by Rob Shepherd.
You only have to go back to the final day of the season before last for a memorable West Brom and Manchester United encounter when they played out one of the most memorable matches between the two clubs down the years and one of the more remarkable on the Premier League era.
It was the occasion of Sir Alex Ferguson’s last game and United, already crowned champions, were strolling home 5-2 only for Albion to storm back and draw 5-5.
Older Baggies fans though will still suggest that the their best ever display against United came at Old Trafford in 1978.
Albion stunned United with a tour de force of cavalier football, Laurie Cunningham and Cyrille Regis leading the charge with some devastating play, brimming with panache and pace, as Albion won 5-3.
The mastermind was manager Ron Atkinson who would go on to manage United the following season and of course Albion’s midfield driving force that day was a certain Bryan Robson, who would follow Big Ron to Old Trafford.
Have a look at this;
West Bromich Albion v Manchester United, Monday October 20th, 8pm KO.
For those who believe lightening can strike twice then Betfair offer 400/1 for a 5-5 draw between Albion and United on Monday night. Corals offer a rather conservative 150/1 for a 5-3 Man Utd win.
PaddyPower have the draw at 3/1 and for the first scorer offer Van Persie and Falcao both at 4/1 with Di Maria at 13/2. The Baggies Berahino is well priced at 8/1 to open the scoring.
BOBBY’S BET OF THE DAY: I will have a little flutter on United winning 3-1 at 14/1.