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Shot by Somen Tchoyi missed to the right of the target.
Boaz Myhill fouled by Tamas Priskin, the ref awards a free kick. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Tommy Smith. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.
Effort from the edge of the box by Tamas Priskin goes wide of the left-hand post.
Colin Healy replaces Jason Scotland. The assistant referee signals for offside against Tamas Priskin. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.
Tamas Priskin receives a yellow card for dissent. The official flags Tamas Priskin offside. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Marek Cech, clearance by Tommy Smith.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane O'Connor on Steven Reid. Steven Reid takes the free kick.
Carlos Edwards produces a cross, Effort from deep inside the area by Tamas Priskin clears the bar.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Giles Barnes, save made by Brian Murphy.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Giles Barnes, Troy Brown makes a clearance.
Somen Tchoyi delivers the ball, Ibanez Pablo takes a shot. Save made by Brian Murphy.
Unfair challenge on Giles Barnes by Darren O'Dea results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Giles Barnes.
Corner taken right-footed by Giles Barnes from the right by-line, Tommy Smith manages to make a clearance.
Simon Cox takes a shot. Save by Brian Murphy.
The offside flag is raised against Jason Scotland. Indirect free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Somen Tchoyi. Brian Murphy takes the free kick.
Tamas Priskin takes a shot. Blocked by Abdoulaye Meite.
Corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line, Jason Scotland takes a shot. Tamas Priskin gets a block in.
Carlos Edwards sends in a cross.
Ishmael Miller is brought on as a substitute for Marc-Antoine Fortune.
Grant Leadbitter takes the outswinging corner, Tommy Smith produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the crossbar.
Grant Leadbitter scores a penalty. Ipswich 1-0 West Brom.Graham Dorrans challenges Carlos Edwards unfairly and gives away a Penalty.
A cross is delivered by Grant Leadbitter, clearance made by Somen Tchoyi.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter, Somen Tchoyi makes a clearance.
Shane O'Connor on for Andros Townsend.
Somen Tchoyi sends in a cross.
Graham Dorrans challenges Jaime Peters unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Brian Murphy.
Foul by Steven Reid on Jason Scotland, free kick awarded. Grant Leadbitter takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Andros Townsend, Header on goal by Tamas Priskin from just inside the area goes over the goal.
A cross is delivered by Andros Townsend.
James Hurst delivers the ball, Tommy Smith manages to make a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken by Grant Leadbitter, Ibanez Pablo makes a clearance.
Simon Cox fouled by David Norris, the ref awards a free kick. James Hurst takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Leadbitter on Giles Barnes. Steven Reid restarts play with the free kick.
Andros Townsend fouled by James Hurst, the ref awards a free kick. Grant Leadbitter crosses the ball in from the free kick, Ibanez Pablo manages to make a clearance.
Andros Townsend sends in a cross, Ibanez Pablo manages to make a clearance.
Carlos Edwards produces a cross.
Ibanez Pablo concedes a free kick for a foul on David Norris. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Andros Townsend from right wing, Steven Reid manages to make a clearance.
Giles Barnes takes the inswinging corner, save by Brian Murphy.
Somen Tchoyi produces a cross, David Norris makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Graham Dorrans by Grant Leadbitter. Abdoulaye Meite takes the free kick.
Carlos Edwards delivers the ball, clearance made by Graham Dorrans.
The ball is crossed by Graham Dorrans, Effort from the edge of the box by Simon Cox goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Graham Dorrans takes a shot. Troy Brown gets a block in.
Andros Townsend challenges Giles Barnes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by James Hurst.
The ball is delivered by Jason Scotland.
James Hurst sends in a cross, comfortable save by Brian Murphy.
Carlos Edwards comes on in place of Reggie Lambe.
James Hurst concedes a free kick for a foul on Tamas Priskin. Grant Leadbitter crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Steven Reid.
Inswinging corner taken by Giles Barnes from the left by-line, Ibanez Pablo produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Troy Brown goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Troy Brown on Somen Tchoyi. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Giles Barnes, clearance made by Troy Brown.
A cross is delivered by Graham Dorrans. Marc-Antoine Fortune handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Brian Murphy.
Marek Cech fouled by David Norris, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Steven Reid.
Somen Tchoyi crosses the ball.
Reggie Lambe crosses the ball, Tamas Priskin takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.
Shot by Simon Cox from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.
Foul by Simon Cox on David Norris, free kick awarded. David Norris restarts play with the free kick. Shot from 30 yards by Grant Leadbitter. Save made by Boaz Myhill.
