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Well that brings an end to our live coverage from Anfield. Liverpool stay fifth after being held, while West Brom leap out of the bottom three on goal difference and send Crystal Palace back into the relegation zone.

We're back this weekend with more coverage from the Premier league but until next time it is goodbye.

A game which was poor for long periods illuminated by one of the decisions of the season from referee Paul Tierney. Dominic Solanke looked to have scored the winner by the official spotted a handball as he found the net which ensures that West Brom take a point from Anfield. Jurgen Klopp confronted the official at half-time and given what happened on Sunday, he will be fuming.

Full time: Liverpool 0-0 West Brom

Dominic Solanke
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Foster saves a deflected Coutinho shot. West Brom survive again.

Into stoppage time at Anfield, of which there will be three minutes.

Into the final two minutes. Can Liverpool rouse themselves again?

Now Solanke has an effort cleared off the line and Liverpool bombard the West Brom box. But attention remains on that handball. Jurgen Klopp will be sensing a second injustice in as many games.

Joe Gomez crossed from the right hand side it bounce up onto Solanke's head and then onto a stray arm - he didn't know much about it - but he doesn't score without it. great decision, made in front of the Kop no less.

Drama at Anfield. Liverpool goal disallowed. Dominic Solanke adjudged to have scored with his hand, and referee Paul Tierney gets it spot on.

Trent Alexander-Arnold off and Joe Gomez on for Liverpool. Ten minutes to go and the hosts bring off their best player tonight.

West Brom stand firm amid some sustained Liverpool pressure which ends when Salah leaves a high foot on Jonny Evans, though the winger objects to the theatrics shown by the Northern Irish defender.

Change for West Brom meanwhile as Chris Brunt comes on for Grzegorz Krychowiak.

Solanke and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on for Sadio Mane and Georginio Wjnaldum.

Dominic Solanke coming on for Liverpool. The Fab Four set to be broken up?

Ben Foster smashes a West Brom free-kick out of play, the ball taking two bounces before it goes over the dead-ball line. Not one for the Baggies fans dreaming of a late winner.

Robson-Kanu off and Jay Rodriguez on for West Brom for the final 19 minutes. A statement they're not prepared to fully sit on this result. HBK has been very good tonight.

Alan Pardew will be encouraged by his side's display.

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First yellow card of the night for Emrs Can for cutting down Yacob. The German is not happy, probably due to his own lack of discipline.

Liverpool have certainly improved dramatically since half-time, pushing far harder and able to put West Brom under a lot more pressure. But still the score remains goalless.

Ben Foster almost gifts Liverpool the lead when he punches a cross under no pressure, palms the ball into Firmino and it needs Evans to clear.

Philippe Coutinho over a 30-yard free-kick. Foster is positioned to the right of his goal and there where is heads, allowing him to shuffle across and make an easy grab.

Trent Alexander-Arnold is posing a real threat down the right and his again causes problems and Firmino looks set to open the scoring but he miss-controls the ball and Hegazi shepherds it back to Foster. An hour gone.

And another chance for Liverpool, who are threatening with more urgency now. TAA crosses and it takes a nick off Evans which changes the path of the ball and it means that Salah can't direct his header on target.

Sadio Mane skews wide from Liverpool's best chance of the nice, which has taken 56 minutes to muster. First time West Brom were really blown open then.

Hal Robson-Kanu has already hit the bar form West Brom.

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And here comes another chance and they won't get much better for Ahmed Hegazi who steals a march on the Liverpool defence but from Robson-Kanu's cross heads over from point-blank range. Should be 1-0.

West Brom almost ahead as Karius has to turn over Krychowiak's deep free-kick. Now the 'keeper makes a fine save to keep out Jonny Evans' header from the resulting corner. No doubt the best chances have come for the visitors.

Second half starts like the first did; McClean getting to the byline and crossing and this time the ball is hooked behind for a corner.

Players back out and we're under way in the second half at Anfield. No changes.

Half-time: Liverpool 0-0 West Brom

Strange half of football overall. Liverpool had brief openings and but struggled to break West Brom down, while the Baggies have glimpses of wanting to attack but have otherwise been solid and stubborn without the ball. Both could do better in the second half.

Paul Tierney adds on one additional minute at the end of the half, one which has seen West Brom impress but overall spend a lot of it wasting time.

Salah inches away from giving Liverpool the lead after an improved spell from the hosts. Alexander-Arnold crosses and the Egyptian is within touching distance of poking past Ben Foster.

Mohamed Salah has not been allow any space to weave his magic tonight.

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OFF THE BAR! West Brom inches away from taking the lead. Liverpool are disposed on the edge of their own box and Robson-Kanu takes aim from 25 yards and strikes the top of the bar. Liverpool have gone really flat here.

West Brom poncing on just about any moment of sloppyness from Liverpool and they are willing to throw the ball forward at any opportunity. Klopp won't be happy at how easily the Reds are being frustrated. The Fab Four anything but fab so far.

Jurgen Klopp fumes at a high boot given against a Liverpool player and it allows West Brom to mount an attack. Nyom crosses from the right and Claudio Yacob heads goalwards but it balloons over the top.

