(Sporting Alert) — Belgian striker Christian Benteke is fit enough to lead the attack for Aston Villa against West Brom in their English Premier League game at The Hawthorns.
Benteke had been doubtful for the clash after suffering a knee injury on international duty and will play alongside Libor Kozak.
Ashley Westwood, Karim El Ahmadi and Yacouba Sylla all start as well, while Andreas Weimann, Gabriel Agbonlahor and Fabian Delph are all on the bench.
Meanwhile, for West Brom, Saido Berahino and Nicolas Anelka both start on the bench, while Goran Popov replaced former Aston Villa player Liam Ridgewell in the backline.
West Brom v Aston Villa
West Brom: Myhill, Reid, McAuley, Olsson, Popov, Mulumbu, Yacob, Amalfitano, Sessegnon, Brunt, Long.
Subs: Morrison, Anichebe, Luke Daniels, Vydra, Dawson, Berahino, Anelka.
Aston Villa: Guzan, Bacuna, Vlaar, Baker, Clark, Westwood, El Ahmadi, Sylla, Tonev, Benteke, Kozak.
Subs: Weimann, Agbonlahor, Steer, Delph, Herd, Bowery, Lowton.
Referee: Michael Oliver (Northumberland)