Derby County might have had a rocky start to their Championship season, but they’re certainly not a team to be underestimated. They have some great firepower upfront, all of whom are capable of scoring on their day.

But it’s their defence that lets them down; they leak goals almost as quickly as they score them, and it’s something that Phillip Cocu needs to fix as soon as possible.

As for Albion, their defence has been pretty robust so far this season, despite the fact it’s comprised mostly of new faces. 

The attack, on the other hand, could do with some work; not enough goals are being scored at the moment and chances are being wasted. Bilic will be eager to resolve that issue in training before Saturday’s game.

The formation that I think would work best with a West Brom and Derby combined XI is 4-4-3, as it would allow the manager to make the most of the many attacking options at his disposal, whilst still providing enough cover for the defence.

Here’s the team that I’ve chosen: