Who would have guessed that a match between two teams in the lower leagues of English football would end up being one of the most anticipated matchups of the season? Brentford vs Manchester United is sure to be an exciting match, and with both teams having strong fan bases, it’s sure to be a sell-out. To make sure you don’t miss out, check out our live score and lineup for the match. And if you’re unable to watch the match live, don’t worry; we’ll have a recap and analysis after it’s all over.
Brentford vs Manchester United live score
The highly anticipated clash between Brentford and Manchester United will be played this evening at Griffin Park. The game is scheduled for 19:45 UK time, which means that it will start at 20:00 CET. As always, Sportskeeda provides you with the live score and all the necessary information you need to follow the match.
First of all, let’s take a look at the lineups for both teams. Brentford has started the season very slowly, but they are still inching their way up the table. They have had some tough games against top clubs such as Manchester City and Liverpool, but they managed to secure a point in both of them. Their main striker this season is Matej Vydra who has scored five goals so far. Defensively, they are relying on John Egan and Alan Judge to provide stability in midfield.
On the other hand, Manchester United have been playing quite well so far this season. They were able to win their opening game against Swansea 3-0 and looked dominant throughout that match. Ander Herrera was impressive once again and he is currently leading the Premier League scoring charts with six goals so far. Defensively, they are relying on Luke Shaw and Chris Smalling to provide stability at back while Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial try to create chances for themselves up front.
H2H and lineups
Brentford Vs Manchester United Live Score
The two teams are set to meet for the first time in the Premier League this season, with Manchester United coming into this match unbeaten in their last three matches. However, they have had to face tougher opposition than Brentford so far this season. The London side have only managed one win in their last five games and will be looking to pick up some points against a strong opponent.
Manchester United line-up: De Gea, Young, Bailly, Darmian, Smalling, Herrera, Matic, Pogba (Nemanja), Martial (Pogba 75′), Rashford (Zlatan 83′)
Brentford line-up: Button, Reo-Coker, Veljkovic, Clarke-Salter (Eboue 80′),Jota (Goodwin 61′), Payet (Scolaro 76′), Kebano (Moses 66′).
Predictions for Brentford vs Manchester United
As the two sides face off in Wednesday night’s Premier League game, here are our predictions for what will happen.
Brentford: Starting XI: Green; Clarke, Bidwell, Dean, Woods;TSZ(C), McDonald, Vibe; Kone, Paredes
Manchester United: Starting XI: De Gea; Valencia, Young(C), Smalling, Darmian; Matic, Herrera, Pogba; Martial, Rashford
Brentford vs Manchester United live stream
Brentford vs Manchester United live stream: Date, time and how to watch
The clash between Brentford and Manchester United will be broadcasted live on Sunday, September 3rd at 12:30 PM BST. You can watch the game on BT Sport 2 or online through the BT Sport app. The lineups for both teams are not yet known, so we suggest you stay tuned for more information.
In case you can’t watch the game live, be sure to check out our blog post with all of the details about how to watch the match online.
We hope that you enjoy this matchup!
What are the latest H2H stats between Brentford and Manchester United?
The two sides meet in what is sure to be a fascinating fixture this weekend when they clash at Griffin Park. Ahead of kick-off, here’s a look at the latest H2H stats between the two teams:
-Manchester United have won both meetings between the two sides, by an aggregate score of 3-1.
-Brentford have conceded more goals than they’ve scored in both meetings – five versus three for Manchester United.
-However, with Chris Smalling suspended for Brentford, their defence may be weaker than usual this weekend. However, considering that Manchester United have struggled against bottom side sides recently, Brentford may not get too many chances to score.
Manchester United will hope to start the season with a victory when they take on Brentford at Griffin Park. Jose Mourinho’s side have made some big signings, and are expected to challenge for the Premier League title this season. The lineups for both teams are as follows: Brentford:
GK: Simon Mignolet
DF: Tommy Smith, Alan Judge, Richard Keogh
MF: Ryan Woods, Christophe Berra, Jean-Christophe Bahebeck
FW: Alex Pritchard, Andre Gray
GK: David De Gea
DF: Antonio Valencia, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling
MF: Ander Herrera, Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba
FW: Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The fixture between Brentford and Manchester United is definitely one that Premier League football fans have been looking forward to. The two teams are evenly matched, with both sides having earned 28 points from their 15 matches so far this season. However, the Red Devils are favourites heading into this match as they boast a winning record against the Bees in all competitions (W5 D1). It will be fascinating to see which team can secure the victory on Saturday afternoon, so make sure you get your tickets and watch the game live!