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20 October 2018

Breaking team news from the DW Stadium as Latics host West Bromwich Albion in the Sky Bet Championship.

  • Sky Bet Championship team news from the DW Stadium.
  • Latics v West Bromwich Albion on Saturday 20 October.
  • Latics make four changes to the starting XI with Byrne, Roberts, Evans and Burn all in.

Latics make four changes to their starting XI to face West Bromwich Albion, with Nathan Byrne, Gary Roberts, Lee Evans and Dan Burn all starting in place of Antonee Robinson, Darron Gibson, Will Grigg and Michael Jacobs.

Grigg and Jacobs join Gavin Massey on the injury list, whilst Gibson serves the first game of his three match suspension and Robinson is rested following international duty with USA.

Centre back Burn, who made his return from injury as a substitute against Preston North End makes his first start of the season. Roberts is also making his first Sky Bet Championship start of the campaign.

Latics: Walton, James, Dunkley, Kipre, Burn, Byrne, Evans, Morsy, Roberts, Windass, Powell
Subs: Jones, Vaughan, McManaman, Lopes, Naismith, Connolly, Garner

West Bromwich Albion: Johnstone, Gibbs, Bartley, Livermore, Brunt (Capt), Mears, Barnes, Gayle, Rodriguez, Dawson, Hegazi
Subs: Myhill, Robson-Kanu, Townsend, Edwards, Hoolahan, Adarabioyo, Field

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