Andy Carroll remains benched! West Brom team news vs Fulham

Team news LIVE from the Hawthorns as West Brom take on Fulham

West Bromwich Albion manager Steve Bruce has named an unchanged team to the side that completed a dramatic late comeback against Huddersfield Town last time out.

Andy Carroll was tipped to start by many after his all important equalising goal but he has to once again settle for a place on the bench with Callum Robinson favoured up top.

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The Albion team in full then sees Sam Johnstone keep his place in goal despite a less than commanding performance in the 2-2 draw with the Terriers.

It looks like a back three once again with Semi Ajayi, Kyle Bartley and Matthew Clarke being trusted to try and keep Fulham’s Aleksandar Mitrovic at bay.

Darnell Furlong and Conor Townsend are the usual wing-backs with Alex Mowatt, Jake Livermore and Taylor Gardner-Hickman the men holding it down in the middle of the park.

Callum Robinson is partnered by the man who has three goals in his last two games, Karlan Grant.

Teams in full

West Brom (3-5-2): Johnstone; Ajayi, Bartley, Clarke; Furlong, Townsend, Livermore, Mowatt, Gardner-Hickman; Grant, Robinson

Subs: Palmer, O’Shea, Kipre, Reach, Molumby, Diangana, Carroll

Fulham (4-2-3-1): Rodak; Williams, Tosin, Ream, Robinson; Chalobah, Reed; Wilson, Carvalho, Cordova-Reid; Mitrovic

Subs: Gazzaniga, Tete, Hector, Seri, Cairney, Cavaleiro, Muniz

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