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Aston Villa Vs. West Bromwich Albion: Lineups

Well, we're just a few minutes away from kickoff at Villa Park, with Aston Villa hosting West Bromwich Albion in a match that is charitably called a derby. We all know that nothing besides a game against Birmingham City is really a derby, but this match against the Baggies is still important. Which Villa will show up? The Villa that came from behind twice to defeat Manchester City, or the one that rolled over and let Southampton run riot? God, I hope it's the former.

Also, secret agent Liam Ridgewell is injured. Booooooooooooooooooooooooo.

Aston Villa Starting XI (4-2-3-1 or 4-4-2 depending on Gabby): Brad Guzan, Matthew Lowton, Ron Vlaar [c], Ciaran Clark, Joe Bennett, Karim El Ahmadi, Fabian Delph, Marc Albrighton, Brett Holman, Gabby Agbonlahor, Christian Benteke

Reserves (from): Shay Given, Darren Bent, Charles N'Zogbia, Eric Lichaj, Barry Bannan, Ashley Westwood, Andi Weimann.

West Brom Starting XI (4-2-3-1): Ben Foster, Billy Jones, Gareth McAuley, Jonas Olsson, Goran Popov, Claudio Yacob, Youssuf Mulumbu, Zoltán Gera, James Morrison, Chris Brunt, Shane Long

Reserves (from): Romelu Lukaku, Yassine El Ghanassy, Luke Daniels, Gabriel Tamas, Marc-Antoine Fortuné, Graham Dorrans, Markus Rosenberg.