FT: West Brom 1 Fulham 1

FULL TIME. That's it, West Brom battle back to earn a point in an enjoyable game at The Hawthorns. Thanks for your input today, stay with us for reaction.

90 (+2)
Mitroglou fouls Ridgewell on the left side of the box for a West Brom free-kick.

90
Olsson is booked.

Four minutes of added time.

90
Brunt takes the corner short and plays a one-two with Anichebe before shooting at goal from 15 yards on the right. Stekelenburg saves well to his left before Anichebe blasts the rebound well over.

89
Anichebe wins a corner on the right off Burn.

88
The teams are cancelling each other out in the centre at present.

86
GOAL - VYDRA!!! Anichebe crosses from the right towards Vydra in the centre. He shoots at goal and it creeps under Stekelenburg and goes in. The keeper pulls the ball out of the net but the goal line technology says it is a goal!!

86
Parker is booked for fouling Anichebe 35 yards out in the centre.

86
Anichebe crosses from the right to Morrison on the left edge of the box but he can not control the ball and Heitinga is there to tackle and clear.

85
Brunt takes the corner but Stekelenburg collects the ball in the box.

84
Morrison tries an effort from 12 yards in the centre and it is deflected out for a corner on the right.

83
Amalfitano concedes a free-kick just inside his own half. Riise takes again and feeds the ball to Riether on the right. He crosses from 22 yards out towards Mitroglou in the centre but Olsson clears.

82
Fulham win a free-kick just inside the West Brom box on the left. Riise takes but the ball goes out for a throw in close to the West Brom byline.

81
Brunt punts the corner into the box. McAuley heads on but Stekelenburg punches clear. Brunt again puts the ball into the box but the keeper catches this time.

81
Gera wins a corner on the right off Burn.

80
Amalfitano crosses from 15 yards on the right but Riise blocks.

79
West Brom come again and Mulumby crosses from ten yards on the right but Burn clears the box.

78
Holtby takes the free-kick but West Brom win the ball and break quickly upfield. But Heitinga is there again to cut the ball out and clear.

77
Fulham take the free-kick and win another 22 yards out on the right when Dejagah is blocked by Ridgewell.

75
Vydra is on for Berahino.

75
McAuley is booked for pulling back Sidwell. it is a Fulham free-kick 30 yards out on the left.

74
Anichebe tries to control a pass on the edge of the box but Heitinga clears again.

73
Brunt takes the free-kick but Stekelenburg punches away in the box.

72
Riether is booked for not retreating the full ten yards.

72
Anichebe wins a free-kick off Burn ten yards out on the right.

71
Brunt takes the corner and McAuley rises the best in the box but he heads wide from six yards with the goal gaping. Bad miss.

70
Brunt takes the free-kick and Burn concedes a corner on the right.

70
Richardson is replaced by Burn for Fulham.

69
Anichebe wins a free-kick 35 yards out in the centre.

68
Brunt creates a yard of space for himself and tries an effort from 28 yards on the left but Heitinga makes the block.

67
West Brom take the free-kick and feed the ball up to Berahino but he shots over from 25 yards to the right of goal.

66
Holtby finds Mitroglou 25 yards out with a great crossfield ball but the striker controls the ball with his arm and it is a West Brom free-kick.

64
Morrison tries a shot from 22 yards in the centre. it takes a slight deflection off Hangeland and Stekelenburg saves well to his right.

63
Holtby tries to release Mitroglou into the box but Foster is quickly off his line to gather.

61
Record-signing Mitroglou is on for Rodallega for Fulham.

60
Anichebe tries a shot from 12 yards in the centre but Heitinga is tight on him and gets in a great block.

59
Holtby tries an effort from 20 yards in the centre but his low shot is straight at Foster who gathers.

58
Dejagah crosses from 25 yards out on the right but Foster catches the ball in the box.

58
Brunt takes the corner but Hangeland clears.

57
West Brom continue to pressure and Brunt forces Stekelenburg into a good save to his left, pushing the ball out for a corner on the right.

56
Brunt takes the corner but Stekelenburg punches away in the box.

56
West Brom come again and Richardson concedes a corner on the right.

55
Amalfitano floats the free-kick into the box but Hangeland heads away.

54
Ridgewell wins a free-kick 35 yards out on the left off Dejagah.

53
Riise is on for Amorebieta for Fulham.

52
Richardson tries to release Rodallega into the box but Olsson heads away.

51
Brunt takes the corner but Parker clears the box.

50
West Brom come again and Amalfitano wins a corner on the left with a great cross.

49
Anichebe tries an effort from 22 yards in the centre but Heitinga blocks.

48
Brunt wins a throw in 15 yards out on the left. Ridgewell takes but Fulham win their own throw in in a similar position.