Somen Tchoyi sends in a cross, save by Brian Murphy.
The ball is delivered by Somen Tchoyi, Troy Brown makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Marek Cech, save made by Brian Murphy.
Somen Tchoyi produces a cross, Giles Barnes takes a shot. Brian Murphy makes a save.
The referee blows for offside against David Norris. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Somen Tchoyi on Andros Townsend, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Andros Townsend.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tamas Priskin by Abdoulaye Meite. Brian Murphy restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is swung over by James Hurst.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Grant Leadbitter, Shot from 18 yards by Grant Leadbitter. Save by Boaz Myhill.
Somen Tchoyi produces a cross, save made by Brian Murphy. Shot from deep inside the area by Simon Cox goes over the bar.
Inswinging corner taken by Giles Barnes from the left by-line, save made by Brian Murphy.
The ball is swung over by Graham Dorrans, Brian Murphy makes a save.
Corner taken by Giles Barnes from the right by-line, Abdoulaye Meite takes a shot. Somen Tchoyi takes a shot. Brian Murphy makes a save.
Giles Barnes takes a shot. Brian Murphy makes a save.
The ball is crossed by Somen Tchoyi, clearance by Grant Leadbitter.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Andros Townsend, Somen Tchoyi makes a clearance.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Somen Tchoyi. Brian Murphy takes the free kick.
Tamas Priskin is ruled offside. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.
Jaime Peters crosses the ball, Boaz Myhill makes a save.
Jason Scotland takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.
Simon Cox handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Brian Murphy takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by James Hurst, clearance made by Grant Leadbitter.
Tamas Priskin takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.
Somen Tchoyi concedes a free kick for a foul on Jaime Peters. Direct free kick taken by Brian Murphy.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Reggie Lambe on James Hurst. Free kick taken by James Hurst.
Simon Cox gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andros Townsend. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Grant Leadbitter, Steven Reid makes a clearance.
Giles Barnes takes the outswinging corner, Tamas Priskin makes a clearance.
Marc-Antoine Fortune takes a shot. Save by Brian Murphy.
The official flags Marc-Antoine Fortune offside. Indirect free kick taken by Brian Murphy.
Tamas Priskin produces a cross, David Norris takes a shot from inside the six-yard box clearing the crossbar.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Marc-Antoine Fortune. Brian Murphy restarts play with the free kick.
The match has kicked off.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The first half comes to an end.
The referee signals the end of the game.
Under-fire Ipswich manager Roy Keane has been left with no choice but to field a young side for the Carling Cup quarter-final with West Brom.
A dire run of eight losses in 12 games, the most recent a 4-1 thrashing at the hands of fierce rivals Norwich on Sunday, has seen Keane's position come under scrutiny.
Keane is aware that his first cup quarter-final as a manager could be one of his most important fixtures to date and would ideally like to field a full-strength side against Roberto Di Matteo's Barclays Premier League side.
But injuries, suspension and the loss of four loan signings mean that the former Manchester United captain will have to hope that his young guns can pull off a desperately needed win at Portman Road.
He said: "I'll be going with a young team, once again. I haven't been too pleased about that, over the last month or two, because we have been playing too many young players at the same time.
"But I don't really have any choice for tomorrow night."
Keane is without defender Damien Delaney, who was sent off at Carrow Road on Sunday, while right-back Gianni Zuiverloon is on loan from Albion and barred from facing his parent club.
Goalkeeper Marton Fulop is a doubt with an ankle injury, Connor Wickham has a thigh problem and loanees Rory Fallon, Jack Colback and Jake Livermore are all unavailable.
One player who could feature is Argentinian winger Luca Civelli, who has been out of action since injuring his knee against Burnley in March 2009.
Civelli was an unused substitute at the weekend but Keane could be tempted to throw him in against the Baggies.
He said: "It's good to have Luca back in the group. We felt he needed something different from the reserves so he has been involved and he has a chance for tomorrow night.
"Ideally we would like to bring him in and then take him out again, ease him back in gently because of the injury. Give him a cameo role or two. But we can't do that.
"Is he ready to start against West Brom? That's a big question mark but we are without a lot of players so he has a chance of featuring."
Meanwhile, West Brom midfielder Somen Tchoyi is hoping an impressive performance against Ipswich can bolster his chances of becoming a Premier League regular.
The Cameroon international showed his quality with a stunning goal as a substitute in Albion's 4-1 win at Everton on Saturday.
It was his third goal in five appearances, including one on his full Premier League debut in the shock 2-2 draw away to Manchester United.
