LIVE: West Brom vs Southampton – Baggies desperate to build on emphatic Chelsea victory, while Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Saints can jump up to 12th with win at the Hawthorns
- West Brom return to action after their demolition of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge
- Sam Allardyce’s men pulled off the shock of the season but still sit adrift
- Victory for Southampton would propel them up to 12th place in the table
- Latest Premier League news, including fixtures and results
- Premier League table – as it stands
After pulling off the shock of the season West Brom return to action knowing anything less than three points will not be good enough.
Sam Allardyce’s Baggies shocked the football world with their rousing 5-2 victory over high-flying Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, sparking talk that perhaps the great escape really could be on after all.
They sit 11 points from safety, though have played a game fewer than Newcastle and two fewer than nearest rivals Fulham. Southampton, meanwhile, can jump up to 12th in the table if they take the spoils from the Midlands this evening.
Stay with Sportsmail’s Danny Gallagher for all live EPL coverage from the Hawthorns as West Brom and Southampton do battle for those vital points.
And this is how Allardyce views tonight’s clash, and the players he’s trusted to go out and get the job done.
Here’s how Hasenhuttl is lining up his troops this evening.
Tough one to call indeed, but this is what the bookies are thinking…
The weather is looking up, the beer gardens are re-opening and Premier League football is on the agenda.
Happy days, right?
Tonight the Baggies have the huge task of proving their demolition of Chelsea wasn’t just a one-off, while Southampton can make a nice jump up the table should they leave the Midlands with all three points.
Team news coming up in just a moment…
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