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Brentford 4:0 Manchester United

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    Lucky McLuckerson

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    Date: Saturday, August 13 2022
    Kickoff Time: 1730 Hrs BST
    Venue: Brentford Community Stadium, West London




    League form guide

    13. Manchester United: L
    11. Brentford: D


    Previous League Meetings


    Manchester United 3—0 Brentford

    Brentford 1—3 Manchester United

    Brentford 0—0 Manchester United

    Manchester United 4—1 Brentford

    Manchester United 3—0 Brentford


    All-Time League Record

    Manchester United wins: 6
    Brentford wins: 4
    Draws: 2


    Pre-Match Pressers

    Erik ten Hag



    Thomas Frank




    Team News

    Manchester United

    Brandon Williams, Anthony Martial, Facundo Pellistri and Victor Lindelöf ruled out.


    Brentford

    Ethan Pinnock, Kristoffer Ajer and Sergi Canós ruled out.


    Know the opposition



    Brentford Football Club (nicknamed The Bees) is a professional football club based in Brentford, West London, England. The club was founded in October 1889, as the local sportsmen's latest attempt to form a permanent football or rugby club in the town. By 1896, Brentford had joined the London League, progressing to the Southern League in 1898 and entering the Football League in 1920. Upon the appointment of Harry Curtis as manager in 1926 came the beginning of Brentford's most successful period, with promotions in 1933 and 1935 taking the club into the top-flight of English football for the first time in its history. Three consecutive top-six finishes in the First Division established Brentford as one of the top clubs in England, but a decline began in 1938 which led to the club's relegation back to the Third Division South by 1954.

    Recently, after two failed playoff campaigns in six Championship seasons, Brentford were promoted into the Premier League after victory in the 2021 Championship play-off Final (reaching the highest level of the English football pyramid for the first time since the 1946–47 season). Brentford's main rivals are Fulham and Queens Park Rangers. The club have a long standing rivalry with Fulham. In the past this fixture has been marred by crowd violence. Brentford's rivalry with Queens Park Rangers intensified in 1967, when Rangers failed in an attempted takeover of the Bees, a move which, had it succeeded, would have seen Rangers move into Griffin Park and Brentford quit the Football League. Brentford play their home games at the Brentford Community Stadium.


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    Samid

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    A draw at best. Not even sure if we're capable of that. We've won 3 games of football since mid February.

    Looking at our fixtures, no idea where our first win is going to come. Southampton in week 4 if we can exploit their defensive issues? If not then surely Leeds in week 8?
     

    Ayoba

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    Same as last season, the apathy in terms of looking forward to the next match continues.
     

    charlenefan

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    Team should be...

    ------------------De Gea-------------------
    Dalot--Maguire--Varane--Malacia
    ----------Eriksen----Fred----------
    Elanga---------VDB---------Rashford
    ------------------Ronaldo------------------

    Subs: Heaton, AWB, Martinez, Shaw, Garner, McTominay, Fernandes, Sancho, Garnacho
     

    paulscholes18

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    DDG
    Dalot Varane Martinez Malacia
    Eriksen Garner
    Sancho Bruno Rashford
    Ronaldo
     

    Giggsy13

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    How many players can we sign by the next fixture?
    It could only be the absolute perfect player according to some on here. The thought of bringing in a good player and letting the manager elevate them to another level is a lost concept apparently.
     

    Hugh Jass

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    DDG
    Dalot-Maguire-Martinez-Shaw
    erikson-fred
    Sancho - Bruno- Rashford
    Ronaldo
     

    Gordon S

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    I think we could grab a win here somehow. Good old fashion luck and a free kick from the Danish wizard might do it
     

    slored1

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    De Gea
    AWB - Maguire - Martinez - Malacia
    Fred
    Eriksen - Van de Beek
    Sancho - Ronaldo - Garnacho

    Bruno, Rashford, Shaw, McShite sent to the stands not to be seen again.
     

    Telsim

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    No Rashford and no McFred, please! Start Ronaldo. Sancho on the right, Garnacho on the left. Eriksen in deep. Start VdB, too. Start Shaw and sub Malacia in earlier.

    Do that, maybe we scrape by and get the 3 points.
     

    Mike Smalling

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    DDG
    Dalot - Maguire - Martinez - Malacia
    Eriksen - Fred
    Elanga - Bruno - Sancho
    Ronaldo
     

    Bwuk

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    Not what I think hell pick but what I’d be tempted to do after that.

    De Gea
    Dalot - Varane - Martinez - Malacia
    Garner
    Bruno - Eriksen
    Sancho - Ronaldo - Garnacho​
     

    NewYorkRed

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    Nothing will be easy this season.
    I think we will be ok. I’m frustrated today too but its just one game against a team that seems to have our number + DDG made an error today. It is slightly worrying that we didnt play with urgency, but again we knew this wasn’t gonna change overnight.

