West Brom vs Southampton: FA Cup preview & likely line-ups

101 Great Goals prediction: West Brom 1-2 Southampton

Southampton to win 2-1 is 9/1 with Paddy Power.

Both West Brom and Southampton linger in the Premier League relegation zone.

While this match is unlikely to be the number one priority for either side, Southampton will be slight favourites given their better form.

West Brom vs Southampton: Who will win?

Southampton are slight favourites to win this match at 13/8.

West Brom are rated 17/10 for the victory.

Jay Rodriguez is 11/2 to score the first goal against his old club.

Guido Carrillo is 5/3 anytime goal scorer – it would be the Argentine’s first goal for the Saints.

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Craig Dawson thinks he has scored for West Brom vs Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – JANUARY 27: Craig Dawson of West Bromwich Albion celebrates before his goal is dissalowed via the VAR system during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on January 27, 2018 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

West Bromwich Albion vs Southampton: FA Cup Fifth Round preview

West Bromwich Albion host Southampton at the Hawthorns on Saturday in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

Alan Pardew’s side are rooted to the bottom of the table, seven points from safety.

West Brom suffered a third straight defeat on Monday night, losing 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.

The Baggies were far more impressive in the previous round of the FA Cup, beating Liverpool 3-2 at Anfield. Jay Rodriguez netted a brace while Liverpool’s Joel Matip scored an own goal.

Liverpool 2 – West Brom 3 video highlights

Prior to that, West Brom won 2-0 at Exeter in the third round.

Southampton come into the match inside the relegation zone, following Sunday’s 2-0 home defeat to Liverpool.

The Saints recorded 1-0 wins against Fulham and Watford in the previous rounds of the FA Cup.

The two sides have already faced each other twice in the Premier League this season. Sofiane Boufal scored the only goal of the game in Southampton’s 1-0 win at St Mary’s in October.

The Sofiane Boufal solo golazo – video

Earlier this month Southampton edged an entertaining clash at the Hawthorns. Ahmed Hegazi and Salomon Rondon scored for West Brom, while Mario Lemina, Jack Stephens and James Ward-Prowse netted for the Saints.

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West Brom team news vs Southampton

Daniel Sturridge could miss out with a hamstring injury picked up in the opening minutes at Chelsea.

Jay Rodriguez is set to start against his former club.

Nacer Chadli is “a long way off” from a return, as is James Morrison.

Saturday’s game will come too soon for Jake Livermore but Hal Robson-Kanu has an outside chance of recovering from a hamstring injury.

Southampton celebrate equaliser at Bournemouth

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 03: Charlie Austin of Southampton celebrates after scoring his sides first goal with Sofiane Boufal of Southampton and Ryan Bertrand of Southampton during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton at Vitality Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Southampton team news vs West Brom

Former Baggies forward Shane Long is carrying a knock and is a potential absentee for Saturday’s clash.

Charlie Austin is out with a hamstring injury and is around five-weeks away from a return to first team action.

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West Brom predicted line-up vs Southampton

Predicted West Brom XI vs Southampton

Predicted West Brom XI vs Southampton

Southampton predicted line-up vs West Brom

Predicted Southampton XI vs West Brom

Predicted Southampton XI vs West Brom

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