Manchester United vs Brentford: Preview, Team News, Probable Line Up And Prediction

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Manchester United have played three matches in the Premier League without a win, with zero goals and conceding nine.

Manchester United vs Brentford

The Red Devils are aiming to end their winless streak when they welcome Brentford to Old Trafford on April 5, 2023, at 8:00 p.m.

Manchester United were comprehensively beaten 2-0 by Newcastle, and Brentford will be going into the match after a 3-3 draw with Brighton.

Manchester United vs Brentford Preview

Manchester United vs Brentford

After the international break, Manchester United traveled to St. James Park with the hope of getting all three points, but they were outclassed and outfought in all areas by Newcastle.

Newcastle came into the game with revenge on their minds after Manchester United ended the Magpies’ hopes of lifting the title for the first time.

The second-half headers from Callum Wilson and Joe Willock were enough to push the black and white men into third place on the Premier League table, ahead of Manchester United, who gained just one point in three matches.

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Erik Ten Hag’s post-match statement was all about the Newcastle players having more passion and desire to win the match.

Manchester United are currently out of the Champions League qualification spot after
Tottenham played a 1-1 draw with Everton and there is a need to return to winning ways quickly.

Manchester United’s last 12 matches at Old Trafford ended in wins, with the Red Devils conceding just eight goals.

That is the best defensive record at home in the Premier League this season.

Brentford, on the other hand, were ahead on three different occasions against Brighton at Amex, and Brighton came back three times to salvage a point.

Brentford’s Ivan Toney, Ethan Pinnock,
and Potus Jansson were on target against Brighton.

Brentford currently sit in ninth place after Liverpool’s 0-0 draw with Chelsea in the Premier League on April 4, 2023.

The Frank Thoms’ side can only boast two wins in the last seven matches.

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However, Brentford’s only defeat in the last 16 Premier League matches was against Everton.

The Red Devils’ fans need to remind their players of the 4-0 loss inflicted on them by Brentford in the second game of the season at Gtech Community Stadium.

Manchester United vs Brentford Team News

Erik Ten Hag will have to choose between starting either Wout Weghorst or Anthony Martial.

However, Alejandro Garnacho, Christian Eriksen, Tom Heaton, and Donny Van De Beek have been sidelined due to injuries.

Casemiro continues to save his four-match ban after a straight red card against Southampton.

Right back Aaron Wan Bissaka may be starting ahead of Diogo Dalot.

Ten Hag may also start Fred and Jadon Sancho against the Bees.

Brentford, on the other hand, will welcome Shandon Baptiste back after a one-match ban.

Frank Thomas is still waiting for Vitaly Janelt to shake off his knee injury.

Brentford Kristoffer Ajer and Keane Lewis Potter are also out of the match against Manchester United.

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Apart from those players, Frank Thomas is not expecting any other injury issues.

Manchester United vs Brentford probable line-up

Manchester United’s probable lineup:
De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Varane; Martinez; Malacia; Sabitzer; Fred; Sancho; Fernandes;Rashford; Martial

Brentford’s probable lineup:

Raya; Mee, Pinnock, Jansson; Hickey, Jensen, Norgaard, Henry;
Mbeumo, Toney, Wissa

Match Prediction

Manchester United vs Brentford

Ten Hag has warned his players to take the remaining matches in the Premier League as a final.

He wants the club to return to winning ways and secure a return to the Champions League spot very early.

Brenford is a difficult team to play with; they possess aerial abilities and can tactically contain any team in terms of playing counter-attacking football.

Prediction: Manchester United 3:1 Brentford

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