W Brom vs West Ham
3:00pm Saturday 16th September
WEST BROM 0-0 WEST HAM
That's it! Neither side showed enough endeavour to create that opening for a winner, and the spoils are shared. Obiang's audacious attempt stands out as the game's highlight. Was Foster fortunate to stay on the pitch? Highlights on there way, you decide!
94: Does that count as a shot? Obiang lines up the cross, but it is far too close to Foster, who gathers.
92: Chance for Cresswell to cross again, but yes, you guessed it, he failed to beat the first man.
90: Five minutes of added time...
89: Can anyone find a winner here? It doesn't look likely, but one can only hope...
87: Arnautovic whips a great cross into the middle, but Hegazi does really well to clear. That was dangerous.
85: Another straight swap for Albion, with Allan Nyom coming on in place of Gibbs.
83: Late lunge from McClean earns him a yellow card. Free-kick to West Ham in a good position.
81: Carroll's afternoon is over, as on comes star of Transfer Deadline Day Diafra Sakho.
79: McClean has the chance to get the ball into the dangerzone this time, but he slices the ball out of play. One mistake could decide this.
77: Cresswell again has the chance to get the ball into the middle, but once more the delivery is poor. Tale of the afternoon.
75: One change apiece. Phillips is replaced by James McClean while Hernandez's afternoon is over, as Andre Ayew takes his place.
73: Obiang lines up another effort, this time from much closer in, but he gets well underneath it and the ball ends up in row Z.
0-0 is now odds-on at 4/6 with Sky Bet which says much about this game. A 1-0 home win is 9/2 and 1-0 to the Hammers 11/2. Robson-Kanu is 16/1 to score the opener.
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71: Change for West Brom and it is Brunt's number that's up, as he is replaced by Hal Robson-Kanu.
69: West Brom can't get near the ball here. All West Ham. That incident seems to have riled them.
67: West Ham players and coaching staff are still remonstrating with the officials. The rules have changed in terms of punishments for goalkeepers, but that tackle was high, and dangerous. Foster's sheepish look tells its own story.
Soccer Saturday's Matt Le Tissier is in no doubt the ref got that wrong...
"If an outfield player makes that challenge it's a red card. The tackle is dangerous and Foster is a lucky boy to still be on this pitch."
65: DRAMA! Foster comes charging out of his goal, slides in, takes out Hernandez, with a high foot, but is only cautioned. He is a lucky, lucky boy. Very dangerous. Bilic is furious on the touchline.
63: The Hammers try to kick the ball out, but Krychowiak gets in the way, and plays on. The visitors are furious, but the Baggies were well within their rights to play on.
61: Really slow pace to the game. It is almost as if the home side don't want to win this. It is no wonder they struggle for goals on their own patch.
59: Change of shape for West Ham now, who have reverted to a flat back four. They look the most likely winner here.
57: That's the end of the game for Collins, who did well to last this long. Marko Arnautovic takes his place.
55: Hernandez comes deep to try and influence proceedings, but he is no use to the Hammers there, and just gets in the way!
53: Great cross from Cresswell is just too short for Carroll, and the ball is cleared. The hosts have to show more here.
51: Ball is lumped forward towards Antonio, but he is never getting that and the ball runs out for a throw.
49: All Hammers at the start of the half here. West Brom can't get out of their own half.
47: CLOSE! Jose Fonte gets up really well to meet Cresswell's corner, but glances his header wide.
45: KICK OFF! We are back under way here at the Hawthorns. No changes for either side.
West Brom are Sky Bet’s 7/4 favourites with West Ham priced
at 5/2 while the draw is a 5/4 chance. Jay Rodriguez is the 11/2 favourite to
open the scoring, with Andy Carroll enhanced from 9/1 to 10/1 to break the
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FIRST HALF PICS
45+2: That's your lot for the first half. A game of few chances so far, except one, stunning effort from Obiang. Would have been a contender for Goal of the Season if it had gone in from 45 yards, but the crossbar denied the midfielder. The hosts have been sloppy on the ball and created very little.
45: Two added minutes here at the end of the half.
44: Break in play as Collins receives some treatment. The West Ham bench look very worried indeed.
42: Better possession from the visitors. Mainly in their own half, but they are retaining the ball very well.
40: Evans shows great feet to beat his man, footwork Pep Guardiola would be interested in, goes to ground, but referee Tierney waves away appeals for a free-kick.
38: CHANCE! Best opening for the Baggies. Phillips again with good work to get to the byline, his clipped cross is perfect for Morrison, but he fails to connect with a header. Had to do better.
36: Long ball into the middle lands on the head of Carroll again, but he is swamped by defenders, and the ball is diverted out for a corner.
34: Hammers really growing into this now. All the attacking is being done by them at the moment.
32: Carroll does well to bring the ball down out of the air, but is always leaning back as he volleys well over the top.
30: The Hawthorns is still in shock here. In a game of such low quality, that effort stood out like a sore thumb. Absolutely incredible.
28: WHAT AN EFFORT! From just inside the West Brom half, fully 45 yards, Obiang spots Foster off his line, goes for it, beats the England stopper, but sees his strike cannon back off the crossbar. What a goal that would have been!
26: SHOT ON TARGET! Tremendous work from Antonio to win the ball back, beat his man, and then fire at goal. Easy save for Foster, but brilliant attitude from Antonio.
24: Phillips remains the hosts' main threat on the counter. However, time and again he is having to turn back, with no options ahead of him.
22: Sloppy from the home side. The slippery surface isn't helping the flow, as the Baggies give the ball away time and again.
20: Michail Antonio tries to take the attack to the Baggies himself, beats two men, but overruns it and the ball goes out for a goal-kick.
18: Still all the possession with the home side here. They are really struggling to create any meaningful openings, however.
16: Again, the delivery from Cresswell is really poor, as his free-kick this time fails to beat the first man.
14: Good pace to the game here. The Baggies starting to get on the ball much more, but West Ham remain a threat on the break.
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