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Ivan Cavaleiro
H. Reed
2 - 2
K. Bartley
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Matheus Pereira
M. Diagne
2 - 1
K. Bartley
1 - 1
B. De Cordova-Reid
A. Mitrović
0 - 1

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Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 7
Total Passes 336 574
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West Brom face another crunch match in their battle against the drop in their next outing away to Sheffield United on Tuesday. Fulham host Leicester City in their next Premier League game on Wednesday.
West Brom and Fulham play out a thrilling 2-2 draw at The Hawthorns in their Premier League clash this afternoon. Bobby De Cordova-Reid put the Cottagers ahead in the first half where they could have been three or four goals in front. However, the Baggies battled back after the break and equalised through Kyle Bartley before Matheus Pereira completed the turnaround to put them ahead. There was to be another twist in the tale as substitute Ivan Cavaleiro converted at the back post with a diving header to earn Fulham a share of the spoils.
90' + 1' Gallagher lifts a cross into the area for Grant in space, but he cannot get over the top of his header and it loops into the air. Grant cannot make contact again before Tosin does enough to thwart him and clear the danger.
90' There will be three minutes of added time.
90' Gibbs surges down the left flank and he supplies a dangerous cross. Phillips tries to connect, but he misses his strike and it allows Fulham to get men behind the ball to crowd him out.
88' There's still time in the contest for someone to notch a winner. However, it might take something special at this stage.
86' Gibbs brings down Mitrovic on the right flank, but the delivery from Lookman from the resulting free-kick is cleared away by the Baggies.
85' Loftus-Cheek releases Tete in space down the right flank. The wing-back tries to pick out Mitrovic in the middle, but the ball just evades the forward.
M. Phillips
J. Livermore
83' Livermore makes way for Phillips for the home side.
82' Mitrovic works an offload back to Anguissa on the edge of the box, but his effort is charged down by Furlong.
81' SAVE! Mitrovic rises highest in the box to direct a header at goal from Lookman's cross, but his effort is stopped on the line by Johnstone.
K. Tete
O. Aina
81' Aina makes way for the visitors and is replaced by Tete.
79' Fulham have the confidence now and the Baggies are edging back towards the edge of their own box. A crucial final 11 minutes awaits in the context of the relegation battle.
H. Reed
76' Reed delivers a perfect cross from the right flank to the back post, allowing Cavaleiro to head home.
Ivan Cavaleiro
76' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!! CAVALEIRO EQUALISES!!!!! 2-2!!!! The Cottagers are back in the game out of nowhere as Cavaleiro heads home at the back post. Reed is the architect producing a sublime cross from the right flank. He cuts his delivery dangerously across the face of goal, allowing Cavaleiro to coast in on the dive before directing his header past Johnstone.
K. Bartley
Yellow Card
75' Bartley goes into the book for a loose challenge on Loftus-Cheek.
74' Anguissa takes posssession on the edge of the box and lines up a drive. It takes a deflection on its way to goal, but Johnstone makes a comfortable save.
73' WIDE! The Baggies are inches away from a third goal. Fulham fail to clear their lines from a West Brom corner and Ajayi nudges it into the path of Bartley. He strikes at goal from a tight angle, but places his effort just past the left post.
H. Reed
M. Lemina
72' Reed replaces Lemina in the middle of the park for the visitors.
Ivan Cavaleiro
B. De Cordova-Reid
72' De Cordova-Reid could have notched a vital second for Fulham, but he struck the post. The forward is now withdrawn for Cavaleiro.
70' Gallagher has a run at Robinson down the right flank, but the defender holds his ground and brushes him off the ball.
68' Parker will be fuming with his team. They were dominant in the first half, but they've completely let the game slip from their grasp in the second.
M. Diagne
66' Diagne bustles down the right flank and he sends a low cross towards the near post for Pereira to convert.
Matheus Pereira
66' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!! PEREIRA PUTS THE BAGGIES AHEAD!!!! 2-1!!! West Brom complete the turnaround as Pereira stabs the ball home from close range. Diagne on his debut takes possession down the right flank and he forces a low ball into the box. Pereira makes a run to the near post and pokes a left-footed strike past Areola. What a comeback from the hosts.
65' Mitrovic was the key figure for the visitors in the first half, but he has not been able to get into the contest since the restart.