So close for Liverpool. Mohamed Salah plays a fine ball around the corner and Firmino steals in around Nyom but he misses at the far post. Coutinho wanted the pull-back but his Brazilian counterpart ignored him.

Quarter of an hour in and West Brom are doing a real job on Liverpool here. They're sitting in and just waiting for Liverpool to gift the ball back to them. The Baggies look near-enough unbreakable.

I think the structure of this game has been set and is here to stay. Liverpool holding possession, looking to thread passes inside the West Brom back 10. Salomon Rondon is the lone man up front but he is giving Dejan Lovren and Ragnar Klaven lots to think about. He forced a throw-in which gets a big clap from Alan Pardew. Vital he can take the pressure off his back-four.

Andrew Robertson beats Hal Robson-Kanu down the left but is hauled back for a free-kick. But it was the Scot doing all the hauling, with a big grab on the Welshman's shirt.

First attack for West Brom and as Rondon releases McLean is takes Lovren to clesr the danger from the cross. The Baggies leaving men behind the ball but breaking with pace.

One draw in 32 meetings between these two sides. What chance of it being tonight? First half under way at Anfield.

Teams out at Anfield. West Brom won in 2012 and 2013 here. Can they repeat that even though they have not won this season for 14 games. Updates on the way as Liverpool face the Baggies.

Teams in the tunnel at Anfield ans we're almost ready for the two teams to emerge. Who do we fancy tonight? I am going for....

Liverpool 3-0 West Brom

Liverpool average a goal every 23 minutes when Firmino, Mane, Salah and Coutinho are playing; so how long with West Brom last tonight? Injury permitting they could have to last the whole night. The Reds have already scored seven in a game twice this season.

West Brom may arrive off the back of a 14-game winless run but they have a win to their name at Anfield as recently as February 2013, when goals from Gareth McAuley and Romelu Lukaku downed Liverpool. A repeat tonight would be just what the doctor orders for the Baggies, even if they can't call upon the Premier League's most expensive striker to help them out.

A view from outside the newly renamed Kenny Dalglish Stand.

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The game at Anfield is one of seven on this bumper night of Premier League action. You can follow every kick with IBTimes UK tonight, without missing a single goal, red card or miss-hit cross. Just follow the links below.....

And also a possible debut in the pipeline for Nathan Ferguson.

Jurgen Klopp on Loris Karius starting ahead of Simon Mignolet: Si got a little knock in the last game, swollen around the ankle.

"If you don't have another goalkeeper, Si could have played, but there's Loris. So I think it makes sense that we make the change and hopefully we don't have to make a change during the game.

"Si did OK today in training, absolutely, but we only had a little session. Yesterday, he couldn't train. So, that's the reason for that."

Credit to Alan Pardew for his team selection tonight which sees him retain nine of the side which lost at Swansea, but sees James McLean come in as an additional attacking option, while Grzegorz Krychowiak starts in midfield. But will they have a go and leave them exposed to Liverpool's fearsome front-four? We'll see.

A few landmark appearance makers for Liverpool tonight.

Merry Christmas from the Esso petrol station outside Anfield.

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So Jurgen Klopp opts to reunite his Fab Four for the visit of West Brom after dropping two of them for the draw with Everton.

Answers on a postcard.....

Liverpool make a host of changes from the draw with Everton. Loris Karius, Trent Alexander-Arnld, Emre Can, Georginio Wijnaldum, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino come in to face West Brom. Mignolet, Milner, Gomez and Oxlade-Chamberlain back on the bench.

Two changes for West Brom. James McLean and Gregorz Krychowiak in for Sam Field and James Rodriguez.

And now the West Brom side.

Here is the Liverpool team. All of the Fab Four feature.

Alan Pardew is yet to win since taking charge of the Baggies, losing last time out at Swansea City thanks to Wilfried Bony's late goal. Can his fortunes change tonight? They have not won in 14.

Anfield looks like a picture tonight ahead of kick-off.

Which of Liverpool's Fab Four will miss out tonight? It was Coutinho and Firmino who sat out last time out, and with Salah nursing a hamstring problem will Mane be asked to provide the wheels for the Reds tonight?

West Brom in place at Anfield. They last won here back in 2013.

The teams should be with us any minute now, but how might both sides line up tonight?

Liverpool are expected to recall Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino after they missed the Merseyside derby from the start. Joel Matip and Alberto Moreno remain out however.

For West Brom, Matt Phillips and Nacer Chadli are doubtful with hamstring and hip injuries while Craig Dawson, Gareth Barry and James Morrison are all ruled out.

Push-gate might have dominated the agenda since the Merseyside derby, but tonight hopefully we can move on and clear room for more Premier League drama.

Liverpool has been a hotbed of debate since the 1-1 draw with Everton on Sunday but they can put that somewhat to rest if they can beat West Brom and reclaim a place in the top four.

West Brom went into the bottom three overnight after Crystal Palace's comeback but a point would put them above the Eagles at the very least come the end of the night. But West Ham and Swansea lurk just behind them if they were to slip up. Alan Pardew of course still waiting for his first win in charge.

All the team news and updates ahead of the 8pm kick-off on the way.