Brentford vs. Man United live score, updates, highlights from Premier League

Whereas each groups got here into immediately’s rescheduled fixture at Brentford Group Stadium seeking to spark a turnaround, just one facet has been profitable up to now.

Manchester United was soundly crushed via the primary 45 minutes of play, and have solely David de Gea to thank for the empty scoreline on the break. Brentford, in the meantime, was by far the higher facet, and must be effectively in entrance aside from the 2 saves on a pair of point-blank efforts from Matias Jensen.

Man United (seventh, 32pts) is dealing with an uphill battle to qualify for a Champions League place, sitting 5 factors again of a qualifying place with numerous groups all vying for one spot. Rangnick’s arrival has not produced the revival United followers had hoped, with renewed challenges relating to star gamers and squad expertise.

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Brentford (14th, 23pts) too is stumbling of late, with 4 losses in its final 5 matches sparking a tumble down the desk, now 10 factors above the relegation zone. It would not really feel like Thomas Frank’s place in cost is in an excessive amount of peril, however any additional issue may see the Bees sucked really into the relegation battle. Scraping out a outcome towards a susceptible Manchester United may present a revival of kind and a lift in confidence.

That is the primary assembly between the 2 golf equipment in any competitors since 1975, and first league matchup since a top-flight scoreless attract 1947.

Sporting Information shall be following the match dwell and offering rating updates, commentary and highlights as they occur.

Brentford vs. Man United dwell rating

  1H 2H Last
Brentford 0 0
Man United 0 1

fifty fifth min – MUN – Anthony Elanga

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fifty fifth minute: GOAL! Man United! After a grim first 45 minutes, Man United is someway in entrance, and it is the 19-year-old Elanga who’s the hero. A ball into the realm by Fred is on a platter for Elanga who breaks via the road, and the teenager does brilliantly to flick the ball up along with his proper foot and head into the again of the online. A second of brilliance is what United wanted, and the younger Swede is there to offer.

Brentford, who was incredible via 45 minutes, will sorely rue the early misses, as they need to nonetheless on the very least be degree. United, then again, scores with its first shot on track.

52nd minute: Apart from the one Brentford counter, this has been a lot better from Man United for the reason that break, though it was onerous to get a lot worse, in all equity. Brentford with much more defending to do within the penalty space. Nonetheless no true possibilities simply but.

forty eighth minute: A Man United nook once more turns right into a Brentford counter, and Jensen is denied by De Gea for a 3rd time, though this got here from a tighter angle and additional out. The Bees playmaker would most likely have been higher served sending it throughout to his teammate in help. Nonetheless, the house facet continues to counter with venom, and lots of of them are coming from United set-pieces.

forty sixth minute: Again beneath approach within the second half. Ronaldo instantly comes as much as head off the crossbar, as Man United seems way more harmful out of the break. We’ll see how lengthy it lasts. Replay reveals Ronaldo was offside, it wouldnt’ have counted.

HALFTIME: Brentford 0-0 Man United

Nicely, the scoreline positive does flatter the guests, however either side will look again at that half with remorse. Manchester United was soundly crushed by a newly-promoted facet, nevertheless it stays scoreless thanks to 2 huge saves by David de Gea on Matias Jensen.

There’s nonetheless a full half to play, however social media has seen sufficient of Ralf Rangnick’s Manchester United. For somebody who was solely meant to be a brief repair, the German appears to have made himself a part of the issue. There’s numerous enchancment wanted from United to get one thing from this sport, and from this season.

forty second minute: Alex Telles lands very onerous on his again and wishes therapy. After coming to the sidelines, he is able to return, and stands proper in entrance of a Brentford throw-in taker who needs to ship it lengthy into the field. Some top-tier darkish arts from the Manchester United full-back, which is an effective microcosm of this match. The on-field effort from the Pink Devils, nonetheless, leaves some to be desired. The gamers look extra confused than decided.

thirty fifth minute: Brentford continues to push, and De Gea makes one other wonderful save, however the flag is up in any case. If the Bees do not put one previous the Spaniard earlier than halftime, it is going to be a confidence killer.

De Gea has probably the most saves within the Premier League up to now, which is a big drawback for the Pink Devils.

thirty second minute: CHANCE, Brentford! Oh my, Jensen has one other point-blank effort saved!! Brentford must be 2-0 up, and so they cannot get the ultimate ball. One other blistering counter proper via United’s coronary heart, however Jansen once more will get his wonderful likelihood saved by De Gea who stands tall. The Bees have been the higher facet, and Thomas Frank’s techniques have labored to perfection, however someway they continue to be goalless. United so, so fortunate to have an in-form De Gea again to his finest.

twenty fifth minute: Diogo Dalot steps up and rifles one excessive and broad from a protracted distance out. United doesn’t but have a shot on track.

twentieth minute: United has but to supply a response to Brentford’s massive likelihood. The Bees are hacking Ronaldo to some impact, and so they have been in a position to take up stress on the fringe of the attacking third seeking to counter. United has seemed to go excessive of the Brentford again line just a few occasions, to no avail. The guests seem effectively locked down in the meanwhile, with Bruno Fernandes but to really have an impact.

