The English Premier League is back again. With the match between Brentford and Tottenham Hotspur, the club football in England will return tomorrow. Brentford FC will host the Spurs at the Gtech Community Stadium.
Stats & Facts
Tottenham Hotspur have a strong record against Brentford FC. They have never lost a single game in their previous 13 meetings with Brentford FC. In these games, The Spurs won nine games and tied the remaining four. However, Brentford won their last match against the Spurs in 1948, defeating them by a 2-0 margin.
On the other hand, The Spurs have been unbeaten in their previous 15 Boxing Day matches in the English Premier League.
Because of the FIFA World Cup, many players haven’t returned to the club yet. Therefore, both teams will miss several players tomorrow. As for the Spurs, some players are unavailable for Brentford’s clash. Tottenham Hotspur’s Argentine center-back Christian Romero is still in Argentina, celebrating with his team. The World Cup winner hasn’t arrived at the club.
In addition, French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is also in France after losing the final against Argentina. Spurs boss Conte has already confirmed that Fraser Forster will start between the goalposts, replacing Lloris. As for Brentford, Pontus Jansson is available for tomorrow’s clash.
The Possible Lineup Brentford:
Raya; Jorgensen, Pinnock, Mee; Rasmussen, Onyeka, Janelt, Jensen, Henry; Mbeumo, Toney
The Possible Lineup Tottenham Hotspur:
Forster; Dier, Lenglet, Davies; Doherty, Hojbjerg, Bissouma, Perisic; Kulusevski, Kane, Son
Antonio Conte talked about Brentford
Spurs boss Antonio Conte has talked about Brentford FC ahead of tomorrow’s clash. He said, “You know very well when you play, especially away, against Brentford, it is not an easy game. I remember from last season they are a really good team, physically they are really strong, they are very good on set-pieces, so it won’t be easy for this reason. It will be very important for my players, for me, for my staff, for the whole environment to go into the game quickly and to understand that we have to restart the season in the best possible way.”