Their opening Premier League game saw goals from Josh Dasilva and man of the match Ivan Toney cancel out goals from Leicester City’s Timothy Castagne and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall as the game ended 2-2.
Brentford’s next game is against a former giant in English football, but one that has spent a number of recent seasons trying to capture their glory days - Manchester United.
How did Brentford’s opponent Manchester United fare in the last game?
There’s been a lot of discussion regarding Manchester United’s forthcoming season, with a new manager and a number of high-profile transfer rumblings.
Former Ajax manager Erik ten Haag has already brought in Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez, Tyson Malacia and former Brentford midfielder Christian Erikseen.
But the story of the summer for the Red Devils has been the transfer saga of Barcelona player Frenkie De Jong, who previously played under ten Haag, and the will he/won’t he nature of joining Manchester.
In their opening game, Manchester United lost 2-1 to Brighton last weekend, with both Brighton goals from Pascal Groß
The bigger worry was that the goal for Manchester United came from an own goal from Brighton’s Alexis Mac Allister
When are Brentford playing this weekend?
Brentford’s game against Manchester United is a late kick-off on Saturday August 13, with a start time of 5:30pm from the Gtech Community Stadium, Brentford.
What were the results of the last encounters between Brentford and Man Utd?
Brenford and Manchester United have only faced off twice in Premier League history. Both times it was the Red Devils who came out victorious.
- May 2 2022: Man Utd 3-0 Brentfordl (Premier League)
- January 19 2022: Brentford 1-3 Man Utd (Premier League)
How can I watch the game live?
The Brentford vs Manchester United game will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, with pre-game coverage and punditry commencing at 5:00pm.
The game will also be broadcast by talkSPORT radio live for those without Sky Sports.
The ever faithful Match Of The Day team will also present highlights of the clash alongside other results from Saturday’s fixtures on BBC One at 10:20pm, with the replay to be released shortly afterwards on BBC iPlayer.
How to sign up to Sky Sports and Now TV
Sky Sports is available with a Sky TV package:
- Those who already have a Sky subscription can add Sky Sports for an extra £25 per month.
- Those Sky customers who only wish to watch Football coverage can sign up to the “2-for-1” offer, getting Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Football for £18 per month.
- Those new to Sky can sign up and get Sky Sports alongside Sky’s entertainment package for £44 per month (18 month contract, £20 set up fee)
To learn more about how to add Sky Sport to existing packages, or to create a new package with the provider, you can visit the dedicated Sky Sports page.
For those though that hate being tied down to contracts, NOW TV offer two sports passes on their flagship stream service:
- NOW TV Daily pass - £11.99 (per 24 hour)
- NOW TV Monthly pass - £25 (per month)
For more details on how to get NOW TV, or to purchase a no-contract pass to watch the Premier League, you can visit NOW TV’s website for more details.
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