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MATCH PREVIEW: Yeovil v Albion

28 August 2012

Stats and info for Tuesday's second round tie (ko 7.45pm)

Interesting facts

Albion have never played Yeovil in a competitive game.

The Baggies won the League Cup in 1966 and twice finished as runners-up in 1967 and 1970.

In last season’s competition the Glovers lost 2-0 at Exeter in the first round, while Albion were beaten 2-1 at Everton in the third round. 

Both sides are unbeaten so far this campaign, with Yeovil winning three and drawing one of their four games, while the Baggies have won one and drawn one.


Form guide (last six league matches)

ALBION: WDDLWD

YEOVIL: DWLDWW


Last league match line-ups

ALBION (v Spurs – away D 1-1): Foster; Reid, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell; Mulumbu, Yacob; Morrison; Fortune (Rosenberg 78), Long (Lukaku 63), Dorrans (Brunt 75). Subs not used: Myhill (gk), Jones, Gera, C Dawson.

YEOVIL (v Scunthorpe – away W 4-0): Stech; Ayling, McAllister, Hinds, Webster, Marsh-Brown (Young 64); Blizzard, Upson, Foley (Ralph 84), Hayter, Reid (Ugwu 68). Subs not used: Stewart, Nkumu. 
 
Yeovil team news

Chelsea-loanee Rohan Ince is expected to recover from a shin injury in time to feature in this evening’s game. Yeovil manager Gary Johnson has no other injury concerns following his side’s 4-0 victory at Scunthorpe on Saturday.

Ref watch 

Darren Sheldrake referees tonight's game. The Surrey official oversaw Hull versus Rotherham in the Capital One Cup first round. Sheldrake dished out 89 yellow and 11 red cards in 32 games last season. 


Betting

Selected odds from Bet Butler:

Albion to win: 5/6

Yeovil to win: 15/4

Draw: 29/10

Albion to win 1-0: 7/1

If you fancy a flutter with the club's official online betting partner, click here.


Tickets

Tickets remain on sale at the East Stand box office until 1pm  this afternoon (Tuesday). Albion fans will be able to pay on the gate at Huish Park to access the terrace on the day of the game – but ticket prices will increase by £2, except for juniors.  For more information, click here.


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