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Liverpool vs Brentford prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out today?

The Independent
The Independent
 2022-01-16

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Liverpool welcome Brentford to Anfield this weekend and will be hoping to secure a win despite missing their Africa Cup of Nations trio.

The last time the two sides met, it was a thriller. The Premier League new boys fought toe to toe with the Reds in a game which finished three goals apiece.

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It was a great example of what Brentford are about under Thomas Frank , who will be hoping his side can replicate a similar performance.

Liverpool, with only a few days rest from their Carabao Cup game with Arsenal , will be needing a win to keep their title hopes alive.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of the game.

When is the match?

The game kicks off at 2:00pm GMT on Sunday 16 January at Anfield.

Where can I watch it?

Unfortunately, the match is not being televised live in the UK, but highlights will be available shortly after full-time and later on Match of the Day on BBC 1.

Confirmed line-ups

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Jones; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Firmino, Jota

Brentford XI: Fernandez; Ajer, Jansson, Pinnock; Roerslev, Janelt, Norgaard, Baptiste, Henry; Mbuemo, Toney

Odds

Liverpool 10/29

Draw 19/4

Brentford 10/1

Prediction

Brentford will be going to Anfield full of belief, knowing the home side are without some of their key players. However, Liverpool’s know-how should prove enough to edge a closely fought encounter. Liverpool 2-1 Brentford

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