Quique Sánchez Flores brings his Watford team to the Hawthorns on Saturday for the first ever Premier League meeting between the sides at the Hawthorns. The Hornets have impressed in the top flight this season, but their league results have dipped recently and they are currently on a run of six games without a win.
This remaisn Albion’s second most successful Premier League season, although in 2011 and 2012, Albion had 39 points from 32 games, just one less that the current total.
The 40-point mark has only been reached quicker once before in Albion’s Premier League history, although this is only the fourth season that the Baggies have passed that psychological barrier.
Albion return to action after another two week holiday with a trip to Wearside to take on Sam Allardyce’s Sunderland. The Black Cats are fighting against relegation and, despite improved performances since the Dudley-born Big Sam took control, they have only won one of their last nine games and sit just inside the relegation zone… Continue reading Can Albion dent Sunderland’s survival hopes?