63' Loftus-Cheek rolls Bartley down the right flank and goes down on the edge of the box. However, he sees his appeal for a free-kick turned down by referee Anthony Taylor.
60' Fulham have not responded in the second half. They've allowed the home side to work their way back into the game and are now on the back foot.
58' De Cordova-Reid finds space on the right flank, but he sees his cross repelled by Ajayi in the middle.
55' WIDE! Pereira drifts into a promising position 25 yards from goal and goes for a drive that curls just wide of the right post.
53' Grant works the ball into the final third and looks for space to strike, but he gets crowded out on the edge of the box before he can pull the trigger.
51' The Baggies are beginning to press Fulham in possession at the back. The Cottagers are having to work a lot harder in the second half.
49' Fulham have paid the price for their inefficiency in front of goal in the first half. It was a cheap goal to concede and now the Cottagers have to do all the hard work again.
K. Bartley
47' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!! BARTLEY EQUALISES FOR THE HOSTS!!! 1-1!!! The Baggies are back in the game after the restart. Pereira clips a cross into the box that is deflected into the path of Bartley. The defender guides his right-footed strike beyond the reach of Areola into the top-right corner to level the scores.
46' We're back underway at The Hawthorns.
M. Diagne
C. Robinson
46' Diagne replaces Robinson at the break for the home side.
West Brom were poor to say the least in the first half. Sam Allardyce will have been mortified by his side's performance at the back, allowing the visitors multiple chances to score. However, they remain in the game, but have to improve 10-fold in the second period.
Fulham take a 1-0 lead into the break in their Premier League clash against West Brom at The Hawthorns. Bobby De Cordova-Reid fired the visitors ahead following a neat move. He should have added a second, only to be denied by the post. Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Ademola Lookman have also come close in a half dominated by Scott Parker's men.
45' + 1' Lookman releases Robinson on the left flank and he has options in the box. Livemore is well placed for the home side to make the vital interception.
45' There will be one minute of added time.
44' Gallagher tries to send a forward pass towards Robinson. Andersen falls over as he tries to intercept, but Aina is on hand to steer it back to Areola.
42' Grant finds space after an offload from Gibbs. However, he takes the ball away from Snodgrass and fires a tame effort straight at Areola.
41' Lookman surges forward at the West Brom defence and has Mitrovic in space on the left. However, he tries to pick out Loftus-Cheek and Bartley makes the interception.
39' Fulham are pressing the home side with vigous at the back. There's no escape from the pressure for the West Brom defence and midfield.
37' Although West Brom have been wide open at the back, Fulham have to get the second while they're on top. They cannot afford to waste this opportunity when they're in the ascendancy.
36' Loftus-Cheek twists and turns in the final third and shoots from 20 yards. However, his effort is tame and straight at Johnstone.
33' OVER! Fulham are in once again. Mitrovic raids forward down the left and cuts the ball back across the edge of the box. De Cordova-Reid for a strike at goal, but he lifts his strike on the half-volley over the bar.
32' West Brom have been cut open with ease at the back. If they can escape the first period only being one goal down will be a huge boost for Allardyce and his team.
30' Lemina wins a free-kick on the right flank that Lookman whips into the box. It travels dangerously across the face of goal, but no one in a yellow shirt can connect in the six-yard area.
28' SAVE! Mitrovic wins the ball in the middle of the park and feeds Lookman through on goal. Ajayi tries to get back to stop the strike, but the forward evades him and scoops an effort towards the net. Johnstone makes a good reaction stop, while an appeal for a penalty against Ajayi is dismissed.
26' CLOSE! Loftus-Cheek latches on to a flick from De Cordova-Reid and charges towards the edge of the box. He shoots on his left foot, but his effort just creeps over the bar. Johnstone was unmoved, but it was closer than the keeper believed.
25' Pereira helps a ball over the top for Robinson to chase. Andersen is there for the visitors, but he loops a dangerous header towards his own goal that Areola has to backpedal and claim.
K. Ahearne-Grant
D. O'Shea
24' Allardyce is altering his formation as he withdraws O'Shea and replaces him with Grant. 
22' BLOCK! Fulham advance with ease down the right flank. Anguissa clips a cross to Robinson in acres of space on the left flank. He lines up a drive at goal that Ajayi has to deflect over the bar.
