suffered a season-ending knee injury against Crystal Palace on Monday, while Steve Sidwell has suffered a setback in training.

West Brom have a strong record against Brighton at The Hawthorns, having not lost on their own patch in their last nine meetings.

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