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Match day preview.

West Brom at home. Instantly takes me back to the game last season when somehow we managed to only take point from a game where we were 1-0 up for the majority of the match and restricted them to ZERO shots on goal.
With just ten seconds left on the clock and the chants of 'One Bryan Robson' sarcastically ringing round the ground, a long hoofed ball from the back was somehow half-volleyed from 25 yards by Dunney past a stranded David James who was racing out to collect the ball.
Truth be told, it was a cracking finish as Dunney has struck it perfectly on the turn after watching the ball drop over his shoulder.
As bad as that was, it got worse at the Hawthorns a few weeks later.

I digress though, and onto this seasons match-up.
City's build up has been dominated by the Barton incident and several injuries which have hampered Pearce's build up. However, Dunney is expected to be fit and named captain in Distin's absence, with Mills returning at right-back. Trevor Sinclair's bright pre-season will probably earn him a start with new boys Cole and Vassell starting up front.
West Brom look to be a workmanlike side who will graft hard and may likely start with just one up front as they may be satisfied to go away from Eastlands with a point.
Will be a key game for us as we have not been handed the trickiest of starts looking at the fixture list and despite the injuries, Pearce will be looking to carry on from last seasons finish into the early part of this season.