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Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Watford - predictions, team news, line-ups

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Sports Mole previews Monday’s championship clash between West Bromwich Albion and Watford, including predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

West Bromwich Albion When Watford They will face off against The Hawthorns on Monday night and look to build a positive start to the season.

The Baggies drew away to Middlesbrough in the opener, but recently relegated Watford topped Sheffield United.

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Given the difficult 2021-22 season, Steve Bruce We would have hoped for an easier start to the season than the long journey to face Middlesbrough.

Nevertheless, a 1-1 draw at Riverside Stadium will only benefit them going forward as the Baggies look to launch a sustained bid for promotion.

Bruce appreciated the newcomer John Swift When Jed Wallace In the build-up to the contest in the Northeast, the pair were combined for West Brom’s equalizer shortly after the break.

If the forwards in front of them can find some form, the West Midlands outfit has every chance of keeping pace this season. Daryl Dyke You can create an impressive display like the one that keeps you healthy and builds your Barnsley reputation.

Despite a lackluster form since the start of the year, West Brom have had a good home record since last August and that will be put to the test on Monday night.

Watford's new manager Rob Edwards on 1 August 2022© Reuters

Rob Edwards It has decided to trade gradual progress with Forest Green Rovers for a spot in the limelight at Watford in the summer.

But for a manager who will be under constant pressure at Vicarage Road, beating a side of Sheffield United quality was the best start possible.

If reports are to be believed, Watford had a chance to profit Joao Pedro This summer, the young Brazilian came up with a goal that proved to be the difference with Blaise.

what you like Ismaila Sar When Emmanuel Dennis With a possible departure from Watford before the end of the summer transfer window, the groundwork appears to be in place for Watford to potentially emerge as title frontrunners over the coming weeks and months.

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West Bromwich Albion's Darryl Dyke's reaction after the match on 2 January 2022© Reuters

The Blues would have had plenty of positive results from the draw with Middlesbrough, but there is room for some changes in the Baggies XI.

Alex Mowat may take precedence over Jason Morumby In the middle of the pitch, the Blues may be ready to unleash a dyke in the middle of the attack.

Bruce also confirmed that ok yoksle Compete for the first appearance after returning to the club.

Edwards may be ready to stick with the same Watford starting line-up as he did in the win over Sheffield United.

it will see new arrivals Ray Manaji When Vakoon Issouf Bayo You’ll have to make do with the place of the substitute’s bench.

Candidates for West Bromwich Albion’s starting XI:
Button; Harron, Ajayi, O’Shea, Townsend. Morumbi, Livermore. Wallace, Swift, Phillips.embankment

Watford’s starting XI:
Bachmann; Kabasele, Sierralta, Cathcart; Kamala, Cleverly. Cayembe, Sema. Sir, Denise.Pedro

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West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Watford

Both teams feel like they had a tough start to their campaigns, but it only lasts here. Both teams, who were undefeated last week, don’t feel much urgency to push all three points and risk defeat, and should expect a low-scoring draw.

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