Preview: Brentford vs. Tottenham Hotspur – prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Monday’s Premier League clash between Brentford and Tottenham Hotspur, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups.

both Brentford and Tottenham Hotspur They will be looking to build on their Premier League winning streak when they lock horns at the Brentford Community Stadium on Monday evening.

Brentford beat Manchester City 2-1 in their last league game on November 12, while Tottenham beat Leeds United 4-3 in their last game before the World Cup season was suspended.

Match preview

Brentford's Ivan Toney celebrates scoring his first goal with Bryan Mbeumo 12 November 2022© Reuters

Brentford’s win over Man City last time out was a bit of an aside, with attention turning to the World Cup after the last game, but it was a remarkable result. Thomas FrankA 98th minute winner secured all the points Ivan Toney.

The result took the Bees to 10th in the table, with 19 points from the opening 15 games of the 2022-23 campaign, with four wins, seven draws and four defeats.

Only Newcastle United (one), Manchester City (two) and Arsenal (one) have lost fewer games than Premier League side Brentford this season and look set to once again do enough to avoid a relegation battle in England’s top flight.

The Bees announced on Saturday that Frank has signed a new five-year contract until June 2027, and it’s certainly an exciting time to be linked with the football club as they look to be heading firmly in the right direction.

Brentford haven’t actually beaten Tottenham since March 1948, although the two teams have only met twice in the Premier League, with the points shared in a goalless draw in their last meeting at the Brentford Community Stadium in April.

Antonio Conte in charge of Tottenham Hotspur in October 2022© Reuters

Tottenham, meanwhile, were involved in a seven-goal thriller with Leeds in the Premier League before their World Cup season was interrupted.

Leeds won 1-0, 2-1, 3-2 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, but Spurs managed to turn the game around, Rodrigo Bentancur scoring twice in the final 10 minutes to secure a 4-3 victory Antonio Contein favor of

The result left Tottenham fourth in the table, three points behind fifth-placed Manchester United, who have a game in hand, and one point behind third-placed Newcastle United.

Spurs have struggled this season but are in a strong position in the table at this stage of the proceedings and now look to win their next three league games against Brentford, Aston Villa and Crystal Palace before welcoming Arsenal. North London derby on January 15th.

Tottenham are one of the teams that have had a lot of people at the World Cup, but Conte will be asking the players involved in the competition to hit the ground running on Monday evening.

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Team News

Brentford striker Ivan Toney after scoring against Gillingham in the EFL Cup on 8 November 2022.© Reuters

Brentford boss Frank has revealed that Pontus Jansson he is now available for selection after being out since early October with a hamstring problem.

However, Aaron Hickey, Thomas Strakosha and Kristoffer Ajer they remain on the sidelines despite progress in injury recovery.

Frank could choose the same XI that took to the pitch for the first whistle against Man City last time out, despite Toney facing a series of accusations from the Football Association over his alleged breach of betting rules.

Tottenham boss Conte has already confirmed this Fraser Forster will start between the sticks against Brentford, with Hugo LlorisHe participated in the World Cup final with France, starring on the bench.

Ivan Perisic he’s back in training and could start, though Cristian RomeroThe man who helped Argentina win the World Cup, will not be available for this match.

Richarlison and Bentancur are also definitively out of the competition Ryan Sessegnon remains a doubt.

However, Harry Kane and Son Heung-min both should be in the final third of the pitch for the North London club.

Possible Brentford starting line-up:
Raya; Jorgensen, Pinnock, Mee; Rasmussen, Onyeka, Janelt, Jensen, Henry; Mbeumo, Toney

Possible Tottenham Hotspur line-up:
Forster; Dier, Lenglet, Davies; Doherty, Hojbjerg, Bissouma, Perisic; Kulusevski, Kane, Son

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We say: Brentford 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur

It is difficult to know exactly what to expect from the next Premier League game due to the unique circumstances surrounding it. Tottenham will, on paper, have a good chance of winning this game, but Brentford have been hard to beat this season and we can see them sharing the points in a low-scoring tie.

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Top tip

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