Lengthy stoppage after a conflict of heads between Fred and Pontus Janssen. They each return to the pitch and look to be unhurt.

thirteenth minute: CHANCE, Brentford! WHAT A SAVE by De Gea! A Bees counter completely carves the Pink Devils to items, however Mathias Jensen’s shot – with the aim completely gaping – is saveable, and De Gea makes a superb kick-save from point-blank vary. Brentford ought to absolutley be in entrance, however but once more the Spaniard involves Man United’s rescue. Jensen ought to have went far put up however he acquired too cute. Alex Telles then blocks the eventual follow-up and the prospect is misplaced.

ninth minute: Man United, sporting its third package with blue tops and yellow shorts, has begun to construct into the match. A considerably low cost nook is conceded by Sergi Canos, and regardless of the damaging supply it is cleared. By some means it comes again on the Bees and Anthony Elanga will get his head to it, however Jonas Lossl places it out for an additional nook, which can be cleared.

third minute: Brentford has began brightly, with a shot simply broad left by Mbeumo and good motion ahead by the house facet. Nonetheless very early.

Brentford Group Stadium can be dwelling to Rugby Premiership facet London Irish, and…effectively…you’ll be able to inform.

1st minute: We’re beneath approach! Brentford in its first match towards Manchester United since 1975. The house crowd is able to spur its workforce on, and likewise present its appreciation for the opponent’s extra well-liked gamers.

2:46 p.m.: Manchester United has struggled mightily previously with newly-promoted sides. Brentford presents one other check in that division.

2:33 p.m.: Brentford displaying its togetherness at dwelling towards a formidable opponent.

2:07 p.m.: Lineups are in. Manchester United is sticking with the 4-3-3 from the Aston Villa match, with Luke Shaw solely in a position to make the bench after getting back from suspension and Victor Lindelof nonetheless most well-liked to Harry Maguire regardless of the defensive meltdown final outing. Rangnick introduced a coaching harm to Edinson Cavani, who misses out altogether.

For Brentford, Thomas Frank makes a giant name, with new loanee Jonas Lossl beginning in aim, changing common starter Alvaro Fernandez. Shane Baptiste drops out of the beginning midfield as speculated, with Mathias Jensen the person to take his place.

1:30 p.m.: It has been a LONG time since these two groups confronted off…

1:26 p.m.: Manchester United has arrived within the capital. Brentford’s able to welcome the Pink Devils.

1:00 p.m.: Brentford boss Thomas Frank hoping to create “one other magic second” “beneath the floodlights” towards a “respectable workforce” 🙃

1:00 p.m.: An excellent breakdown on why Manchester United has switched from Rangnick’s most well-liked 4-2-2-2 to the 4-3-3. All of it boils down to 1 participant: Bruno Fernandes.

Brentford vs. Man United lineups

Brentford continues to be with out the injured quartet of Julian Jeanvier, David Raya, Charlie Goode, and Josh DaSilva, with all 4 nonetheless a methods from getting back from long-term accidents. Frank Onyeka can be at AFCON 2022 with Nigeria. Zanka remains to be engaged on getting back from his thigh harm and won’t take part.

Rico Henry returned from harm towards Liverpool however was withdrawn simply after halftime, and he’s rested on this match for load administration. Shandon Baptiste‘s place in midfield has been shaky of late, and each Sergi Canos and Mathias Jensen come into the facet in his place.

Brentford beginning lineup (3-5-2): Lossl (GK) — Sorensen, Jansson, Pinnock – Rasmussen, Janelt, Norgard, Jensen, Canos – Toney, Mbeumo.

Brentford subs (9): Fernandez (GK), Henry, Forss, Wissa, Ghoddos, Ajer, Baptiste, Bidstrup, Stevens.

Paul Pogba is getting nearer to a return for the Pink Devils, a much-needed midfield increase, however he has solely simply returned to coaching and will not be out there simply but. Eric Bailly stays out resulting from his involvement in AFCON, however these are the one two assured absences for United.

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Query marks surrounded the supply of three stars, with Cristiano Ronaldo again within the facet after lacking out towards Aston Villa resulting from a slight hip drawback. Aaron Wan-Bissaka has a non-COVID-related sickness which retains him sidelined, whereas Marcus Rashford returns to the bench after lacking out towards Aston Villa with a lifeless leg. Scott McTominay are slots again into the lineup after lacking the final match resulting from a yellow card suspension, however Luke Shaw doesn’t, selecting up a knock in coaching to assist Alex Telles retain his place.

Harry Maguire may see a return to the lineup after being benched final outing, with heart again Victor Lindelof failing to impress as United coughed up its two-goal lead at Villa Park.

Man United beginning lineup (4-3-3): De Gea (GK) — Dalot, Varane, Lindelof, Telles — Fred, McTominay, Fernandes – Elanga, Ronaldo, Greenwood.

Man United subs (9): Heaton, Henderson, Jones, Maguire, Mata, Matic, van de Beek, Martial, Rashford.

Learn how to watch Brentford vs. Man United

  • Date: Wednesday, Jan. 19
  • Time: 3 p.m. ET
  • TV Channel: — None —
  • Streaming: Peacock (subscription required)

The Brentford vs. Manchester United match is solely avaliable on NBC streaming platform Peacock.

Brentford-Man United betting strains, picks & prediction

Choose: Over 2.5 targets (-115)

Prediction: Brentford 1-2 Manchester United

  • Moneyline: Brentford +370 / Draw +290 / Man United -135
  • Unfold: Man United -0.5 (-135) / Brentford +0.5 (+115)
  • O/U 3.5 complete targets: Over -115 / Beneath -105
  • Each groups to attain: Sure -125 / No +100


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