English Premier League Report, Manchester United v West Brom, 15 April

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Paul Pogba starts again in his favourite position again for Manchester United in today's English Premier League clash against West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford.

In defence, Phil Jones and Daley Blind are back from injury after spending a significant amount of time out on the sidelines.

City could have won the title against their arch-rivals United last weekend but had to wait after surrendering a two-goal lead at the Etihad and handing Mourinho's team a stunning 3-2 comeback victory.

Midfield: Paul Pogba inspired United's stunning comeback against City last week and the French worldwide is expected to keep his place in midfield following his two-goal display.


West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez has been cleared of a charge of alleged racial abuse.

"Manchester City, we won it for you" chanted the West Brom fans at the end of a match greeted by jeers by the home faithful.

The 28-year-old was accused of using "abusive and/or insulting words which included a reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race" towards Brighton's Gaëtan Bong during Albion's 2-0 win in January.

The City manager's decision to forego the match looked justified considering West Brom's awful form, although Jake Livermore's early attempt was a warning shot that undercooked United failed to heed.


City originally had the chance to win the league against United last week but a win for the Red Devils only delayed the inevitable by eight days.

Salomon Rondon saw a close-range header comfortably denied in the Baggies' other noteworthy first-half attempt, although United were taking their time to break down the brittle visitors. United have kept a league-high 16 clean sheets this season with 11 of those coming in home fixtures.

"It would be one of the best three seasons I have ever had as a player and as a manager".

West Brom have 21 points after three wins, 12 draws and 18 defeats. They are winless in their last 15 Premier League away games, losing 11 and drawing four.


As for City, it has a month to finish a season with the most points, goals and wins in a single Premier League campaign.

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