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  • Date:20 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Hawthorns
  • Etherington - pen (54) Etherington - pen (54)
    Walters - pen (84) Walters (90)
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92:53 +2.53

Jonathan Walters scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. West Brom 0-3 Stoke.Shot by Jonathan Walters. Save by Scott Carson.

91:12 +1.12

Peter Odemwingie takes a shot. Ryan Shawcross gets a block in. Effort on goal by Marek Cech from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

90:33 +0.33

Marek Cech takes a shot. Asmir Begovic makes a comfortable save.

89:26

Tuncay Sanli handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Graham Dorrans.

88:00

Foul by Robert Huth on Peter Odemwingie, free kick awarded. Centre by Peter Odemwingie, Paul Scharner produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

88:00

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Odemwingie by Robert Huth. Peter Odemwingie crosses the ball, Ibanez Pablo produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

87:10

Effort on goal by Gonzalo Jara from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

86:50

Inswinging corner taken by Jerome Thomas, clearance by Robert Huth.

86:11

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Somen Tchoyi by Jonathan Walters. Peter Odemwingie takes the free kick.

84:49

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Dean Whitehead by Simon Cox. Penalty taken right-footed by Jonathan Walters and scored. West Brom 0-2 Stoke.The assist for the goal came from Dean Whitehead.

83:07

Ibanez Pablo challenges Dean Whitehead unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tuncay Sanli produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Gabriel Tamas gets a block in.

82:12

Marc Wilson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ricardo Fuller. The ball is crossed by Graham Dorrans, Ryan Shawcross fouled by Peter Odemwingie, the ref awards a free kick. Asmir Begovic restarts play with the free kick.

81:03

A cross is delivered by Rory Delap.

79:01

Graham Dorrans is brought on as a substitute for Youssouf Mulumbu.

78:29

Jonathan Walters replaces Matthew Etherington.

77:27

Peter Odemwingie takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Kenwyne Jones makes a clearance.

77:16

Drilled right-footed shot by Simon Cox. Blocked by Ryan Shawcross.

76:01

Outswinging corner taken by Peter Odemwingie from the right by-line, Kenwyne Jones manages to make a clearance.

74:36

Shot by Marek Cech from just outside the area goes over the net.

74:20

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Peter Odemwingie, clearance made by Kenwyne Jones.

73:54

The ball is delivered by Jerome Thomas, Somen Tchoyi takes a shot. Danny Collins gets a block in.

73:13

Peter Odemwingie takes a shot. Ryan Shawcross gets a block in.

68:17

Corner taken left-footed by Peter Odemwingie from the right by-line, clearance by Kenwyne Jones.

67:56

Somen Tchoyi takes a shot. Asmir Begovic makes a save.

67:43

Marek Cech produces a cross.

67:37

The ball is delivered by Somen Tchoyi.

65:03

Somen Tchoyi on for Giles Barnes.

64:58

The ball is sent over by Jerome Thomas.

64:07

Unfair challenge on Giles Barnes by Ricardo Fuller results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Gonzalo Jara.

62:15

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Peter Odemwingie.

61:13

Shot from just outside the box by Dean Whitehead goes over the crossbar.

59:58

Dean Whitehead delivers the ball, Marek Cech manages to make a clearance.

59:38

Marek Cech challenges Kenwyne Jones unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tuncay Sanli takes the indirect free kick.

58:47

Kenwyne Jones takes a shot. Scott Carson makes a comfortable save.

56:37

Inswinging corner taken by Matthew Etherington, clearance by Gabriel Tamas.

55:31

Simon Cox replaces James Morrison.

53:47

Scott Carson gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Kenwyne Jones. Power penalty scored by Matthew Etherington. West Brom 0-1 Stoke.Kenwyne Jones provided the assist for the goal.

53:10

A cross is delivered by Jerome Thomas.

53:00

The ball is delivered by Giles Barnes, Andy Wilkinson makes a clearance.

52:43

Foul by Rory Delap on Jerome Thomas, free kick awarded. James Morrison restarts play with the free kick.

