Premier League workforce information, line-ups and extra as James Maddison begins

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The Premier League motion continues on Sunday afternoon as Brentford kick off their season in opposition to Tottenham. Thomas Frank’s workforce are hoping to construct on a formidable season within the top-flight final 12 months however face a difficult check in opposition to Ange Postecoglou’s Spurs.

New summer season signing Mark Flekken is about to make his Brentford debut as with their earlier first-choice goalkeeper David Raya near becoming a member of Arsenal. Bryan Mbeumo ought to lead the road within the absence of Ivan Toney who stays banned till 2024 and defender Nathan Collins might make his Bees debut.

Elsewhere, Tottenham are coming to phrases with the departure of Harry Kane. Kane accomplished his transfer to Bayern Munich yesterday and Postecoglou must provide you with a method to emulate Kane’s spectacular objectives and assists tally. Brazilian ahead, Richarlison, could also be handed a beginning position alongside new Spurs captain, Son Heung-min. James Maddison, Micky van de Ven and Guglielmo Vicario await their debuts too and will all play very important components in as we speak’s outing.

Follow all of the motion as Brentford host Tottenham:


Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

SUBS: Thomas Strakosha, Mathias Jorgensen, Mikkel Damsgaard, Josh Dasilva, Mads Roerslev, Kevin Schade, Keane Lewis-Potter, Shandon Baptiste, Yehor Yarmoliuk.


Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

BRENTFORD (3-5-2): Mark Flekken; Nathan Collins, Kristoffer Ajer, Ethan Pinnock; Aaron Hickey, Mathias Jensen, Christian Norgaard, Vitaly Janelt, Rico Henry; Yoane Wissa, Bryan Mbeumo.


Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

Since they final met Brentford in May, when the Bees stung their hosts with a 3-1 win, a lot has modified at Tottenham Hotspur. Today, the post-Harry Kane period begins, as Spurs additionally play their first aggressive fixture beneath Ange Postecoglou. The departure of their talisman and main goalscorer comes after an eighth-placed end final time period and defeat of their closing pleasant of pre-season, which noticed them overwhelmed by Barcelona on Tuesday. Nonetheless, the Lilywhites have misplaced their first league sport simply as soon as within the final seven years, profitable on 5 events.


Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

While Brentford have gained simply two of their opening league video games over the previous 11 seasons, they haven’t misplaced both of their two Premier League openers thus far. Since promotion in 2021, the Bees have overwhelmed Arsenal and held Leicester City to a 2-2 draw. Thomas Frank’s aspect completed only one level and one place behind as we speak’s opponents in final time period’s closing standings, having posted 5 wins from their closing six video games. Though unbeaten all through their final 9 capital-city fixtures within the Premier League – profitable every of the final 4 in a row – Brentford have a depressing report in opposition to Tottenham: they’ve gained solely two of the groups’ 10 league conferences.


Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

Hello and welcome to dwell protection of as we speak’s Premier League conflict between Brentford and Tottenham at Brentford Community Stadium!


Brentford vs Tottenham Hotspur

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