‘Sloppy’ midfielder axed as Carlos Corberan struck by suspension - West Brom predicted XI v Sunderland

Here’s how we predict West Bromwich Albion to line up against Sunderland in the Championship.

West Bromwich Albion are back in Sky Bet Championship action on Saturday as they take on fellow play-off hopefuls Sunderland away from home. Carlos Corberan and his men will be eager to respond with a positive result after a late 2-1 defeat to Leicester City last time out.

It was a decent performance against the league leaders but Harry Winks struck deep in added time to deal Albion a last-gasp sucker punch, just five minutes on from the goal Josh Maja thought had earned his side a point.

Sunderland, who are managerless following the sacking of Tony Mowbray, head into this one without a win in three matches. West Brom will be hoping the lack of confidence at the Stadium of Light will benefit them but Corberan will still approach the game with caution.

Okay Yokuslu is suspended for the clash after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season, while Matt Phillips, Jed Wallace and Kyle Bartley are the latest injury concerns. With all of that in mind, here's our predicted XI for this weekend.

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