Three wins in three games and three different competitions played over the last week. Liverpool were flying high and co-incidentally, the team scored 3 goals in each of the games. Now Liverpool will kick start their next three games by facing Brentford on Saturday.
It will be an interesting one to watch for, as the Reds will be looking to continue their winning streak against the Bees.
Brentford vs Liverpool: Match Preview
Liverpool will be facing the newcomers Brentford at their home. Liverpool are flying high in the league by sitting in the 2nd position in the Premier League table and didn’t face a defeat till now.
Brentford on the other side had a great start to the season by defeating Arsenal at home. Then they collected only 2 points from three games and they won with 2 goals against Wolves.
This encounter will be the first league meeting since they last met in 1947. Brentford’s manager Frank also said that this will be one of their toughest encounters this season.
Host: Brentford FC
Venue: Brentford Community Stadium
Time: 22:00 IST
Liverpool – W W D W W
Brentford – W D D L W
Jurgen Klopp confirmed Thiago Alcantara will be expected to return after the forthcoming international break due to a calf issue. He will be missing in the forthcoming fixtures against Porto & Manchester City. The team is also monitoring the foot situation of Naby Keita after the Norwich City game.
Roberto Firmino will be joining the team and he trained for the last 3 days after recovering from the injury. Trent-Alexander Arnold also will be available after missing the last game due to illness. James Milner and Neco Williams also joined the training for the Brentford game.
Defence: Andy Robertson, Virgil Van Dijk, Joel Matip, Trent Alexander-Arnold.
Midfield: Fabinho, Curtis Jones, Jordan Henderson(C).
Forward: Sadio Mane, Diago Jota, Mohammed Salah.
Brentford vs Liverpool: Prediction
Brentford is expected to give a tough fight as they are playing at home too! However, the Reds look high on their confidence levels and thus the scoreline could be Brentford 0-2 Liverpool.