‘Dwindling’ forward given ultimatum as Corberan starts 21-year-old - West Brom predicted XI vs Middlesbrough

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

West Bromwich Albion are back in Sky Bet Championship action for the final time before Christmas as they take on Middlesbrough away from home. Carlos Corberan's men will be eager to put right their wrongs after a frustrating 1-1 draw with Stoke City last time out – a game in which Albion failed to take advantage of their domination.

Middlesbrough, despite their poor start to the season, can almost certainly be considered fellow play-off contenders and must be dealt a lot of respect. Michael Carrick guided his team to a fourth-placed finish last campaign and Boro are on track to catch up with the pack.

Three defeats in five have been far from ideal but Leeds United, Ipswich Town and Hull City were all tough opponents. West Brom will take great hope from those particular results but will still have to be at their absolute best to get anything from Saturday's clash.

Here's the starting lineup we think they will put out to give them the best chance of a positive result.

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