In this week 17 match, on Tue Dec 14th, Brentford hosts Manchester United at Brentford Community Stadium in a meeting of these two Premier League teams. Brentford is fresh off their 0-2 loss against Tottenham Hotspur. Sergi Canos struck first for Tottenham Hotspur on an own goal in the 12th minute, then Heung-Min Son added another in the 65th minute on a feed from Reguilón In the end, Brentford was frustrated by Tottenham Hotspur’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Tottenham Hotspur ended the match with the shutout victory. Brentford is looking for direction having 3 win and 5 losses in their last 10 matches, while manchester United is fresh off their 3-2 win against Arsenal. Emile Smith Rowe struck first for Arsenal in the 13th minute on a feed from Mohamed Elneny, then in the 44th minute, Fred sent in a beautiful pass which was converted by Bruno Fernandes Finally they completed the comback victory in the 70th minute on a penalty goal by Cristiano Ronaldo to cap off a wild match. Manchester United is looking for direction having 3 win and 5 losses in their last 10 matches.
These two teams have not yet played each other this season.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been the most prolific scorer on Manchester United in the last 5 matches with three goals. For Brentford, their top scorers are Rico Henry and Ivan Toney, each having 2 goals in their last five matches
Thomas Frank’s squad will be without Kristoffer Ajer, Tarique Fosu-Henry, Joshua Da Silva, Christian Nørgaard, Sergi Canos and David Raya, while Michael Carrick’s squad will be without Paul Pogba and Edinson Cavani.