Date: 30th August 2018 at 12:00pm
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The buildup to this weekend’s Championship clash between West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City will be dominated by former player Saido Berahino.

Having finally scored for the first time in two and a half years this week having finally got his move away from The Hawthorns after throwing his dummy over the Tottenham transfer, I’d expect him to start this weekend but that suits us as the pressure would be all on him.

Having almost taken something from our last clash against Middlesbrough in the league and having seen plenty of changes for the Mansfield Town EFL Cup tie, I’d expect head coach Darren Moore to revert back to the same squad as we look to get back to winning ways.

That would mean:

Johnstone
Hegazi
Bartley
Adarabioyo
Phillips
Livermore
Brunt
Gibbs
Barnes
Rodriguez
Gayle

That squad should have enough to see off Gary Rowett’s side regardless of who they pick, the only question that remains for us is do we click up front. Three points if we do, going to be more tricky if we don’t but Stoke haven’t exactly wowed people so far this year even if they have now picked up their first league win.