Live: Fulham 1 West Brom 1

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It's all over and finish as we started with both teams level. Steve Sidwell's first-half strike gave the hosts the lead before Gareth McAuley's late header rescued a point. 1-1.

Ridgewell ushers the ball behind for a goalkick under pressure from Riether. There can't be much longer to go now...

Riether finds Rodallega on the edge of the area but his first touch was too heavy and West Brom clear.

West Brom are the team currently pushing for the three points as Berahino tries to win a corner off Senderos, but it goes behind for a goalkick.

There's still time for another goal in this game but you can't help but feel that it was a much deserved equaliser for West Brom who have been much better this second-half.

It was Brunt's corner which found the head of McAuley and the defender powered past Stockdale who was routed to the spot.

Gareth McAuley heads home a corner in the final minute to send the visiting fans delirious. 1-1.

As predicted, there'll be a decent amount of added time and the fourth official raises his board to indicate another six minutes.

Damien Duff replaces the injured Bryan Ruiz for Fulham with seconds to go in normal time.

Ruiz does leave the pitch on a stretcher. There'll be a fair bit of stoppage time now after that.

Duff is stripped down to his kit and it appears as though Ruiz will go off on a stretcher, worrying for Fulham.

There's a slight break in play as Bryan Ruiz lands awkwardley after challenging for a header. Damien Duff looks set to replace him.

Sinclair, Berahino and Anelka have all combined well for West Brom, but Fulham have defended resiliantly and there's still no sign of a way through.

Sinclair fires his effort way over the bar from the edge of the area, much to the relief of the home fans.

Berahino's strike is blocked inside the area as West Brom continue to push for an equaliser.

That's now the third time Fulham have been denied by the linesman's flag this afternoon! Correct call though.

Another offside goal for Fulham and this time its Rodallega who's denied by the flag. Ruiz smashed the bar initially before it fell to the striker who fired home, but Sidwell was occupying an offside position.

10 minutes to go at Craven Cottage and this game has really sprung to life following the changes for West Brom. They look much more dangerous in attack but things are becoming stretched, often allowing Fulham to counter.

Ruiz dinks the ball over the top towards Rodallega, there's a claim for a West Brom handball inside the area but the appeals are dismissed.

Fulham win a free-kick after Brunt clumsily barges into the back of Kacaniklic who was driving forward with intent. Ruiz and Parker both stand over it.

Brunt's deep ball is dangerous and Amorebieta is forced to nod it behind for another corner. Brunt to take again.

Berahino is involved almost instantly as he wins a corner which Brunt comes across to take.

Saido Berahino takes the place of Victor Anichebe for the hosts.

Hugo Rodallega replaces Berbatov for Fulham.

West Brom appeal for a penalty after Anelka goes down in the area following a smart ball through from Anichebe. Lee Probert waves the calls away.

A lovely flick from Anelka looks for Anichebe, but he looses his footing and the ball rolls free.

West Brom are looking increasingly lively and the substitutes combine as Morrison's whipped delivery across goal looks for Sinclair, only for Amorebieta to clip it away.

A smart save from Stockdale denies Anelka after some good hold-up play from Anichebe. Excellent goalkeeping as he clasps the ball with one hand.

The corner finds its way to Parker at the back post but it eventually rolls out harmlessly for a goalkick.

Kasami does well to charge forward and his strike is deflected behind for a corner. Kacaniklic to take.

The first yellow card of the afternoon is shown to Billy Jones after a cynical challenge from behind on Amorebieta.

There's still no sign of a way through for West Brom who have been frustrated all afternoon as Anelka is dispossessed before Sinclair loses out.

Kieran Richardson makes way for debutant Fernando Amorebieta.

Berbatov almost scores the goal of the season so far. Ruiz does well to find the Bulgarian in the box who acrobatically adjusts himself to volley just inches over the bar.

Brunt's corner is an outswinger towards Ridgewell but Berbatov manages to get a flick on to clear the danger momentarily for Fulham.

Brunt wins a corner off Riether from the left handside which he will take.

Quite surprised to see Amalfitano coming off as he's been one of West Brom's brightest players this afternoon, he's been the one who's looked most like creating something for the visitors.

Double substitution for West Brom as Scott Sinclair replaces Morgan Amalfitano and James Morrison comes on in place of Claudio Yacob.

Ruiz' cross is powerfully headed away by Anichebe at the near post.

Olsson knocks Riether's cross behind for a Fulham corner.

Kacaniklic links up well with Berbatov before delivering a superb ball across goal, but there's no-one inside the area to apply to finish.

Fulham have got Damien Duff, Adel Taarabt and Giorgios Karagounis all warming up.

The game is starting to open up a bit as West Brom appear to have adopted a bit more of an attacking approach this second-half.

Excellent goalkeeping from Myhill keeps out Berbatov after Ruiz' through ball found the striker inside the area. Myhill made himself look big and was able to block the effort which was on target.

