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Team news: West Bromwich Albion v Rovers

A number of changes have been made for today's game against the Baggies...

27 October 2018

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Tony Mowbray has made five changes to his starting lineup for today's clash against West Bromwich Albion from the one that played against Swansea City in midweek.

Jack Rodwell comes into the team at the expense of Darragh Lenihan, who hasn't recovered from the hip injury he suffered with against the Swans on Tuesday night.

Derrick Williams returns at left back in place of Amari'i Bell, whilst Corry Evans drops to the bench and is replaced by Craig Conway.

Joe Rothwell and Kasey Palmer are the other alterations, with Adam Armstrong and Danny Graham both dropping to the bench.

For the hosts, Dwight Gayle misses out after picking up an injury in the midweek home defeat to Derby County.

Ex-Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez leads the line, whilst Burnley-born Harvey Barnes will start behind him for Darren Moore's outfit.

Chris Brunt, who Tony Mowbray signed for West Brom during his time in charge at the Hawthorns, will begin the day on the bench.

The game at the Hawthorns kicks off at 3pm and you can follow all the action on iFollow Rovers and via our social media channels.

West  Bromwich  Albion: Johnstone, Bartley, Sako, Morrison, Livermore (c), Phillips, Townsend, Barnes, Rodriguez, Adarabioyo, Dawson.

Substitutes:  Myhill, Mears, Brunt, Hoolahan, Robson-Kanu, Field, Burke.

Rovers: Raya, Bennett, Rodwell, Mulgrew (c), Williams, Reed, Smallwood, Conway, Rothwell, Palmer, Dack.

Substitutes: Leutwiler, Armstrong, Bell, Brereton, Travis, Evans, Graham.


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