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Brentford vs Liverpool – Premier League: TV channel, staff information, lineups & prediction

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The Premier League fixture bandwagon rolls into west London on Monday night as Brentford host Liverpool on the Gtech Neighborhood Stadium.

Thomas Frank’s Bees have picked up the place they left off previous to the World Cup, extending their unbeaten run with a degree in opposition to Tottenham on Boxing Day earlier than downing struggling West Ham on the London Stadium.

Liverpool have additionally hit the bottom operating, first dispatching Aston Villa on their very own turf earlier than incomes an unconvincing win over Leicester at Anfield, courtesy of two Wout Faes personal objectives.

This is 90min’s preview of their New 12 months conflict.

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Brentford staff information

Ivan Toney

Ivan Toney was stretchered off in opposition to West Ham / Marc Atkins/GettyImages

Brentford are sweating over the health of star striker Ivan Toney, after he was stretchered off within the latter phases of Friday’s 2-0 win over West Ham.

Shandon Baptiste, Frank Onyeka and Thomas Strakosha stay sidelined, whereas the sport may even come too quickly for Kristoffer Ajer and Aaron Hickey.

Brentford beginning 11 (3-5-2): Raya; Zanka, Mee, Pinnock; Roerslev, Jensen, Norgaard, Dasilva, Henry; Mbeumo, Wissa.

Liverpool staff information

Jurgen Klopp‘s medical staff should assess the knocks picked up by Harvey Elliott and Andrew Robertson throughout Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Leicester.

Cody Gakpo might make his debut for the Reds after formally becoming a member of the membership from Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven, albeit as a second half substitute.

Luis Diaz, Roberto Firmino, Diogo Jota, James Milner and Curtis Jones are all injured.

Liverpool beginning 11 (4-3-3: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Thiago, Keita; Salah, Nunez, Carvalho.

With Ivan Toney probably dominated out by way of damage, Brentford’s attacking chew has definitely been blunted. However there is not any disputing that Liverpool’s backline is fragile and missing in confidence, which ought to provide up hope to Thomas Frank and his facet.

Certainly, Liverpool might have picked up all three factors in opposition to Leicester on Friday, however they have been opened up time and time once more at Anfield to additional illustrate their issues in defence and, extra pressingly, in midfield.

Thankfully for Jurgen Klopp, his facet nonetheless possess loads of firepower up entrance – regardless of many criticising Darwin Nunez – and discovering methods to win is what each high facet is ready to do when performances are somewhat below-par.

That menace might get Liverpool over the road in what could possibly be a completely entertaining recreation.

Rating prediction: Brentford 1-2 Liverpool

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