Burnley v West Brom preview

03 February 2009 10:33
urnley and West Brom do battle for a place in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Tuesday evening.[LNB] The sides played out a 2-2 draw at the Hawthorns in January as Martin Paterson grabbed a late equaliser for Burnley.[LNB]The Clarets now have home advantage for the replay, with the winner set to travel to either Cardiff or Arsenal in the next round.[LNB]Burnley beat Charlton in their last Championship match but have been inconsistent of late and are no longer in the play-off zone.[LNB]Manager Owen Coyle will be without on-loan Middlesbrough defender Rhys Williams for the clash at Turf Moor.[LNB]The 20-year-old, who has joined Burnley until the summer and made his debut against Charlton, is not eligible to face the Baggies.[LNB]Left-back Stephen Jordan will again be missing due to a knee ligament injury while Coyle will also check on a couple of minor knocks.[LNB]However, he has no other serious concerns as his men go in search of their fourth Premier League scalp of the season.[LNB]Injury worriesWest Brom may have an eye on Saturday's crucial Premier League match at home to Newcastle as they continue to fight for top-flight survival.[LNB]But they will also be keen to progress in the FA Cup and Tony Mowbray must decide whether to gamble on a number of his injured players.[LNB]Central defenders Abdoulaye Meite and Ryan Donk are both struggling with groin problems while Borja Valero (hamstring) and Robert Koren (calf) are also doubtful.[LNB]The quartet have added to an already large casualty list at West Brom which includes Leon Barnett, Jonas Olsson, Neil Clement, Jonathan Greening, Luke Moore, Craig Beattie and Ishmael Miller.[LNB]

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