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Brentford vs Tottenham: Preview, team news, key facts, predicted lineup

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Tottenham Hotspurs will be hoping to get their top-four ambitions back on track as they take on Brentford in the Premier League at the Brentford Community Stadium on Saturday.

Brentford comes into the game after a 2-1 win over relegation contenders Watford. The club are in brilliant form in the league. They currently sit 12th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 39 points from 33 league games so far this term.

Brentford Premier League form: W L W W W

While Tottenham comes into the game after a 1-0 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion. Despite the result, the club are currently 4th in the Premier League table. They have picked up 57 points from 32 league games so far this term.

Tottenham Hotspur Premier League form: W W W W L

Key facts

  • This will be the first time Brentford host Tottenham since a 0-0 draw in the League Cup back in September 2020.
  • Tottenham beat Brentford 2-0 in the reverse fixture earlier this term.
  • Spurs are looking to complete their first-ever league double-over Brentford.
  • Only Chelsea have won more points from London derbies this season than Brentford (14).
  • The bees come into the game on a three-match winning streak in the league.

Team news

Ethan Pinnock picked up a hamstring injury in the win over Watford and looks set to miss the Spurs clash. Mads Bech Sorensen looks set to replace pinnock in the backline. Sergi Canos and Frank Onyeka are both ruled out of the clash due to injuries. Mathias Jorgensen is also a major doubt ahead of the clash.

Matt Doherty, Japhet Tanganga, and Oliver Skipp are all ruled out of the clash for Spurs. Ryan Sessegnon could be pushing for a start but Sergio Reguilon looks set to start yet again on the left side.

Predicted lineup

Brentford predicted lineup:

Raya; Ajer, Jansson, Sorensen, Henry; Janelt, Norgaard, Eriksen; Mbeumo, Toney, Wissa

Tottenham predicted lineup:

Lloris; Romero, Dier, Davies; Emerson, Hojbjerg, Bentancur, Sessegnon; Kulusevski, Kane, Son

Brentford vs Tottenham: Prediction

The bees have done very well in London derbies this term. But Spurs coming into the game after a loss and will be looking to do everything to avoid another defeat and keep the challenge for the top four up.

Prediction: Brentford 1:3 Tottenham Hotspurs

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