Previews

Wednesday 10 February 2016
7:45pm
Peterborough
VS
West Brom

Following an exciting 2-2 draw at the Hawthorns 11 days ago, West Brom travel to League One Peterborough in their FA Cup fourth round replay on Wednesday night.

The Posh are just three points behind sixth-placed Millwall in England’s third tier, but have only won once in their last four games.

Graham Westley’s men will be hoping to cause an upset with a win tonight, setting up a trip to Reading in the fifth round, as well as joining Shrewsbury Town as the only remaining League One representatives.

Saido Berahino, who spent a spell on loan at London Road in 2012, saved the Premier League outfit in their last encounter having scored both goals in the game, and the Baggies will be hoping to progress to the next round after winning just once in their last eight games.

Manager Tony Pulis has come under criticism from some supporters for his defensive-minded outlook, which has seen them score just 23 goals in 25 Premier League games this season.

Team News:

Peterborough have five players cup-tied and two suspended, after Michael Smith and Ricardo Santos were sent off in their 1-0 win on the weekend against Chesterfield.

Westley has admitted that he is likely to rotate the squad and defender Gabriel Zakuani is available again after a long-term hamstring problem.

For he visitors, Berahino is set to feature once again after Tony Pulis confirmed he “will definitely play”, but January loan signings Sandro and Alex Pritchard are both ineligible.

The Baggies could also be without several first team defenders, with Gareth McAuley, Jonas Olsson, Craig Dawson and Jonny Evans all major doubts.

Form: Peterborough – WDLLDW; West Brom – LWDDDL
Last Meeting: West Brom 2-2 Peterborough (January 30, 2016)
Key Men: Peterborough – Shaq Coulthirst; West Brom – Saido Berahino
Shoot Says: Peterborough 0-1 West Brom

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