Live: West Brom 0 Swansea 2

Mike Dean blows for full-time and Michael Laudrup's side claim a deserved first Premier League win of the season. Albion, meanwhile, must wait to get their first victory, and goal, of the season.

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The fourth official adds on four extra minutes.

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Swans pushing for a third and only desperate defending prevents Laudrup's side adding to their tally.

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Lovely awareness from Michu, who cuts the ball back for Hernandez to drill in from 10 yards. It's been coming!

Hernandez scores! 0-2

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WOODWORK! Quick Swans break sees Michu release Hernandez and he cuts inside from the left but his 25-yard strike clips the top of the bar with Myhill well beaten.

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Hernandez's shot is blocked by West Brom at the expense of a corner.

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Michu heads the ball clear at the near post.

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Corner for Albion as they step up the tempo.

Pozuelo goes into the book.

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Double change for the hosts with Yacob and Sinclair coming off with Rosenberg and Berahino entering the action.

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Pozuelo's shot sails over the bar after Michu's little flicked lay-off.

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Sinclair skips around two tackles, but his pass through to Anelka is cut out.

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CHANCE! McAuley's attacking header just sails over the bar. Decent enough effort for the hosts.

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Pozuelo on for Routledge.

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CHANCE! Routledge bursts clear and is just about to pull the trigger with McAuley just doing enough to prevent the Swans man getting a clear shot on goal.

Rangel goes into the book for a late tackle.

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Dorrans' free-kick into the box is well defended by Williams, who denies Olsson a clean header.

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Rangel fouls Anelka over on the left touchline.

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Bony goes off, with de Guzman coming on for the visitors.

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Shelvey's free-kick into the box almost finds Chico before the danger is cleared.

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Olsson booked for a foul on Bony.

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Williams' header lands on the roof of the net following Shelvey's pass into the box, although the Swans man is incorrectly flagged for offside.

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Chico releases Hernandez and his cross narrowly fails to pick out Bony before the ball is cleared for a corner.

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Michu continues complaining and talks his way into the referee's notebook. Silly caution to pick up!

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Referee Mike Dean has a word with Yacob and Michu after a bit of handbags between the players.

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Great play by Shelvey and Hernandez releases Davies, but his cross sails harmlessly over everyone.

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Ridgewell's cross is overhit and the ball sails out for a goalkick.

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Mulumbu pulls the ball back after good work by Anelka, but Long's shot is well blocked by the Swansea defence.

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Plenty of possession for Albion at the moment, but they look a little short on ideas in the final third.

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Shelvey's free-kick into the box looks for Williams but is easily cleared by Albion.

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Dorrans goes into the book after a late challenge on Hernandez down the right.

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Anelka is at the heart of every WBA move and his cross into the box is scrambled clear by the Swans defence.

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Lovely run and pass by Anelka, but some two Albion men get in one another's way and the danger is cleared.

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CHANCE! Michu's delightful pass releases Routledge, but his first touch is heavy and Myhill is able to parry the danger with his legs.

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Shelvey misplaces a simple pass and responds by smacking himself on the forehead!

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Swansea kick-off for the second half.

Morrison off, Dorrans on for the hosts.

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The ref blows for half-time. Swans deservedly hold the lead going into the interval.

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Michu's cross sails harmlessly out of touch.

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Stoppage time at the end of the first half. Fourth official adds on just one extra minute.

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West Brom looking for an equaliser just before half-time and are enjoying a spell of possession football.

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SHOT! Bony tries his luck from just outside the area, but his rising shot is comfortably saved by Myhill.

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Quick Albion counter again breaks down, this time after Sinclair fails to pick the right pass - a failure which is met with widespread cheers/jeers from the visiting supporters.

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Yacob goes into the book after pulling back Michu's shirt and preventing a Swans attack.

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Nice link-up play between Michu and Bony but the move peters out with the ball going dead for a goal-kick.