Stockdale is forced to rush off his line after a long ball over the top almost finds Anelka. Similarly to the chance at the end of the first-half, the ball just bounces kindly into his arms.

Free-kick to West Brom insde the centre-circle. Played short to McAuley. The ball eventually goes behind for a Fulham goalkick as Ridgwell's pass is too heavy for Anichebe.

Anichebe does well to get into the area, he uses his strength to beat Hangeland, but fires straight at Stockdale. Good chance for West Brom.

Berbatov is denied by the offside flag for the second time this afternoon. This time it's a much closer call, but his knee appears to be playing him marginally off. Nice finish into the bottom corner regardless.

Anichebe is too slow on the ball in a good position and he is crowded out by Parker and Sidwell who clear.

Scott Sinclair is warming up for the visitors, could he be the man to give West Brom the injection of creativity and pace that they desperately need this afternoon?

Amalfitano's deep delivery is good, but Anelka can't quite get the height needed on his leap to get a good connection on the ball and Fulham clear.

Parker loses the ball to Brunt before Anelka eventually loses out before Riether knocks it out of play.

Brunt tries to feed Anichebe, but the striker is flagged for offside after a clever dummy from Amalfitano.

A free-kick is then awarded to West Brom in a similar position after Sidwell barges into Amalfitano.

Fulham win a free-kick just past the halfway line after Anichebe bundles over Sidwell.

Fulham get the second-half underway at Craven Cottage with the hosts leading 1-0.

Another Fulham fan has been in touch via email, but he disagrees with the earlier comment. MIchael Stypulkoski says: "While we haven't looked great this season, we picked up an away win in our first match and were in line for a draw at Newcastle until a late Ben Arfa goal. Yes, we were thumped by Arsenal at the Cottage in between those, but that can happen when we play the top sides. We brought in new players (Taarabt, Bent, Parker) at the end of the transfer window, they just need time to figure it out. I'm keeping the faith - COYW!"

Not the greatest half of football by any stretch of the imagination but Fulham fans won't be complaining. This could still go either way though in the second-half as the teams make their way back onto the field.

The referee signals for half-time at Craven Cottage and it's Fulham who lead at the break. Steve Sidwell's strike separates the two sides in what has been a fairly underwhelming affair so far. 1-0.

A hesitant Stockdale eventually collects the ball after a searching delivery over the top. Anelka was sniffing around but the goalkeeper will be grateful that the bounce favoured him.

There will be one minute of added time as the first-half draws to a close.

That was probably the best we've seen from West Brom this half. Amalfitano at the heart of their attacks once again.

West Brom enjoy a good passage as Amalfitano combines with Jones down the right before the latter sees his goalbound header blocked by Riether.

Riether has been one of Fulham's biggest threats so far this afternoon, although he sees his cross blocked.

Riise takes the corner, left-footed, but it's a poor delivery and Anichebe heads clear at the near post.

Fulham go up the other end and win a corner as Olsson is forced to put Riether's cross behind.

Brunt's delivery is good, he finds the danger area but Anichebe is unable to connect and the ball is cleared.

This time Brunt tries a cross which is headed away before Amalfitano wins a corner from the right. Brunt stands over it.

Free-kick to West Brom after a foul on Mulumbu by Parker. Brunt to take from a similar position to his earlier effort.

There's a slight break in play as Kasami needs treatment for an eye wound. He's forced into changing his shirt due to the blood.

Brunt almost catches Stockdale off guard with a 40-odd yard free-kick from distance. He looked set to cross but tried to creep it in at the near post, only to be denied by the side-netting.

Ruiz fires over from distance after some nice play. He should have done better really - his effort was way off target.

West Brom string a few passes together but Fulham are very tight in the middle of the park and Anelka is dispossessed.

Berbatov has the ball in the back of the net, but the linesman's flag denies him making it 2-0. Their was some lovely build-up play from Fulham there prior to the striker tapping in Sidwell's cross from close-range.

Richardson does well to outpace and outmuscle Amalfitano down the right after the winger tried to get into a crossing position. Calls for a free-kick are waved away.

Hangeland is able to head clear Brunt's delivery before Fulham win a free-kick themselves to ease the pressure. Olsson fouling Ruiz on the edge of the area.

Free-kick for West Brom in a crossing position after Senderos hauls over Anichebe. Brunt stands over it.

Chance for West Brom as Brunt heads straight into the arms of Stockdale following a superb, deep delivery by Amalfitano from out wide.

Boaz Myhill is able to collect Ruiz' cross with ease after a neat header from Berbatov. Fulham seem to be growing in confidence.

Anelka floats a ball into the box which Anichebe takes down on his chest, he looks to play in Brunt whose cross is eventually cleared.

Berbatov is adjudged to have handled the ball on the edge of the box just as Fulham were looking to attack.

