‘Inconsistent’ forward axed as international hero regains spot - West Brom predicted XI vs Plymouth Argyle

Here’s how we predict West Bromwich Albion to line up against Plymouth Argyle in the Sky Bet Championship.

West Bromwich Albion have the opportunity to revert the pressure onto their Sky Bet Championship play-off rivals as they take on Plymouth Argyle away from home on Tuesday night.

Back out on the road following two successive matches at The Hawthorns, the Baggies will be eager to bounce straight back from the 2-0 defeat to Southampton last Friday. A slow start and a disappointing end allowed the Saints to march back into second spot, while a bizarre sending-off for Carlos Corberan meant Albion didn't have their usual support on the touchline.

The Spaniard was brandished a straight red card for interfering with play as he touched the ball thinking it had gone off the pitch. Seen as the right thing to do in the eyes of the footballing law, Corberan will serve a one-match suspension for the incident, meaning he'll be absent from the touchline at Home Park this midweek.

Albion's head coach, albeit unable to communicate while the match is underway, will still be able to speak to his players before the game and at half time. He'll also pick his starting 11 and substitutes, with a likely pre-match briefing lasting a little longer than usual to ensure the squad knows the game plan to a T.

Plymouth, currently in 16th place and 15 points below West Brom, are enjoying a decent season upon their return to the English second tier. A relegation battle is unlikely for Argyle, with just one or two more wins likely enough to secure their Championship status for another year.

It'll be difficult for them to get one of those victories on Tuesday, however, as West Brom will be just as - if not more - desperate for all three points. Here's the starting lineup we predict Corberan will name to give Albion the best chance of a win away at Plymouth.

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