Team News: Shane Long starts for West Bromwich Albion against Southampton

Team News: Long starts for West Brom
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Shane Long starts for West Bromwich Albion against Southampton in attack, as Romelu Lukaku is among the substitutes for tonight's match.

West Bromwich Albion manager Steve Clarke has selected Shane Long ahead of Romelu Lukaku in his starting lineup against Southampton tonight.

Meanwhile, the Saints will have attacking midfielder Gaston Ramirez back in the team, and he will be expected to create chances for forwards Rickie Lambert and Jay Rodriguez.

Southampton manager Nigel Adkins has also dropped Artur Boruc in favour of Paulo Gazzaniga in goal for tonight's Premier League clash.

West Brom: Foster, Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell; Yacob, Mulumbu; Odemwingie, Gera, Dorrans; Long

Southampton: Gazzaniga; Clyne, Fonte, Yoshida, Fox; Schneiderlin, S. Davis, Lallana, Ramirez; Lambert, Rodriguez

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