Man City vs Brentford Starting Possible lineups, Team news & prediction for Premier League 2023/24


Manchester City will be looking to get even in the Premier League title race when they travel to Brentford on February 5.

Defending champions Pep Guardiola head into this game five points behind leaders Liverpool but with a game in hand after today’s game above the pace set by Jurgen Klopp.

Liverpool stumbled in action at the weekend as Arsenal stayed in the title race with a 3-1 home win at the Emirates Stadium.

Team news

Erling Haaland will make his first Premier League start in two months after coming off the bench in the 3-1 home win over Burnley in midweek.

Defender Manuel Akanji has also been cleared to return to the squad, with Kyle Walker shaking off a minor knock.

Thomas Frank is missing a number of players for this match, Aaron Hickey and Kevin Schade are ruled out and Yoann Wissa, Frank Onyeka and Saman Ghoddos are out for the Africa Cup of Nations and the AFC Asian Cup.

Man City (4-2-3-1): Ederson (GK) — Walker, Dias, Stones, Gvardiol — Rodri, Kovacic — Alvarez, De Bruyne, Doku — Haaland.

Brentford (5-3-2): Flekken (GK) — Roerslev, Collins, Mee, Pinnock, Reguilon — Norgaard, Jensen, Janelt — Maupay, Toney.

Prediction: Man City 4-0 Brentford

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