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West Brom v Southampton: How to watch, TV channel, head-to-head stats & team news

It's fifth against third in the Championship on Friday night as West Brom host Southampton at the Hawthorns.

Carlos Corberan's West Brom go into Friday night's showdown with Southampton off the back of a comfortable 2-0 home victory against Cardiff City on Tuesday night, with Mikey Johnston and Andreas Weimann on the scoresheet.

Southampton, on the other hand, will be reeling from a 3-1 defeat at Bristol City in midweek which spelled an end to a 25-match unbeaten for the Saints in all competitions.

Although West Brom and Southampton are both in the play-off positions, the Baggies trail Southampton by a significant margin of 12 points in the table and will be more than aware of how a tough a test they will face against their opponents on Friday night.
 

West Brom v Southampton

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How to watch West Brom v Southampton and TV channel

West Brom v Southampton in the Championship will be available to watch live on Sky Sports Football.

West Brom v Southampton kick-off time and venue

West Brom v Southampton is scheduled to kick off at 20:00 GMT at The Hawthorns on Friday 16th February 2024.

West Brom v Southampton stats and head-to-head record (H2H)

West Brom's home record in the Championship this season is significantly better than their away form, with the Baggies having won 11 of their 16 matches at The Hawthorns and contrastingly emerged victorious in just four of their 15 games on the road.

Friday night's visitors Southampton have also fared better at home - winning 11 of 15 matches at St Mary's Stadium - but Russell Martin's side's away form is stronger having won eight of 16 games on their travels.

The previous meeting between these two teams in the Championship this season saw Southampton beat West Brom 2-1 at St Mary's, with Will Smallbone and Adam Armstrong on the scoresheet for the hosts and Kyle Bartley finding the net for the Baggies.
 

West Brom v Southampton head-to-head record (H2H)

West Brom wins25
Draws24
Southampton wins33

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West Brom v Southampton team news

West Brom team news

Semi Ajayi and Grady Diangana will be assessed ahead of West Brom's clash with Southampton following their efforts at the African Cup of Nations with Nigeria and DR Congo respectively.

Nathaniel Chalobah is also back in contention for a return, but Daryl Dike has been ruled out with a long term achilles injury.

Defender Kyle Bartley is a doubt with a calf issue.
 

Southampton team news

Scotland international striker Che Adams is expected to be available for Southampton after sitting out the Saints' 3-1 defeat at Bristol City with a calf problem, whilst Nigerian Joe Aribo is back in contention for a place in the squad following his return from the African Cup of Nations.

Flynn Downes remains a doubt after missing Southampton's last match against Liam Manning's Bristol City.
 

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