Date: 5th December 2015 at 8:20am
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West Bromwich Albion host Tottenham Hotspur at the Hawthorns with both sides high in confidence after recording decent results in recent weeks.

After suffering two defeats on the bounce, the Baggies have bounced back with a victory against Arsenal and draw at West Ham.

Tony Pulis’ men put in an impressive showing to come from behind to beat the Gunners at fortnight ago, and they’ll now be hoping to send the other North London side back to the capital empty handed.

However, the win against Arsene Wenger’s title challengers was just Albion’s second home triumph of the campaign, meaning a Spurs side unbeaten since their opening day defeat at Manchester United will be confident of maintaining their incredible run.

Mauricio Pochettino has his side playing some great football, but the Argentine boss will be looking for more three-point hauls after drawing four of the last seven matches, so they can close the four-point gap between them and leaders Manchester City.

The goalless draw with Chelsea last week was their seventh stalemate of the campaign, and away from White Hart Lane they’ve won just two of their six matches.

In Harry Kane though, Spurs have a striker who has netted nine times in his last seven club matches and scored twice in the 3-0 win for the visitors in last season’s meeting at the Hawthorns.

Team News:

Albion midfielder Claudio Yacob is serving a one-match ban, but Chris Brunt is available after his suspension.

Spurs have midfielder Dele Alli available again after suspension but Ryan Mason (ankle) is out for two weeks.

League Position: West Brom – 13th (18 pts); Spurs – 5th (25 pts)
Last Meeting: West Brom 0-3 Spurs – January 31st, 2015
Key Players: Albion – Jonny Evans; Spurs – Harry Kane
Form: Albion – WWLLWD; Spurs – DWWDWD
Shoot Says: Albion 1-1 Spurs

 
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