Brentford comes into the game after a 2-1 loss against Arsenal in the Premier League. The bees are currently 14th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 24 points from 26 league games so far this term.
Brentford Premier League Form: L L L L D L
While Newcastle United comes into the game after a 1-1 draw against top four contenders West Ham United. The magpies are currently sitting just outside the relegation zone in the 17th position. They have picked up 22 points from 24 league games so far this term.
Newcastle United Premier League Form: D D W W W D
Thomas Frank will be hoping that his side can get back to winning ways and end the bad run of form in the league. While Eddie Howe will be hoping to continue his side’s good run of form and grab yet another important points in the league to avoid the drop at the end of the season.
- Newcastle United are unbeaten in their last five league meetings against Brentford.
- The Magpies are unbeaten in their last six league meetings against promoted sides.
- While the bees have won just one win to their name since the turn of the year.
- The Magpies are unbeaten in their last six Premier League matches.
Ivan Toney looks set to return to the starting lineup. Yoane Wissa will likely drop out of the starting lineup. Mathias Jensen and Mathias Jorgensen could also return to the starting lineup after time out on the sideline. While Tarique Fosu and Julian Jeanvier are ruled out of the clash. Vitaly Janelt and Shandon Baptiste will likely start in the starting lineup. Christian Eriksen should be in the contention to start or be called upon off the bench.
While for Newcastle United Callum Wilson, Allan Saint-Maximin, Kieran Trippier, Isaac Hayden, and Matt Ritchie are all ruled out. But Javier Manquillo and Ryan Fraser should start despite being minor doubts ahead of the clash. Bruno Guimaraes is still likely to begin on the bench. Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles will also likely begin on the bench. Fabian Schar and Dan Burn will likely start again in the heart of the defence.
Brentford predicted lineup:
Raya; Ajer, Jansson, Pinnock; Canos, Baptiste, Norgaard, Janelt, Henry; Mbuemo, Toney
Newcastle predicted lineup:
Dubravka; Manquillo, Schar, Burn, Targett; Willock, Shelvey, Joelinton; Fraser, Wood, Murphy
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