Hull City and West Bromwich Albion face at Kingston Communications Stadium, in a match for the 16th round of the Championship. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 1 victory and 2 draws in the last 3 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 03-11-2018, in a match for the Championship that ended the victory of Hull City by (1-0). The only goal of the match was scored by F. Campbell (38 ‘). In this match the home factor may be decisive, since the West Bromwich Albion presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
After 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses, the home team is currently in 11th position, with 22 points won. In their last game, they won Fulham out by (0‑3), after in the previous match they won by (2‑0) at home, in a match against Derby County. This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In his last 8 home games for the championship Hull City won 3, drew 2 and lost 3, so he won 11 points in 24 possible. In their home league games the most frequent final result at the break was 0-0 (3 in 8 games). His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 15 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 9 home matches for all competitions: he suffered 5 of his 12 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).
Hull City comes to this motivated match, after a 0-3 away victory against Fulham: Bowler, Bowen and Eaves scored the victory goals. The house team generally acts in a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring rapid transitions, mainly through the wings. In this tactical scheme, the three most advanced players are Bowen, Bowler and Grosicki. It should be noted that the person responsible for organizing the attacks of his team is the Englishman Jon Toral. The Hull coach should not be able to count on Angus MacDonald, for being injured. Keep in mind that Magennis and Mannion are suspended.
West Bromwich Albion :
The visiting team is currently in 1st position, with 30 points won, after 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he tied at home against Charlton Athletic by (2-2). In the last match, he won out against Stoke City by (0-2). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 20 goals scored and 17 suffered; against 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss in his stadium, with 34 goals scored and 20 suffered. For the championship, West Bromwich Albion conquered 17 points in 24 possible, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 8 games he played as a visitor. In their home matches there are some frequent results at the break: 0-0 (3 in 8 games) and 1-0 (3 in 8 games). His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In his away matches for this competition there is a tendency for few goals, since in 6 of the last 8 he played there were less than 3 goals. In 15 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 9 times, but got the comeback in 4. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 9 away matches for all competitions: he scored 4 of his 11 goals between minutes (76 ‘ -90 ‘).
West Bromwich is motivated for this match, after a 0-2 victory, away from home against Stoke. Phillips and Robson-Kanu scored the victory goals. Like the opponent of this match, visitors must play in a tactical system in 4-3-3, to try to take advantage of counterattacks. In any case, despite playing as a visitor, West Bromwich is expected to present a more offensive stance, as it has a superior quality team. One of the great qualities of the visiting team is the way it achieves comebacks. The West Bromwich coach cannot count on Nathan Ferguson and Jake Livermore, suspended.