20' The Baggies look extremely vulnerable at the back. Allardyce will be pulling his hair out on the sideline about how much space the Cottagers are finding in the final third.
18' OFF THE POST! Loftus-Cheek releases De Cordova-Reid into acres of space down the right flank and through on goal. The forward takes the pass in stride and bursts into the box. He fires low and hard past Johnstone, only to see his effort clatter off the post.
17' Pereira floats a cross deep to the back post for an unmarked Bartley. He powers a header back across the face of goal, but the visitors clear their lines before Ajayi can pounce.
16' Robinson concedes a needless corner and allows the Baggies to send men forward from the back.
14' West Brom are all over the place at the back. Mitrovic finds space and picks out Loftus-Cheek. He rolls an offload into space for Lookman to carry into the box, but his strike is charged down by Ajayi.
13' SAVE! Mitrovic wins the ball in the middle of the park and he offloads into the path of Loftus-Cheek. The midfielder surges into the left inside channel before cutting back on his right foot. He bends a strike towards goal that Johnstone does well to claim.
A. Mitrović
10' Mitrovic latches on to Anguissa's ball and controls it nicely. He knocks a perfect pass through to De Cordova-Reid, who finishes in style.
B. De Cordova-Reid
10' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!! DE CORDOVA-REID FIRES FULHAM AHEAD!!!!! 1-0!!!! The Cottagers take the lead with a clinical move. Anguissa clips a ball forward for Mitrovic, who threads the needle to release De Cordova-Reid in the right inside channel and he holds his composure to slot his strike past Johnstone.
9' Tosin has space on the left flank, but he overhits his delivery in the box straight out for a goal-kick.
8' Both teams are trying to size up one another on the pitch. The two sides are not flowing with confidence.
6' Livermore loses out in the Baggies midfield to Lookman, but the forward fails to complete his offload to Mitrovic in the final third.
3' It has been a niggly start to the game as both sides have conceded cheap free-kicks.
1' We're underway at The Hawthorns.
West Bromwich Albion are winless in their last eight Premier League matches against Fulham (D4 L4), since a 2-1 win in October 2010 under Roberto Di Matteo.
Fulham have made three changes to their side from their draw against Brighton last time out. Robinson starts at left wing-back, while Lemina also gets the call to come into the midfield. Mitrovic leads the line ahead of Cavaleiro. Reed and Tete drop to the bench.
Allardyce has made two changes to his side that was beaten 5-0 by Manchester City last time out. Grant and Sawyers drop out of the side as Bartley and Gallagher get the nod to start in defence and the middle of the park respectively.
FULHAM SUBS: Kenny Tete, Michael Hector, Neeskens Kebano, Marek Rodak, Tim Ream, Ivan Cavaleiro, Harrison Reed, Josh Onomah, Aboubakar Kamara.
FULHAM (3-4-3): Alphonse Areola; Ola Aina, Jacob Andersen, Tosin Adarabioyo; Mario Lemina, Andre-Frank Zambo-Anguissa, Bobby De Cordova-Reid, Antonee Robinson; Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Alesksandar Mitrovic, Ademola Lookman.
WEST BROM SUBS: Hal Robson-Kanu, Matt Phillips, Conor Townsend, Mbaye Diagne, Romaine Sawyers, Branislav Ivanovic, Lee Peltier, David Button, Karlan Grant.
WEST BROM (3-4-3): Sam Johnstone; Dara O'Shea, Semi Ajayi, Kyle Bartley; Darnell Furlong, Conor Gallagher, Jake Livermore, Kieran Gibbs; Matheus Pereira, Robert Snodgrass, Callum Robinson.
Fulham are also in trouble in the relegation zone and are five points adrift of safety from Brighton and Hove Albion. Scott Parker's men are winless in their last nine league matches, despite having picked up draws on a regular basis. The Cottagers need to force the issue if they are to save themselves from the drop. They need results against their rivals in and around them at the foot of the table.
West Brom are in dire straights in 19th place in the Premier League, having won only one of their last 10 matches. The Baggies have been shipping goals with ease at the back despite the arrival of Sam Allardyce, which was expected to shore up their defence. Their 5-0 hammering at the hands of Manchester City has increased the need for a positive result, especially against a relegation rival.
Good afternoon and welcome to the live commentary of the Premier League clash between West Brom and Fulham at The Hawthorns.