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West Bromwich Albion vs. Wigan Athletic

Hawthorns

01/02/11

7:45pm

West Brom v Latics Preview

Wigan Athletic travel down the M6 this evening to face West Brom in a bottom of the table clash looking for their second double of the season.

Latics beat the Baggies at the DW Stadium back in November and would welcome a similar result tonight has they try and claw their way out of the bottom three.

With players coming back from injury thick and fast there is a renewed optimism around the camp, James McCarthy and Victor Moses are both chomping at the bit and shouting for a starting place, though Moses` lack of fitness could see him on the bench.

West Brom are in real danger of being sucked into the relegation fight and are desperate to keep a clean sheet for the first time in 21 matches as their defensive frailties look like a big problem for Roberto de Matteo.

With ex-Latic Paul Scharner in the Baggies team though there is likely to be a little episode or two tonight, here`s hoping for a good game and three points to take back up the M6.

West Bromwich Albion Team News:

The Baggies could be set to give new signing Carlos Vela his debut, but Graham Dorrans is out.

West Brom from:

Myhill, Jara, Tamas, Olsson, Cech, Brunt, Mulumbu, Tchoyi, Thomas, Scharner, Morrison, Bednar, Odemwingie, Carson, Pablo, Shorey, Zuiverloon, Cox, Vela

Player to watch: Paul Scharner

We know all about him!!!

Wigan Athletic Team News:

Tom Cleverley injured, new signing Conor Sammon not eligible

Latics from:

Al Habsi, Gohouri, G. Caldwell, S. Caldwell, Figueroa, Diame, McArthur, Thomas, N'Zogbia, Boyce, Watson, Stam, Di Santo, Rodallega, Pollitt, McCarthy, Gomez, McManaman, Moses


Player to watch: Charles N'Zogbia

We need Charlie to be on fire

Any Previous?

Latics and West Brom have met on 14 previous occasions

Latics 6 wins, West Brom 6, draws 2

Last Six Meetings

13/11/2010 Premier League - Latics 1-0 WBA
9/05/2009 Premier League - WBA 3-1 Latics
29/11/2008 Premier League - Latics 2-1 WBA
15/01/2006 Premier League - Latics 0-1 WBA
10/09/2005 Premier League - WBA 1-2 Latics
16/03/2004 Championship - WBA 2-1 Latics

Ref Watch:

Phil Dowd (Staffs)

Match Prediction:

Head says 1-1 draw

Heart says 2-0 Latics win, as always goingwith teh head

Up Next:

Premier League

Latics v Blackburn Rovers
DW Stadium
Saturday
5/02/2011
3pm




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The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 1 2011

Time: 12:16PM

Your Comments

2-0 Latics win for me
worbo
I thought you said you're going with the head... didn't you mean the heart, worbo?
robin
Haha very tired Rob after all the excitement yesterday ;)
worbo
 

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