50:12

The ball is crossed by Tuncay Sanli.

49:49

The ball is sent over by Rory Delap, Ibanez Pablo manages to make a clearance.

48:13

Jerome Thomas fouled by Andy Wilkinson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jerome Thomas.

47:34 +2.34

Marek Cech delivers the ball, clearance by Rory Delap.

47:01

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tuncay Sanli by Marek Cech. Andy Wilkinson takes the free kick.

47:00 +2.00

Jerome Thomas delivers the ball, Danny Collins manages to make a clearance.

46:48 +1.48

Jerome Thomas produces a cross, Ryan Shawcross makes a clearance.

46:07

A cross is delivered by Gonzalo Jara, clearance made by Ryan Shawcross.

45:56

Peter Odemwingie produces a cross.

40:24

Peter Odemwingie takes a shot. Save by Asmir Begovic.

39:59

A cross is delivered by Jerome Thomas, Ryan Shawcross makes a clearance.

38:48

The ball is delivered by Tuncay Sanli.

37:01

Jerome Thomas fouled by Tuncay Sanli, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Odemwingie has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

33:06

Free kick awarded for a foul by Youssouf Mulumbu on Tuncay Sanli. Tuncay Sanli takes the free kick.

30:38

Giles Barnes crosses the ball.

29:23

Inswinging corner taken by Peter Odemwingie from the left by-line.

28:57

Centre by Giles Barnes, clearance by Ryan Shawcross.

28:51

Marek Cech crosses the ball, Dean Whitehead manages to make a clearance.

28:41

The ball is delivered by Giles Barnes.

28:15

A cross is delivered by Giles Barnes, clearance by Dean Whitehead.

25:23

Centre by Matthew Etherington.

21:55

Effort on goal by Youssouf Mulumbu from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

20:28

Giles Barnes fouled by Rory Delap, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Carson restarts play with the free kick.

20:03

Corner taken by Matthew Etherington from the right by-line, Marek Cech makes a clearance.

19:53

A cross is delivered by Tuncay Sanli, clearance made by Ibanez Pablo.

18:33

Peter Odemwingie takes a shot. Asmir Begovic makes a save.

18:09

Unfair challenge on Giles Barnes by Danny Collins results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Gonzalo Jara.

17:25

Andy Wilkinson fouled by Jerome Thomas, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Asmir Begovic.

15:16

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ricardo Fuller by Ibanez Pablo. Free kick taken by Tuncay Sanli.

14:52

A cross is delivered by Marek Cech, save by Asmir Begovic.

12:51

Matthew Etherington takes the inswinging corner, Paul Scharner manages to make a clearance.

10:22

Jermaine Pennant leaves the field to be replaced by Tuncay Sanli.

8:19

The ball is crossed by Matthew Etherington, Shot from inside the area by Jermaine Pennant clears the bar.

7:18

Unfair challenge on Jermaine Pennant by Marek Cech results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Andy Wilkinson.

5:46

Andy Wilkinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jerome Thomas. Peter Odemwingie crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, save by Asmir Begovic.

4:41

Jermaine Pennant sends in a cross, Ibanez Pablo manages to make a clearance.

1:18

Inswinging corner taken by Peter Odemwingie.

0:38

The ball is delivered by Giles Barnes, Peter Odemwingie takes a shot. Blocked by Robert Huth.

0:38

The ball is swung over by Giles Barnes, Peter Odemwingie takes a shot. Blocked by Robert Huth.

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

The referee blows for half time.

The match restarts for the second half.