    We’re a better team than brentford, we will beat them.
     

    Water Melon

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    Start the young guns. Garnacho for Rashford, Iqbal for McT. I would keep Bruno on the bench as well.
     

    Giggsy13

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    Not what I think hell pick but what I’d be tempted to do after that.

    De Gea
    Dalot - Varane - Martinez - Malacia
    Garner
    Bruno - Eriksen
    Sancho - Ronaldo - Garnacho​
    Bruno was up there with McFred as one of our worst players on the pitch.
     

    Leftback99

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    I'd bring Lindelof or Varane back in for Martinez for this. Expecting another defeat.
     

    saik

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    Going to lose my fecking mind if McFred starts again.
    Who do you reckon we can start instead of them? Pretty sure FDJ is not going to be signing within this week. At least one of them is going to start if not both. We are fecked with our midfield options.
     

    pseudo_canadian

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    Who do you reckon we can start instead of them? Pretty sure FDJ is not going to be signing within this week. At least one of them is going to start if not both. We are fecked with our midfield options.
    Anyone else has to be better than the two of them. Anyone.

    Garner, Iqbal, hell even Martinez would be better in there. I cannot stomach watching them again for another minute.
     

    Leonzo1

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    DDG
    Dalot Maguire Martinez Shaw
    Fred Eriksen
    Sancho VDB Bruno
    Ronaldo

    3-1 United. No Mct or Rashford will do the trick.
     

    Heinzesight

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    The Brentford fans will be licking their lips in anticipation….their cup final this early in the season. Very worried.

    Arnie and De Schlong to make the squad?:lol:
     

    NewGlory

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    Given today's game, what would be your starting line-up for Brentford, assuming the same players are available for selection?

    Here's my take:

    De Gea
    Dalot - Martinez - Varane - Malacia
    DvB - Garner - Eriksen
    Sancho - Ronaldo - Garnacho

    And we need somebody on the bench to sub Ronaldo. Amad still around?
     

    bosnian_red

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    De Gea
    Dalot Varane Martinez Malacia
    Fred
    Donny Eriksen
    Sancho Ronaldo Rashford​

    Would do something like this. Shaw, Maguire, McTominay... Why expect anything from them? Too many glaring weaknesses. Bruno also, he needs to rediscover himself. Play Eriksen and Donny as a pair in front of Fred, some hope for something to work there.
     

    Danish Wizard

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    Let's play the players, who are actually able to receive and pass the ball, without either losing it or taking 68 touches to control the ball.
    Get some movement in midfield, so the defenders actually have options. And hopefully Sancho & Rashford are ready to play some football again, instead of just being at the pitch for fun.

    I would go with
    De Gea
    Dalot - Maguire - Martinez - Malacia
    Donny - Eriksen
    Sancho - Bruno - Rashford
    Ronaldo
     

    Jacob

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    Team should be...

    ------------------De Gea-------------------
    Dalot--Maguire--Varane--Malacia
    ----------Eriksen----Fred----------
    Elanga---------VDB---------Rashford
    ------------------Ronaldo------------------

    Subs: Heaton, AWB, Martinez, Shaw, Garner, McTominay, Fernandes, Sancho, Garnacho
    Why bench Sancho but not Rashford?
     

    RuudTom83

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    I think I'm near the point where if I see McFred starting I'll skip the match completely.
     
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Score Predictions

201,88,82
  • Man Utd win
  • Brentford win
  • Draw

Detailed Results

  • 19% Brentford 1:2 Man Utd
  • 14% Brentford 1:1 Man Utd
  • 12% Brentford 1:3 Man Utd
  • 11% Brentford 0:2 Man Utd
  • 8% Brentford 2:1 Man Utd
  • 8% Brentford 2:0 Man Utd
  • 6% Brentford 2:2 Man Utd
  • 4% Brentford 0:3 Man Utd
  • 4% Brentford 3:1 Man Utd
  • 2% Brentford 0:1 Man Utd
  • 2% Brentford 0:4 Man Utd
  • 2% Brentford 1:0 Man Utd
  • 1% Brentford 0:0 Man Utd
  • 1% Brentford 1:4 Man Utd
  • 1% Brentford 5:0 Man Utd
  • 1% Brentford 2:3 Man Utd
  • 1% Brentford 3:0 Man Utd
  • 1% Brentford 0:5 Man Utd
  • 1% Brentford 4:1 Man Utd
  • 1% Brentford 2:4 Man Utd
  • 0% Brentford 3:2 Man Utd
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Match Stats

  1. Brentford
  2. Man Utd
Possession
33% 67%
Shots
13 15
Shots on Target
7 4
Corners
8 2
Fouls
6 15

Referee

Stuart Attwell