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  • Date:01 Sep 2013
  • Kick-off:13:30
  • Venue:The Hawthorns
  • Attendance:23,395
  • Davies (21) Hernandez (82)
Goal!

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92:56 +2.56

Shot by Markus Rosenberg went over the crossbar.

92:51 +2.51

Jonas Olsson restarts play with the free kick.

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

92:32 +2.32

The official flags Miguel Michu offside.

86:42

Clearance made by Ben Davies.

86:38

Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

86:18

Jonjo Shelvey challenges Jonas Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick.

85:28

Clearance made by Pablo Hernandez.

85:01

Chico makes a clearance.

84:03

The offside flag is raised against Nicolas Anelka.

84:00

Shane Long concedes a free kick for a foul on Ben Davies.

82:30

Pablo Hernandez scores with a right foot finish. West Brom 0-2 Swansea.Assist on the goal came from Miguel Michu.

82:28

Jonas Olsson makes a clearance.

82:26

Miguel Michu delivers the ball.

81:03

Pablo Hernandez takes a shot and hits the bar.

80:48

The ball is swung over by Liam Ridgewell.

80:15

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jose Alberto Canas on Billy Jones.

80:04

Chico Chico takes the free kick.

79:26

Corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey from the left by-line.

78:56

Pablo Hernandez takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Gareth McAuley.

77:39

Graham Dorrans delivers the ball.

76:06

Graham Dorrans crosses the ball.

75:58

Graham Dorrans crosses the ball in from the free kick.

75:28

Foul by Alejandro Pozuelo on Liam Ridgewell, free kick awarded.

74:37

Claudio Yacob goes off and Markus Rosenberg comes on.

73:08

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gareth McAuley on Jonathan de Guzman.

72:26

A cross is delivered by Jonjo Shelvey.

71:57

Clearance by Chico.

71:02

Alejandro Pozuelo is brought on as a substitute for Wayne Routledge.

70:22

Ben Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shane Long.

69:19

The referee shows Jonjo Shelvey a yellow card.

69:04

Angel Rangel challenges Liam Ridgewell unfairly and gives away a free kick.

68:33

Shot by Pablo Hernandez. Liam Ridgewell gets a block in.

68:08

Header at goal by Claudio Yacob misses left of the target.

68:04

Graham Dorrans crosses the ball in from the free kick.

67:28

Angel Rangel challenges Nicolas Anelka unfairly and gives away a free kick.

67:18

Clearance made by Jonas Olsson.

66:14

(Swansea) makes a substitution, with Jonathan de Guzman coming on for Wilfried Bony.

65:22

Chico Chico Chico Chico Chico takes a shot. Blocked by Claudio Yacob.

65:20

Free kick crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.

64:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wilfried Bony by Jonas Olsson.

64:09

Claudio Yacob manages to make a clearance.

62:53

Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

62:26

Ashley Williams is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

62:16

Jose Alberto Canas takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Claudio Yacob gets a block in.

62:14

Corner from the left by-line taken by Jonjo Shelvey.

61:37

Clearance made by Jonas Olsson.

61:12

Free kick crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.

60:51

Booking for Miguel Michu for dissent.

57:15

A cross is delivered by Liam Ridgewell.

56:05

The assistant referee flags for offside against Nicolas Anelka.

55:23

Shot by Youssouf Mulumbu. Blocked by Ashley Williams.

54:09

Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.

53:46

Free kick crossed by Jonjo Shelvey.

52:55

Foul by Graham Dorrans on Pablo Hernandez, free kick awarded.

52:07

Youssouf Mulumbu takes the free kick.

51:56

Wayne Routledge concedes a free kick for a foul on Billy Jones.

47:10

Scott Sinclair delivers the ball.

45:56

Centre by Ben Davies.

The referee starts the second half.

45:01

Graham Dorrans comes on in place of James Morrison.

44:03

Wayne Routledge makes a clearance.

42:28

Clearance made by Ashley Williams.

The ref blows to end the first period.

41:34

Wilfried Bony has an effort at goal. Boaz Myhill catches the ball.

40:14

Centre by Nicolas Anelka.

39:28

The ball is delivered by Ben Davies.

38:29

Chico Chico takes the free kick.

37:56

Caution for Claudio Yacob.

35:15

Jonas Olsson makes a clearance.

34:40

Gareth McAuley makes a clearance.

34:06

Claudio Yacob takes a weak shot and went wide left of the target.

33:16

Clearance by Chico.

31:23

Clearance made by Shane Long.

30:31

Nicolas Anelka takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

29:29

Ben Davies takes the free kick.

28:44

Gareth McAuley receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

28:39

Wilfried Bony fouled by Gareth McAuley, the ref awards a free kick.

26:29

Ashley Williams makes a clearance.

26:12

Scott Sinclair crosses the ball in from the free kick.

23:50

Angel Rangel produces a cross.

21:20

Pablo Hernandez sends in a cross.

21:11

Ben Davies delivers the ball.

19:23

Chico Chico takes the free kick.

18:44

James Morrison is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

18:14

Corner taken by Jonjo Shelvey from the left by-line.

17:51

Gareth McAuley manages to make a clearance.

17:49

Centre by Wayne Routledge.

17:34

Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

16:55

The ball is sent over by Angel Rangel.

16:23

Wilfried Bony manages to make a clearance.

16:10

Scott Sinclair crosses the ball in from the free kick.

15:25

Miguel Michu concedes a free kick for a foul on Youssouf Mulumbu.

