West Brom boss Tony Pulis boasts a formidable home record against Liverpool

Tony Pulis Interview - 23/02/2014

Liverpool travel to West Bromwich Albion looking to break a Tony Pulis hoodoo.

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis holds something of an Indian Sign over Liverpool, having never lost a home Premier League match against them in six outings.

The Reds travel to the Hawthorns on Saturday in search of a positive and morale-boosting victory as they look to quickly get over their recent FA Cup semi-final defeat.

A trip to bottom-half opposition who have lost their previous two home matches, one being a 4-1 drubbing against QPR, would normally represent an enticing match for the Anfield outfit.

However, when said club is managed by experienced Welshman Tony Pulis, then the task of claiming all three points becomes increasingly more challenging.

Pulis boasts a six-game unbeaten home run against the Merseysiders, five with Stoke City and his latest being that thrilling 3-3 draw with Crystal Palace which all-but ended the Reds’ title challenge last year.

As per Opta Stats, the 57-year-old has three victories to his name against Brendan Rodgers’ men, with those three wins coming in successive seasons and in formidable fashion.

While West Brom today represent little of Pulis’s former Stoke teams in terms of personnel and style, the Baggies still play with similar character, heart and passion.

The West Midlands outfit have improved greatly since their change in managers, and under Pulis’s guidance they are very much destined for safe mid-table finishes for the foreseeable future.

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