West Brom head coach Roberto Di Matteo has been relieved of his duties following Saturday's 3-0 defeat to Manchester City.
The result was the Baggies' 13th defeat in 18 games in all competitions and a statement on the club's website confirmed Di Matteo has been placed on gardening leave.
First-team coach Michael Appleton will take over on a caretaker basis while a replacement is sought.
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