Couple of half chances for West Brom following crosses from Amalfitano. First, Anichebe's header was wayward, before the second cross caused Stockdale a few issues, but the loose ball was cleared.

Fulham look to double their lead almost instantly. Kacaniklic works his way down the left and he floats a cross towards the head of Berbatov, but the Bulgarian nods wide.

Fulham take the lead through Steve Sidwell. Kacaniklic's corner finds its way to the midfielder who fires in on the half-volley. Good finish. 1-0.

West Brom are defending very well so far, they've got men behind the ball and Fulham just can't quite get the quality on the final ball.

Maybe that's what we needed; things seem to have livened up a bit now with Fulham looking to mount an attack.

Almost spoke too soon then... Chris Brunt tries a speculative effort which just evades the post with David Stockdale flying across goal. Best chance of the game so far.

Fulham have the ball though and although there hasn't been any real chances, they're probably the team you'd fancy to open the scoring based on the opening exchanges.

It's been a poor start to this game in all honesty, demonstrated by Parker's wayward ball forward. It's crying out for a bit of quality.

Berbatov can't quite get Riether's ball under control and pressure from Olsson sees him knock it out for a goalkick.

Sidwell hacks down Mulumbu on the half-way line, handing West Brom another free-kick.

Kacaniklic is flagged for a handball after some nice build up play from Fulham. Parker and Sidwell were both involved before the Sweden international misjudged his first touch and knocked the ball against his arm.

Sidwell bundles over Yacob in the centre circle and West Brom are awarded a free-kick.

Still no way through and no real chances for either side as Dimitar Berbatov and Ruiz are both thwarted by the West Brom defence as they try to find an opening.

Parker finds Sascha Riether who tries to whip a ball into the box. However, he can't get enough power on his delivery and Jonas Olsson hoofs the ball away.

Parker snatches the ball from Yacob in the middle of the pitch and the hosts regain possession after West Brom threatened to mount an attack.

Fulham enjoying a brief spell of possession as Parker and Kasami exchange passes before West Brom eventually clear their lines.

Fulham win a free-kick inside their own half after Claudio Yacob flattens Kasami.

Anichebe shows his strength to shrug off Senderos inside the area, his shot is blocked before Keiran Richardson is able to clear upfield. Bright start from the striker.

Alexander Kacaniklic looks to drive Fulham forward, he works his way towards the edge of the box but his effort is skewed high and wide.

Goalkick for Fulham as West Brom's attack down the right, involving debutant Morgan Amilfitano, comes to nothing.

Anichebe slightly mis-times his run and is flagged for offside when through on goal. Looked to be a close call.

First effort of the game as Bryan Ruiz fires wide on the volley after Patjim Kasami's cross found its way to him on the edge of the area.

It's the visitors with the early possession as Anelka looks for the run of Anichebe with a chip over the top, it evades the head of Philippe Senderos, but Fulham can clear the loose ball.

West Brom get us underway at Craven Cottage.

Right, the teams are being led out of the tunnel by Brede Hangeland and Chris Brunt. Kick-off is just minutes away at Craven Cottage.

West Brom are still chasing their first win of the season to climb off the foot of the table, but they haven't been victorious at Craven Cottage in the Premier League since 2005.

Thanks to Fulham fan Alan Potter who's emailed in. He says: "We need to get 3 points today. We've had a poor start to the season and Jol already looks like he's out of ideas. If we can't perform against West Brom at the Cottage then a relegation we will be in at the end of the season . . . Instead of a predicted top half finish?"

There's just over 20 minutes remaining to kick-off at Craven Cottage, so in the meantime, why not have a read of our preview of today's game?

The Baggies' record in London doesn't inspire much confidence as they have only won on four of their last 39 visits to the capital, and Sky Bet make the hosts 11/10 favourites today. Steve Clarke's side have claimed just one point from their three games so far and have also failed to find the net, making Fulham to win to nil at 11/4 the stand-out bet.

Team news:
According to West Brom's official Twitter account, Shane Long misses out due to a knee injury picked up on international duty with Ireland during the week. while Stephane Sessegnon's Baggies debut has been delayed due to a 'slight delay with his work permit'.

Team news:
So Philippe Senderos and Pajtim Kasami return to the Fulham starting line-up, while Morgan Amilfitano and Victor Anichebe make their West Brom debuts following deadline day moves.

WBA subs:
Daniels, Dawson, Popov, Morrison, Rosenberg, Berahino, Sinclair.

FFC subs:
Etheridge, Zverotic, Amorebieta, Karagounis, Duff, Taarabt, Rodallega.

Myhill; Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell; Amalfitano, Mulumbu, Yacob, Brunt; Anelka, Anichebe.

Stockdale; Riether, Senderos, Hangeland, Richardson; Sidwell, Parker; Ruiz, Kasami, Kacaniklic; Berbatov.

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