West Brom host Premier League champions Leicester at the Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon.

Who would have thought West Brom would be seven points clear of the reigning league champions with five games left to go in the season, a stat which sounds less impressive when you consider it is Leicester, with all due respect!

The Baggies are 8th in the league, whilst Leicester reside in 15th place, but West Brom’s hopes of finishing any higher are almost non-existent.

West Brom are 14 points below Everton, who are one place above them in seventh.

Regardless, an eighth-placed finish would be a fantastic season for the club. It would also be the first time Tony Pulis has managed to finish in the top half of the Premier League in his career as a manager – a personal high for him.

Another three points against Leicester would help to further consolidate their position, and they will need to win the key battles in order to do so.

Here are the key battles that West Brom need to win:

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