47
Rodallega tries to chip the ball into the box for Holtby to run onto but McAuley heads away.

46
Fulham press straight away and Dejagah crosses from the right byline but it misses everyone in the box and Ridgewell clears on the far side.

46
West Brom get the second half underway.

Gera is on for Thievy for the Baggies as they try to get back in the game.

The teams are back out on the pitch, not long to go for the second half!

Fancy a bet? Sky Bet now go 16/5 for a West Brom win, 21/10 for the draw and 17/20 for a Fulham victory. Fulham look good for their lead at present but the Baggies could easily get back in this. Send your views / predictions for the second period to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best when I get back with my brew.

HALF TIME. Fulham go in a goal to the good after Dejagah's opener. Stay with us for the second period.

45 (+2)
Brunt takes the free-kick but the ref blows for half time.

45 (+2)
Holtby puts the free-kick into the box and Foster drops the ball but West Brom clear. Brunt is then fouled by Heitinga for a West Brom free-kick midway in their own half and Heitinga is booked.

45 (+1)
Fulham take the free-kick and Dejagah wins another free-kick off Brunt 22 yards out on the right. Brunt is booked for the challenge.

Two minutes of added time.

45
West Brom win a free-kick 30 yards out on the left. Brunt puts the ball into the box and Anichebe tries to shoot at goal from 12 yards on the right but Hangeland blocks and Fulham break upfield and win a free-kick off Brunt on the halfway line.

44
Jones has pulled his hamstring running in the box when the corner was taken and is being replaced with Anichebe coming on.

42
Holtby takes the corner but Foster comes to catch the ball in the box under pressure.

41
Rodallega creates a yard of space for himself before letting fly from 25 yards in the centre and Foster makes a great save to push the ball out for a corner on the right.

40
Fulham take the free-kick into the box but Jones clears at the far post.

39
Morrison fouls Dejagah for a Fulham free-kick near the halfway line.

37
Amalfitano tries to get around Richardson on the right and goes to ground but the ref waves play on.

35
West Brom come again and Hangeland concedes a throw in five yards out on the right. Jones takes but Amorebieta clears.

34
Morrison tries to release Amalfitano through on goal with a long ball but Stekelenburg is quickly off his line to clear.

33
Jones takes the throw in but Hangeland tackles Amalfitano and clears.

32
Brunt punts the free-kick forward and Jones tries to cross from the right but Heitinga puts it out for a throw in 20 yards out on the right.

31
Brunt and Parker clash heads going for a header on the halfway line. Brunt is okay after treatment on the pitch and it is a West Brom free-kick.

30
The game is scrappy again in the centre.

28
GOAL - DEJAGAH!!! Rodallega plays Richardson down the left. He crosses into the box and Holtby takes a swing at the ball and misses. It runs through to Dejagah who takes one touch before slotting home low to the right of Foster from the edge of the box!!!

26
West Brom come again and Brunt crosses from six yards out on the left but it is over hit and Amoreebieta clears at the far side.

24
Fulham press again and Morrison intercepts Parker's pass on the edge of the box. West Brom break forward and Thievy plays a one-two with Berahino before shooting at goal from 20 yards out but the on-rushing Stekelenburg makes a good save.

22
Sidwell blasts over from six yards in the centre on the half-volley from Dejagah's cross from the right. Bad miss.

21
Thievy tries to latch onto a through ball from Brunt on the left but he is flagged offside.

20
Brunt takes the corner but the ref blows for a foul on Sidwell in the box.

19
Thievy goes down under a challenge from Heitinga in the box but the ref waves play on before Brunt wins a corner on the right off Hangeland.

18
Fulham come again and Dejagah crosses from five yards out on the right into the box and McAuley heads away ahead of Rodallega six yards out.

16
Fulham take the throw in and keep good possession before Dejagah tries to run into the right side of the box but Ridgewell tackles.

15
Rodallega wins a free-kick 40 yards out on the left off McAuley. Fulham take it short and Amorebieta wins a throw in 35 yards out on the left.

14
Hangeland fouls Thievy for a West Brom free-kick 40 yards out on the right. They take it short but Sidwell intercepts and clears.

13
West Brom come again and Berahino tries an effort from a tight angle on the left but his shot sails well over.

12
Brunt takes the free-kick but Richardson clears on the edge of the box.

11
Heitinga fouls Berahino for a West Brom free-kick 40 yards out on the left.

9
Fulham press again down the left and Holtby tries to pass to Sidwell on the edge of the box but it is just too far ahead of him and Olsson clears.