15:13

Billy Jones takes the free kick.

14:47

Clearance made by Claudio Yacob.

13:38

James Morrison takes a shot. Ashley Williams gets a block in.

12:49

Shane Long gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Miguel Michu.

11:11

Billy Jones takes a shot. Chico gets a block in.

10:13

A cross is delivered by Angel Rangel.

8:18

Wayne Routledge fouled by Billy Jones, the ref awards a free kick.

7:42

Angel Rangel manages to make a clearance.

7:01

Shot by Wayne Routledge.

6:01

Miguel Michu takes a shot and cleared the goal.

4:08

Clearance made by Billy Jones.

2:38

Jonjo Shelvey has a direct shot on goal from the free kick which goes over the bar.

1:44

Unfair challenge on Wilfried Bony by Youssouf Mulumbu results in a free kick.

0:46

Chico Chico challenges Scott Sinclair unfairly and gives away a free kick.

The referee gets the match started.

Match Preview

Anelka back for Baggies West Brom striker Nicolas Anelka is available again for Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash with Swansea at The Hawthorns after missing the last two games while on compassionate leave. Anelka's return is timely as head coach Steve Clarke is without Matej Vydra, who sustained a hamstring injury in the 3-0 Capital One Cup win over Newport on Tuesday. With goalkeeper Ben Foster out for 12 weeks with a stress fracture of a bone in his right foot, Boaz Myhill should start despite a wrist injury. Midfielders Zoltan Gera, George Thorne (both knee) and Steven Reid (knock) remain sidelined. Clarke cracked open the champagne for his 50th birthday on Thursday, but will only be celebrating if the club sign the new players he is desperate for. With the transfer window closing on Monday, Clarke has expressed his frustration and nervousness at his lack of strength in depth. Albion have brought in five players without spending a penny - Diego Lugano and Anelka on free transfers, with Goran Popov, Vydra and Scott Sinclair arriving on loan. Clarke is adamant he requires at least two more forward players, but any deals are in the hands of chairman Jeremy Peace and technical director Richard Garlick. "Richard and the chairman are trying as hard as they can to make some deals fall into place," said Clarke. "If we could get business done before Monday then it would be much better for my state of mind and for my health. "But it's difficult. When you look around and ask 'Where can we spend our money?', the market is condensed. There are not so many targets. "It's going to be hard for us at this late stage to pull a rabbit out of the hat. It's going to be a tough few days for us. "I'm concerned that we've left it too late and maybe we don't get the right players in to help the squad I've got. It's a good squad, but they do need some help. "At the moment I can't say I'm confident of landing any player. Time is short, I'm getting a little nervous, but hopefully something will come. "Rather than for me as a present, it would be a nice gift to the squad I have here." Swansea manager Michael Laudrup will hope to restore Ashley Williams, Wilfried Bony and Jonjo Shelvey to his side. The trio missed the Europa League meeting with Petrolul Ploiesti due to minor injuries, with Laudrup opting not to risk them for the trip to Romania. Nathan Dyer and Neil Taylor will again be absent with hamstring and thigh injuries respectively, but Dwight Tiendalli could come into contention after rejoining the club on Thursday. Laudrup has warned his Swansea side they must find their clinical edge in front of goal if they are to pick up their first victory of the Barclays Premier League season. The Swans have suffered back-to-back domestic defeats from testing fixtures against Manchester United and Tottenham, and sit bottom of the table. They also lost the second leg of their play-off tie 2-1 in Romania. Although the Welsh club still progressed to the knock-out stages of the competition 6-3 on aggregate, Laudrup was unimpressed by their display. Not for the first time, the Dane laid the blame for the loss on his side's inability to make the most of several good chances, and he knows their profligacy in front of goal must end as they look to get on the board at the Hawthorns. Laudrup said: "In Romania we had the luxury of a 5-1 lead to fall back on. When we play in the league we do not have that. Every game is just a one-off. "So we have to be better in this area. You do not get eight chances away from home, whether that be in Europe or in the Premier League. "We have to be much sharper on Sunday when we have these possibilities."

Formation:442Manager: Steve Clarke

West Brom

Formation: 4231Manager: Michael Laudrup

Swansea

  • Boaz Myhill
  • Billy Jones
  • Gareth McAuley
  • Jonas Olsson
  • Liam Ridgewell
  • James Morrison
  • Claudio Yacob
  • Youssouf Mulumbu
  • Scott Sinclair
  • Nicolas Anelka
  • Shane Long
  • SUBS
  • Markus Rosenberg
  • Chris Brunt
  • Diego Lugano
  • Graham Dorrans
  • Luke Daniels
  • Craig Dawson
  • Saido Berahino

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Form Guide

    LD
  • West Brom
  • VS
  • Swansea
  • LL

Last Meetings

  • West Brom
  • 2 - 1
  • Swansea
  • 09/03/2013
  • Swansea
  • 3 - 1
  • West Brom
  • 28/11/2012
  • West Brom
  • 1 - 2
  • Swansea
  • 04/02/2012
  • Swansea
  • 3 - 0
  • West Brom
  • 17/09/2011
  • Swansea
  • 2 - 1
  • West Brom
  • 26/03/1983
  • West Brom
  • 3 - 3
  • Swansea
  • 13/11/1982

Top Scorers

West Brom

    Swansea

    • W Bony 1

    Goals

    West Brom

      • Total goals 1
      • Goals per game 0
    • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

    Swansea

      • Total goals 2
      • Goals per game 1
    • (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
    • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
    • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
    • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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