Is Brentford vs Manchester United on TV? Kick-off time, channel and how to watch Premier League fixture

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Manchester United and Brentford will meet competitively for the first time since 1975 when they face one another at the Brentford Community Stadium.

Originally scheduled for 14 December, the rearranged Premier League clash comes as both clubs look for on-field improvement.

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Thomas Frank ’s side have lost four of their last five in the league and slipped to 14th.

For Manchester United, clear signs of improvement under Ralf Rangnick are yet to become apparent, with Aston Villa holding them to a deserved draw last time out.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the fixture:

When is it and what time is kick-off?

The match is scheduled for an 8pm GMT kick-off on Wednesday 19 January at the Brentford Community Stadium.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The match will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate, with coverage set to begin at 7:30pm - subscribers can stream the game on the move on mobile devices.

Confirmed line-ups

Brentford: Lossl; Bech, Jansson, Pinnock; Roerslev, Janelt, Norgaard, Jensen, Canos; Toney, Mbeumo.

Manchester United: De Gea; Dalot, Lindelof, Varane, Telles; McTominay, Fred; Greenwood, Fernandes, Elanga; Ronaldo.


Brentford win: 37/10

Draw: 11/4

Manchester United win : 87/100


Manchester United are stuck in a rut, and Brentford will hope to capitalise on a strong home atmosphere under the lights to bring their own poor spell to an end. Yet given the talent that remains in the squad, Ralf Rangnick’s side are surely due a performance of real note. Brentford 1-3 Manchester United

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