FA Cup Preview: West Brom - Norwich City
Paul Lambert's side triumphed 2-1 at the Hawthorns a fortnight ago and will look for a similar result as both teams seek progression to the fifth round.
By Joel Lamy
Jara Reyes, McAuley, Olsson, Shorey
Morrison, Mulumbu, Dorrans, Thomas
Martin, Ayala, Whitbread, Naughton
Pilkington, Hoolahan, Johnson, Surman
Expect Simon Cox and Marc-Antoine Fortune to lead the line for the home team, and James Morrison and Jerome Thomas should also retain their places in the starting XI.
Declan Rudd is out with an ankle injury for Norwich, Marc Tierney has a groin problem and Elliot Ward has resumed light training following a knee issue sustained in preseason, although neither are expected to feature at the Hawthorns.
Captain Grant Holt should retain his place in Paul Lambert's team alongside Steve Morison following Saturday's 0-0 draw with Chelsea, although Simeon Jackson may feature.
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- However, the Baggies have registered just three home victories all season in all competitions.
- Norwich defeated Burnley 4-1 to progress to the third round of the FA Cup.
- The team kept its first clean sheet of the season last weekend when it drew 0-0 with Chelsea.
- These sides met two weeks ago, with the Canaries winning 2-1 thanks to goals from Andrew Surman and Steve Morison (right).
- That win was Norwich’s 16th of all-time against West Brom, which has registered 22 wins, while 15 have meetings ended as draws.
- These sides have met three times in the FA Cup, each time at the Hawthorns and all resulting in home victories accompanied by clean sheets.
- Norwich has lost just one of its last nine matches.
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Top 3 Predictions
West Bromwich 1-2 Norwich City
- 18.37 %
West Bromwich 1-1 Norwich City
- 14.29 %
West Bromwich 2-3 Norwich City
- 12.25 %
|English Premier League (EPL) (EPL)||Dec 7, 2013||West Bromwich 0 - Norwich City 2|
|English Premier League (EPL) (EPL)||May 12, 2013||Norwich City 4 - West Bromwich 0|
|English Premier League (EPL) (EPL)||Dec 22, 2012||West Bromwich 2 - Norwich City 1|
|FA Cup (FA)||Jan 28, 2012||West Bromwich 1 - Norwich City 2|
|English Premier League (EPL) (EPL)||Jan 14, 2012||West Bromwich 1 - Norwich City 2|
|Dec 14, 2013||Cardiff City 1 - West Bromwich 0||EPL|
|Dec 7, 2013||West Bromwich 0 - Norwich City 2||EPL|
|Dec 4, 2013||West Bromwich 2 - Manchester City 3||EPL|
|Nov 30, 2013||Newcastle 2 - West Bromwich 1||EPL|
|Nov 25, 2013||West Bromwich 2 - Aston Villa 2||EPL|
|30||Sebastien Gabriel Tamaş||Defender|
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