Premier League soccer is again after the World Cup break, and we start within the capital because the Bees host Spurs in a London derby. Each groups received their final video games earlier than the marketing campaign went on pause and shall be determined to construct up some momentum this lunchtime.
Brentford shall be assured of one other scalp after beating Manchester Metropolis final trip. Solely the highest three groups within the league – Newcastle, Metropolis and Arsenal – have misplaced fewer video games this time period than the Bees, whose dwelling type has been the spine of their present Tenth-place standing.
Spurs, in the meantime, shall be eager to overhaul oil-rich Newcastle again into third place after a little bit of a stutter throughout October and November, and welcome again Heung-min Son from damage, although Richarlison and Rodrigo Bentancur are injured. Harry Kane is pushing to play. Observe the sport LIVE beneath with our devoted match weblog, that includes knowledgeable perception and evaluation from Nick Purewal on the Brentford Neighborhood Stadium.
35min: Good save from Forster! Brentford prod and probe on the sting of the world earlier than Zanka turns well simply inside to fireplace a shot straight on the keeper. A powerful leg retains the rating at 1-0.
32min: It’s much more of a good contest now, however Brentford do look the extra harmful on the ball. Mbeumo is in all places, and Toney will not be far off him.
29min: Son once more with a shot from distance however it’s simple for Raya, who gathers low to his proper.
26min: Spurs are bettering. First Son will get Spurs’ first shot on course with a curling effort from 25 yards earlier than Kulusevski shimmies into the world and drills the ball down Raya’s throat.
23min: A break in play as each Mbembo and Toney are down.
Nick Purewal at Brentford Neighborhood Stadium
“Normal first-half service resumed for Spurs after the World Cup break then. It’s the fifth Premier League game in a row that Tottenham have slipped behind.
“A tap-in for Vitaly Janelt after Fraser Forster parried Christian Norgaard’s volleyed effort. But Ivan Toney’s flick to Bryan Mbeumo dragged Japhet Tanganga out of position and the visitors failed to recover any defensive shape.”
18min: Brentford are pushing for a second, successful two corners in fast succession, however Spurs nearly get rid.
15min: That was really easy for Brentford!
Toney heads into Mbembo’s path, a easy cross to the again publish is then fed into Janelt to fit dwelling from inside the world.
14min: An applause within the 14th minute for 2 Brentford followers who not too long ago handed away.
13min: A poor supply from Perisic, however Brentford can solely put out for a throw in.
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