The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

Match Preview

Potters could be unchanged Stoke manager Tony Pulis could name an unchanged line-up for their Barclays Premier League match against West Brom at The Hawthorns. The Potters boss could well keep faith with the side which beat Liverpool last weekend, especially as the only players on international duty were the Republic's Glenn Whelan, Jon Walters and Marc Wilson - all of whom were not in that XI. Asmir Begovic is expected to continue in goal with Thomas Sorensen still having slight problems with an elbow injury and Pulis is reluctant to change his defence. Pulis believes the Potters are growing as a Premier League team but has urged his players not to get ahead of themselves. They have built on their defensive organisation this season to add a more attacking edge with wingers Matt Etherington and Jermaine Pennant. It is a key aspect which the Potters boss feels shows they are starting to feel at home in the top flight. But he was keen to stress to his squad that they have not made it yet. "Everyone was talking about five straight defeats last week, that's how quickly things turn around," said the Stoke boss. "The Liverpool result has to go up with one of the great days at the Britannia. "To play the way we did should give everyone great heart and the players are very excited by the fact we have ended up playing so well against Liverpool. "We have become a little bit more expansive this season, playing with two wingers, and trying to put a bit more pressure on the opposition. "As you progress and get a little bit more dynamic going forward you still have to find the balance where you are winning games and that means being strong at the back. "The aim is to have these attacking players in the team and have the threat but also to be as solid as you possibly can defensively. "It is getting the players to recognise and understand that when you have the talent we have on the pitch they have to be a bit more cautious about what they are doing and being brighter defensively. "We have to make sure we stay as solid as we can and when we get the opportunity to play we play. "The most important thing is not to get too carried away and keep our feet on the ground, ensuring the players don't get too above their station." Chris Brunt is a doubt for West Brom after picking up an injury on international duty in midweek. The midfielder sustained a groin injury during Northern Ireland's 1-1 draw with Morocco at Windsor Park on Wednesday and was substituted at half-time. Defender Jonas Olsson (Achilles) and striker Ishmael Miller (abdomen) are definitely out although boss Roberto Di Matteo welcomes back defender Gonzalo Jara from a three-game suspension. Di Matteo has backed his team to match Stoke's physical approach by "playing ugly" at The Hawthorns. "I don't want my team to be pretty," said Di Matteo. "I want my team to win games. That's the ultimate aim. "I don't care if I need to win by playing a certain way, that's not a problem for me. "I want to win games. If we have to be ugly to win, then we will play ugly. "We all enjoy watching teams play an attractive style - but you need to respect other styles. "There are different ways to win football games and styles can be secondary." West Brom and Stoke have experienced starkly contrasting fortunes in recent weeks, with the Baggies seeking to end a four-match winless run and tomorrow's visitors eyeing a third straight league win. Those results have conspired to leave both sides on 16 points after 13 games, and victory for either tomorrow will probably be rewarded with a place inside the top eight. Di Matteo admits it would be wrong to label Stoke as one-trick ponies, but concedes their threat from set-pieces cannot be overlooked. "Stoke have added a different dimension with the likes of Jermaine Pennant, Matt Etherington, Tuncay and Kenwyne Jones but they still score a lot from set-pieces so it will be a challenge to play against them," he added on www.wba.co.uk. "I've seen them play many times and no-one has really come up with a solution to playing against them. "We haven't conceded many from set-pieces but they will throw up different challenges."

Formation:451Manager: Roberto Di Matteo

West Brom

Formation: 4411Manager: Tony Pulis

Stoke

  • Scott Carson
  • Gonzalo Jara
  • Gabriel Tamas
  • Ibanez Pablo
  • Marek Cech
  • Giles Barnes
  • James Morrison
  • Youssouf Mulumbu
  • Paul Scharner
  • Jerome Thomas
  • Peter Odemwingie
  • SUBS
  • Boaz Myhill
  • Somen Tchoyi
  • Steven Reid
  • Graham Dorrans
  • Nicky Shorey
  • Marc-Antoine Fortune
  • Simon Cox

