MARK LAWRENSON REVEALS HIS PREDICTION FOR WEST BROM VS CHELSEA

Chelsea will be away at the Hawthorns this evening as West Brom host the Blues in a dicey fixture that could lead to the sack of Tony Pulis as West Brom boss.

BBC Sports pundit Mark Lawrenson is tipping Chelsea to win the game 2-0 and further compound Pulis’ troubles at the Hawthorns.

He said: “West Brom’s Chinese owner Lai Guochuan is flying in for this game, then the Baggies go to Wembley next week to play Tottenham, so no wonder the vultures are circling around boss Tony Pulis.

“Chelsea showed again how good they are in attack and defence when they beat Manchester United last time out, so this is not the fixture Pulis needs when his side are not scoring goals or picking up points.

“Pulis has not won in the league since August and it is hard to see that changing this weekend, although I don’t think this is the game that should decide his future.

“His problem is that the fans seem to have made their minds up that his time is up – and I guess he is about to find out what Lai Guochuan thinks about it too.”

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VICTOR N
Chelsea is more than just a football club to me; it's a passion I share, and my affinity with the Chelsea badge is one that will last forever. As far as watching my favourite team is concerned, I'd rather miss a meal than miss a Chelsea game.