December 30, 2021 | News | No Comments
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The team from Merseyside head to the capital this weekend on a superb scoring run which should continue against their newly-promoted opponents
Liverpool travel to west London on Saturday for a first Premier League clash with Brentford, as Jurgen Klopp’s men aim to continue their impressive start to the season.
The Anfield outfit have 13 points from a possible 15 and begin the weekend level with Chelsea and Manchester United.
The Bees, meanwhile, have also impressed in their maiden Premier League campaign, claiming two wins and two draws from their opening five fixtures.
Brentford vs Liverpool latest odds
Thomas Frank’s men won 2-0 at Wolves last weekend having also secured victory on the opening day of the campaign at home to Arsenal.
Saturday’s clash looks set to be the toughest test so far for the newly-promoted side and Brentford are offered at 5/1 (6.00) with bet365.
Liverpool, for their part, are clear favourites at 9/20 (1.45) with the draw available at 7/2 (4.50).
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Brentford vs Liverpool team news
The capital club will welcome back Shandon Baptiste from suspension, although Mads Sorensen and Joshua Dasilva remain absent.
Liverpool have doubts over Roberto Firmino who had a thigh problem but has been back in training and will be assessed close to kick off.
Neco Williams also faces a late fitness test, but Harvey Elliott and Thiago Alcantara are sidelined.
Brentford vs Liverpool preview
The Merseysiders head to London in superb scoring form having netted three times in each of their last four games in all competitions.
Those 12 goals have come from eight different players, showing the Reds have genuine scoring ability right through their squad and they will be confident of continuing their impressive form in the final third this weekend.
Brentford’s defensive record is strong, conceding just twice in five league matches, yet they have not faced an opponent of Liverpool’s attacking quality and Frank’s team are likely to find themselves faced with a real challenge.
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Liverpool’s recent away record is superb, with eight wins and a draw in their last nine matches on the road, and there should be plenty of interest in backing an away win on Saturday.
Brentford vs Liverpool tips & predictions
Liverpool to win and score over 1.5 goals is priced at 8/11 (1.73) and has paid out in nine of their last 12 away matches in the Premier League making it a hugely appealing selection.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.