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Match Report

Three and easy for in-form Potters Stoke netted three times in the second half at West Brom to extend their winning run in the Barclays Premier League. Matthew Etherington's penalty put the visitors 1-0 up in the 55th minute after referee Chris Foy adjudged Scott Carson to have fouled Kenwyne Jones. Substitute Jon Walters converted another spot-kick with five minutes of normal time remaining and then bagged his second at the death to make it three wins out of three for the Potters. That takes Tony Pulis' side, only recently hovering around the relegation places, up to eighth in the table as they built on victories over Birmingham and Liverpool. The result brings more disappointment for the Baggies, though, who have now lost four of their last five league fixtures. The hosts looked to make an early impression with Peter Odemwingie having a shot deflected wide in the first minute. The Nigeria striker then whipped a free-kick straight into the arms of Asmir Begovic, but Stoke were soon launching an attack of their own, with Jermaine Pennant just unable to control his attempted cross having collected the ball in the box from Etherington. It seemed Pennant had picked up an injury and within seconds he was withdrawn, Pulis throwing Tuncay Sanli into the fray. Odemwingie almost found himself in the clear as he tried to bring down Carson's long kick but Foy halted the action to speak to Ricardo Fuller and Gabriel Tamas, who had been involved in a flare-up. Odemwingie then drilled a low shot straight at Begovic before Youssouf Mulumbu rifled an effort from outside the area which rose too high too soon. Albion upped the tempo slightly with Giles Barnes sending in a series of crosses from the right flank around the half-hour mark. One fell to Jerome Thomas, who struck the ball against a Stoke shirt, while another was just inches away from being met by James Morrison's head. Fuller was crowded out in the box at the other end before he could fashion a strike and Odemwingie blasted a free-kick over the bar after Tuncay had brought down Thomas. Odemwingie then twisted and turned but could only hit a tame effort which Begovic gathered comfortably. The Baggies began the second period brightly, with Thomas sending in a cross that bounced off Odemwingie's knees and Morrison just beaten to a delivery by Barnes. But 10 minutes after the restart, it was the Potters who opened the scoring. Fuller picked up the ball after Albion failed to clear a cross and laid it to Jones, who initially appeared to have let it slip past him but got a touch just as Carson was diving at his feet. Although contact looked to be minimal, the Trinidad and Tobago frontman went down in the box and Foy awarded the penalty which Etherington then calmly dispatched into the bottom corner. Baggies boss Roberto Di Matteo responded by introducing Simon Cox for Morrison and after Dean Whitehead sent an effort high over the bar, Somen Tchoyi was the next man to come off the home bench in place of Barnes. Tchoyi was straight into the thick of things and angled a low delivery into the danger zone which Stoke managed to kick away. The Cameroonian then saw his header from Thomas' cross tipped over by Begovic as the hosts piled on the pressure. Marek Cech blazed over soon after and Cox's low shot from distance deflected wide before Di Matteo made his final substitution, with Graham Dorrans replacing Mulumbu. Odemwingie thought he had been fouled having fallen in the box under the attentions of Robert Huth, but it was Stoke who won another penalty in the 85th minute. Whitehead was clattered by Cox as he ran on to a Tuncay pass and Walters - on moments earlier for Etherington - converted the spot-kick. Walters was not finished there either, receiving the ball from Jones' flick in stoppage time and having one shot blocked before beating Carson to wrap up a comprehensive win.

Form Guide

    DWLLDL
  • West Brom
  • VS
  • Stoke
  • LLLLWW

Last Meetings

  • West Brom
  • 0 - 2
  • Stoke
  • 04/04/2009
  • Stoke
  • 1 - 0
  • West Brom
  • 22/11/2008
  • Stoke
  • 0 - 0
  • West Brom
  • 12/03/1985
  • West Brom
  • 2 - 0
  • Stoke
  • 10/11/1984
  • West Brom
  • 3 - 0
  • Stoke
  • 24/03/1984
  • Stoke
  • 3 - 1
  • West Brom
  • 29/08/1983

Top Scorers

West Brom

  • PO Odemwingie 3
  • Y Mulumbu 2
  • J Thomas 1
  • M Fortune 1
  • IT Pablo 1
  • J Morrison 1
  • C Brunt 1
  • GA Jara 1
  • J Olsson 1
  • S Tchoyi 1

Stoke

  • K Jones 4
  • R Fuller 3
  • R Huth 2
  • R Delap 1
  • D Whitehead 1
  • J Walters 1
  • A Faye 1
  • T Sanli 1

Goals

West Brom

    • Total goals 38
    • Goals per game 16
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Stoke

    • Total goals 37
    • Goals per game 15
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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