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CHANCE! Mulumbu's cross into the box is only half-cleared and when Yacob fires a volley back in, Sinclair narrowly fails to connect with a backheel, and the chance is gone.

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Smart move from West Brom ends with Ridgewell drilling in a cross that Swansea do well to clear.

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CHANCE! Anelka breaks clear of the last man, but his low drive is fractionally wide of Vorm's right-hand post. Unlucky!

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McAuley goes into the book after a foul on Bony on the touchline.

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Hernandez does well to intercept Mulumu's pass towards Ridgewell after the Swans forward ran back to track the run of the Albion full-back.

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Michu stoops to head clear Sinclair's free-kick into the box from the right.

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Rangel's dangerous low cross flies across the six-yard box, but no-one is there to apply the finish.

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Another Swans attack breaks down, but there's some great running forward and movement from the visitors at the moment.

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Cracking volley from Ben Davies to give Swansea the lead, meeting Hernandez's cross to give Myhill no chance from 12 yards.

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Ben Davies scores!

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Morrison mistimes his run following Anelka's pass and the quick counter breaks down.

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Myhill gets a good fist to Shelvey's corner and suddenly West Brom break.

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CHANCE! Sinclair crosses into the box, Morrison gets a powerful downward header to it, but it is inadvertently cleared by his own team-mate Shane Long.

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Michu fouls Mulumbu on the right touchline. Free-kick to West Brom.

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Anelka gets his head to a corner, but he fails to make a proper connection. End to end stuff here at The Hawthorns.

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Great spell of possession football by the Swans, but Hernandez's cross is well dealt with by the Baggies.

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Foul on Michu in the centre circle.

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Billy Jones gets a shot away but it is snuffed out by some brave defending.

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Rangel's cross fails to trouble West Brom after good tracking by Ridgewell.

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Interesting to see the role of Shelvey in the Swans midfield. He's central to everything the visitors are doing and looks confident and composed in the middle of the park.

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Routledge has the first effort on goal, but his shot is drilled straight into the grasp of Myhill.

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Michu tries his luck but drills a shot over the bar from just outside the area following a clever cut-back from Ben Davies.

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Anelka breaks into the area but his cross is easily dealt with by Vorm. Disappointing from the returning Frenchman.

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Shelvey's 20-yard free-kick sails a couple of feet over Myhill's bar.

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Sinclair's cross into the box is cleared, before Swans break quickly and Bony is fouled right on the edge of the area.

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Chico Flores commits the first foul of the game on Scott Sinclair.

And we're off at The Hawthorns.

Allan McIntyre has Tweeted me to predict an away win for Michael Laudrup's side. This is what he says: 3-0 Swansea to get them in the mood for their Europa League fixtures.

Big game for Scott Sinclair today, who starts against his former club, and the team, really, where he made his name. Anyone brave enough to back him to score against his former employers?

Another West Brom supporter Peter Willetts also feels Albion will claim a 3-1 win. He says: A must win for West Brom - otherwise confidence will go and the team will struggle. A tough match but I fancy a 3-1 Baggies win. Anelka to be amongst the goals hopefully.

West Brom fan Ken Pratt has got in touch with us on email and he says: This won't be easy but hopefully the Baggies will not only score their first premiership goal(s) of the season but also register our first win. I'll take Anelka, Morrison and Long to grab a goal each in a 3-1 win.

If you'd like to get in touch with me with your thoughts about the game, you can contact me on James.Marshment@bskyb.com - or Tweet me @marshyleeds

West Brom team to play Swansea: Myhill, Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell, Morrison, Yacob, Mulumbu, Sinclair; Anelka, Long.

Swansea team to play West Brom: Vorm, Rangel, Williams, Chico Flores, Davies, Canas, Shelvey, Michu, Routledge, Hernandez, Bony.

Good afternoon and welcome to The Hawthorns where West Brom host Swansea. Kick-off is at 1.30pm and we'll bring you the team news as soon as we have it.

Updates will appear here...

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
12:45
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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