Ipswich Town v West Brom injury and team news - nine ruled out

Latest injury and team news ahead of Ipswich Town v West Brom in an EFL Championship clash at Portman Road.

West Brom travel to Portman Road to face promotion rivals Ipswich Town in the early Saturday kick-off in the EFL Championship.

The Baggies and the Tractor Boys are live on Sky Sports as two sides battling for promotion clash in Suffolk. One place separates the two sides but Ipswich have an 11-point lead over West Brom ahead of kick-off.

A win for Carlos Corberan's side would narrow that gap whilst a win for Kieran McKenna's men would see them move into the automatic promotion spots albeit for a couple of hours when Southampton and Leeds United play.

Ipswich boast a good home record and have lost just one of their last 30 games in front of their home supporters and that came against Leeds. West Brom's away form in recent weeks doesn't make for good reading as they've lost all three of their matches and have failed to score. Ipswich have lost eight of their last 11 games against West Brom and this will be West Brom's first visit to Portman Road since November 2018, a game in which they won 2-1 thanks to goals from Jay Rodriguez and Harvey Barnes.

Earlier on in the season, West Brom defeated Ipswich 2-0 at The Hawthorn's. Darnell Furlong opened the scoring back in November before Grady Diangana made sure of the victory in the 47th minute.

Both clubs have had players at the Africa Cup of Nations and the Asia Cup over the last month and a bit and WBA will still be without their defender Semi Ajayi. He and Nigeria reached the final where they will play hosts Ivory Coast, and so he'll have to follow West Brom's game whilst he perhaps for international glory.

Iraq were knocked out in the Round of 16 by Jordan at the Asia Cup and so that allowed Ali Al-Hamadi to make his debut against Preston North End last week. Kieffer Moore scored twice on his debut after joining on loan from AFC Bournemouth and so Ipswich have an abundance of attacking options to think about. Here's the latest injury and team news ahead of Saturday afternoon's clash.

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