EFL Cup 2023/24 : Arsenal vs Brentford Match Preview and Lineups

     2023–24 EFL Cup




Arsenal vs Brentford



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12.15 AM IST (UTC +5:30)
10.45 PM UAE


Gtech Community

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Prediction and Preview

Match Preview: Arsenal vs Brentford

In a midweek showdown that promises fireworks, Brentford and Arsenal meet at London's Gtech Community Stadium. Recent history tips the scale slightly in Arsenal's favor with three wins in their last five encounters, including a 1-1 draw in their most recent meeting. Both teams come into this fixture with mixed form, making the outcome unpredictable.

Brentford faces challenges with key players unavailable, while Arsenal has its own set of absences. The midfield battle will be a key focus, featuring Havertz, Elneny, and Jorginho for Arsenal, and Onyeka, Janelt, and Ghoddos for Brentford. Despite missing personnel, this London derby promises excitement, and in this hypothetical scenario, we predict a 2-2 draw.

Set your calendars for 19:45 BST on Wednesday, as Brentford and Arsenal lock horns in a clash that's sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats.

Missing Players

Both teams face absences, impacting their lineups. For Brentford, players like Rico Henry, Kevin Schade, Shandon Baptiste, and Ivan Toney are unavailable, with Toney serving a suspension. Arsenal's list of absentees includes Gabriel Martinelli, Leandro Trossard, Jurriën Timber, and Thomas Partey, with Declan Rice potentially doubtful for this fixture.

Head-to-Head Record

Recent encounters between these two sides have been marked by a slight advantage for Arsenal, with three wins in their last five meetings. However, Brentford did manage to secure a win, and one match ended in a draw. The last time they faced off, it was a thrilling 1-1 draw, and the stage is set for another intriguing encounter.

Brentford (4-3-3):

GK: Thomas Strakosha
DEF: Roerslev, Zanka, Ajer, Hickey
MID: Onyeka, Janelt, Ghoddos
FOR: Lewis-Potter, Maupay, Wissa

Arsenal (4-3-3):

GK: Aaron Ramsdale
DEF: Cédric, Saliba, Kiwior, Tomiyasu
MID: Havertz, Elneny, Jorginho
FOR: Nelson, Nketiah, Smith Rowe
These are the concise lineups for the Brentford vs. Arsenal matchup.

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