The starting XI and substitutes for Aston Villa and West Brom ahead of a big derby clash at the Hawthorns.
WEST BROMWICH ALBION STARTING XI:
WEST BROMWICH ALBION BENCH:
ASTON VILLA STARTING XI:
ASTON VILLA BENCH:
Just like that it's back to the 3-5-2, which is just fine by me. The big news for Villa is the return of captain Ron Vlaar, whose name on the teamsheet is like a comforting hand on our collective shoulders. Andreas Weimann is conspicuous by his absence, with the rumor being that he's been left out of the team due to illness.