Wednesday, January 19

Brentford predicted lineup vs Liverpool – Premier League

Brentford will be eager to put the disappointment of their 4-1 midweek defeat to Southampton behind them when they travel to face Liverpool at Anfield in the Premier League.

Thomas Frank apologised to the travelling Bees support at St. Mary’s, although his side are still comfortably nested in midtable.

Additionally, they will take great confidence from their previous meeting with Liverpool back in September when they gave Jurgen Klopp’s side a bloody nose in a 3-3 draw.

Here’s how the Bees could line up on Merseyside.

Kristoffer AjerKristoffer Ajer

Ajer in action / Robin Jones/GettyImages

Alvaro Fernandez (GK) – The 23-year-old hasn’t convinced in the absence of David Raya this season.

Kristoffer Ajer (CB) – The former Celtic defender has recently returned from a lengthy injury lay off.

Pontus Jansson (CB) – The experienced head at the heart of the Brentford defence.

Ethan Pinnock (CB) – Proficient on the ball and not scared to put his head where it hurts.


Norgaard challenges for the ball / ADRIAN DENNIS/GettyImages

Mads Roerslev (RWB) – Popped up with the winning goal against Aston Villa in Brentford’s last league victory.

Mathias Jensen (CM) – Could be drafted into the midfield to add greater steel.

Christian Norgaard (CM) – Always a threat from dead ball situations, which could be pivotal this weekend.

Vitaly Janelt (CM) – The result overshadowed his excellent volleyed finish against Southampton.

Sergi Canos (LWB) – Injury to Rico Henry has seen the Spaniard shift over to the left-hand side.

Bryan MbeumoBryan Mbeumo

Mbeumo in action / Mike Hewitt/GettyImages

Ivan Toney (ST) – Brentford’s talisman, although the goals have dried up since the start of the season.

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Bryan Mbeumo (ST) – Scored a hat-trick in the Bees’ FA Cup success over Port Vale last weekend.

Read 90min’s full Liverpool vs Brentford preview here

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