The Premier League fixture bandwagon rolls into west London on Monday evening as Brentford host Liverpool at the Gtech Community Stadium.
Thomas Frank’s Bees picked up where they left off before the World Cup and extended their unbeaten run by a point against Tottenham on Boxing Day before demolishing struggling West Ham at the London Stadium.
Liverpool also came through, first dispatching Aston Villa on their own turf before earning an unconvincing victory over Leicester at Anfield thanks to two own goals from Wout Faes.
Brentford team news
Brentford are sweating over the fitness of star striker Ivan Toney, after he was stretchered off in the latter stages of Friday’s 2-0 win over West Ham.
Shandon Baptiste, Frank Onyeka and Thomas Strakosha remain sidelined, while the game will also come too soon for Kristoffer Ajer and Aaron Hickey.
Brentford predicted lineup vs Liverpool
Brentford starting 11 (3-5-2): Raya; Zanka, Mee, Pinnock; Roerslev, Jensen, Norgaard, Dasilva, Henry; Mbeumo, Wissa.
Liverpool team news
Jurgen Klopp’s medical team must assess the knocks picked up by Harvey Elliott and Andrew Robertson during Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Leicester.
Cody Gakpo could make his debut for the Reds after officially joining the club from Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven, albeit as a second half substitute.
Luis Diaz, Roberto Firmino, Diogo Jota, James Milner and Curtis Jones are all injured.
Liverpool predicted lineup vs Brentford
Liverpool starting 11 (4-3-3: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Thiago, Keita; Salah, Nunez, Carvalho.