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Mel makes one enforced change and formation switch

PEPE Mel makes one enforced change and switches to a different formation as Thievy comes in for the suspended Jonas Olsson.

Youngster Liam O’Neil is again among the substitutes.

He is joined by fellow Baggies Academy product and centre-half Donervorn Daniels, who makes a Barclays Premier League bench for the first time.

Steve Bruce makes one change to the Tigers team that lost 2-0 at home to Manchester City last weekend.

Sone Aluko comes in for the benched Maynor Figueroa.

Curtis Davies and Shane Long start for the hosts, with fellow former Baggie Robert Koren among the substitutes.

HULL: McGregor, Rosenior, Chester, Davies, Meyler, Huddlestone, Livermore, Jelavic, Long, Aluko, Elmohamady. Subs: Harper (gk), Figueroa, Bruce, Koren, Fryatt, Sagbo, Quinn.

ALBION: Foster, Reid, McAuley, Dawson, Ridgewell, Morrison, Mulumbu, Dorrans, Sessegnon, Anichebe, Thievy. Subs: Myhill (gk), D Daniels, O’Neil, Gera, Vydra, Berahino, Sinclair.

REFEREE: C Foy (Merseyside).