8
Fulham press down the left flank but Olsson tackles Richardson.

7
Holtby plays a one-two with Rodallega before shooting from 20 yards out in the centre but his low shot goes wide of Foster's right post.

6
No more chances as yet with the game scrappy in the middle of the park.

4
West Brom come again and Berahino crosses across the Fulham box from 12 yards out but it misses everyone and goes out for a Fulham throw in on the far side.

3
West Brom win their own free-kick just inside the Fulham half. Jones takes and Dejagah clears.

2
Holtby puts the corner into the box and Jones heads the ball back to him. Holtby puts the ball back into the box and Heitinga heads over from six yards out in the centre. A great chance to score.

2
Holtby floats the free-kick into the box and Brunt heads out for a corner on the left.

1
Mulumbu catches Parker for a Fulham free-kick 38 yards out in the centre.

1
Fulham get the game underway.

Paul says: "Nervy Fulham fan here. Huge gamble with Magath coming in so late. I can't call this match honestly. Who knows how the team will play. I only hope this will be another Great Escape! COYW!" That's the spirit Paul, enjoy the game!

FIRST VIEW - Anne has been in touch to say: "The Baggies have got to win this to get clear of the relegation zone. They are going to be in dire straits if they don't." Yes, it's a massive game for both sides. Cheers Anne, enjoy the game. Any more views / predictions? Send them to steve.pass2@bskyb.com

Teams - Without a win in his five matches in charge to date, albeit earning points from comebacks at home to Everton, Liverpool and Chelsea, West Brom boss Pepe Mel makes three changes from the team that held Jose Mourinho's side 1-1. Billy Jones and Jonas Olsson return from injury to strengthen the defence in place of Steven Reid and Craig Dawson, whilst Youssouf Mulumbu replaces hamstring injury victim Claudio Yacob in midfield.

Teams - New Fulham manager Magath makes five changes to his side for his first match in charge against West Brom at The Hawthorns. The Premier League's first German manager brings in Brede Hangeland, Fernando Amorebieta, Ashkan Dejagah, Scott Parker and Hugo Rodallega after the 3-2 defeat against Liverpool, with John Arne Riise, Dan Burn and William Kvist on the bench and Ryan Tunnicliffe and Darren Bent axed.

My view - I think it will be tight here in Felix Magath's first game as Fulham boss. I'm going for a 1-1 draw, with Rodallega to score first which pays a handsome 55/1 with Sky Bet! What are your views / predictions for today's game? Send them to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best.

Fancy a bet? Sky Bet go 8/11 for a West Brom win, 27/10 for the draw and 18/5 for a Fulham victory.

Referee - Mike Dean (Wirral).

Teams - Fulham: Stekelenburg, Riether, Heitinga, Hangeland, Amorebieta, Dejagah, Parker, Sidwell, Richardson, Holtby, Rodallega. Subs: Riise, Kvist Jorgensen, Kasami, Stockdale, Mitroglou, Burn, Tankovic.

Teams - West Brom: Foster, Billy Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell, Amalfitano, Morrison, Mulumbu, Brunt, Berahino, Thievy. Subs: Sinclair, Myhill, Anichebe, Dorrans, Vydra, Gera, Dawson.

Welcome to The Hawthorns where West Brom host Fulham in a relegation six-pointer. Who will prevail? Send your views/predictions to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best throughout the afternoon.

Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:45
A Villa v Newcastle  
15:00
Chelsea v Leicester  
C Palace v West Ham  
Southampton v West Brom  
Swansea v Burnley  
17:30
Everton v Arsenal  
Sunday, 24 August 2014
13:30
Hull City v Stoke  
Tottenham v QPR  
16:00
S'land v Man Utd  
Monday, 25 August 2014
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Man City v Liverpool  
Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Burnley v Man Utd  
15:00
Man City v Stoke  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 1 2 3
2 Man City 1 2 3
3 Arsenal 1 1 3
4 Liverpool 1 1 3
5 Swansea 1 1 3
6 A Villa 1 1 3
7 Hull City 1 1 3
8 Tottenham 1 1 3
9 Everton 1 0 1
10 Leicester 1 0 1
11 S'land 1 0 1
12 West Brom 1 0 1
13 C Palace 1 -1 0
14 Man Utd 1 -1 0
15 Southampton 1 -1 0
16 QPR 1 -1 0
17 Stoke 1 -1 0
18 West Ham 1 -1 0
19 Burnley 1 -2 0
20 Newcastle 1 -2 0

Updated Tue, 19 Aug 2014

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