Tchoyi has been largely confined to a bit-part role, but has started the Baggies last two Carling Cup ties and netted in the 4-1 success at Leicester in the previous round.
Now he is hoping he can impress at Portman Road, if selected, and put himself in the frame to start Sunday's home league encounter with Newcastle.
Tchoyi said: "I want to play. I came to England to play in the big league. I am working hard for the team and to try and get more time on the pitch.
"Every time I play I try my best to show what I can do. Tomorrow's game - if I am chosen - is a big chance for me to show I'm worthy of a starting place against Newcastle on Sunday.
"I was really pleased with my performance against Everton when I came on, and goals give you confidence."
Tchoyi admits he had little knowledge of the Carling Cup before joining West Brom, but is keen to play at Wembley.
He said: "I was not that aware of the Carling Cup. It is my first season in England. But I just know it would be massive to play at Wembley and we are a couple of steps away.
"We're taking the competition step by step and every win in it gives us joy. We will try our best to win again and we will be treating it just like a Premier League game. We will be taking the game seriously."
Midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu will be suspended for the clash as he starts a two-game ban after being sent off for two bookable offences during the win at Goodison Park, his second red card of the season.
Tractor Boys into semis
Under-fire Roy Keane guided npower Championship side Ipswich into the semi-finals of the Carling Cup with a 1-0 win over top-flight West Brom in front of only a 11,300 crowd at Portman Road.
The former Manchester United midfielder has endured a difficult relationship with Town supporters following a dire run of form which saw them slip to 16th in the npower Championship following Sunday's 4-1 defeat to East Anglia rivals Norwich.
However, Keane's battling team - hit by injuries and unavailable loan players - secured their place in the last four through a second-half penalty from Grant Leadbitter.
West Brom made nine changes for the trip to a freezing Suffolk, with youngster James Hurst, 18, making his debut at right-back, as defender Marek Cech and midfielder Graham Dorrans were the only survivors from the 4-1 Barclays Premier League win at Everton.
Keane had accepted in his programme notes "there is no hiding place for a manager", and the side he put out certainly did not shy away from their challenge.
The 10,000 or so home supporters who had turned out almost something to cheer inside the first two minutes when Hungarian Tamas Priskin got away down the right and his low cross into the six-yard box cannoned off captain David Norris and just over the angle.
West Brom looked dangerous on the counter-attack, with Marc-Antoine Fortune's angled strike pushed behind by stand-in keeper Brian Murphy.
It should have been 1-0 on 15 minutes when Priskin brushed off Pablo Ibanez as they chased into the right side of the West Brom box, before cutting the ball back to Jason Scotland - but his close-range effort was straight at Boaz Myhill.
At the other end, Giles Barnes latched onto a high ball into the Ipswich box to stab an angled shot goalwards, which Murphy blocked.
Moments later and the Ipswich keeper was backpedalling to touch Dorrans' cross over the bar and then flapped at another ball into the box, which Simon Cox could only hook over.
The Town faithful appealed for a penalty when the ball ricocheted up onto Steven Reid's arm, but referee Michael Jones waved play on before Leadbitter then tested Myhill with a low drive, which rebounded just away from Tommy Smith.
Ipswich were awarded a free-kick in a central position, some 22 yards out, when Cox barged over Blues captain Norris.
Leadbitter chipped the pass back up neatly, but his volley was straight at Myhill.
Town were again screaming for a penalty when Priskin went down under Myhill's diving challenge, but once more neither the referee or his nearside assistant were interested - much to Keane's annoyance.
Ipswich made a change at the start of the second half when Reggie Lambe was replaced by Carlos Edwards.
West Brom had a chance when the ball was floated into the penalty area and Cox turned to guide it just wide of the far post.
Ipswich took the lead from a controversial penalty on 69 minutes.
Edwards stole possession off Marek Cech and scampered away down the right.
He charged towards the area, and was tripped by Dorrans. While contact looked just outside the box, the referee pointed to the penalty spot.
Leadbitter made no mistake from 12 yards to put the Championship side within reach of the semi-finals.
West Brom brought on Ishmael Miller, for Fortune, as Roberto di Matteo looked to breathe fresh life into his attack.
Ipswich pressed for a second to kill off the tie - and almost had it when Scotland's close-range strike hit Priskin on the line.
Cox saw his shot on the turn deflected over and Murphy saved well from Ibanez at point-blank range.
Priskin broke clear, but then drilled wide - and after three minutes of stoppage time as the snow fell on Portman Road, it was the Blues who took their place in the last four.
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