Brentford vs Arsenal: Kick-off time, latest team news, prediction, TV, live stream, h2h results for game today

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A noon kick-off today pits Brentford against Arsenal in a cross-town capital showdown.

A defeat to Manchester United in their last domestic outing ended the Gunners’ perfect start to the season, although they have since dispatched FC Zurich in the Europa League.

With Tottenham and Liverpool up after the international period, Mikel Arteta will know how important it could prove mentally to keep Arsenal top of the pile going into the break.

Brentford sit inside the top half after making it three games unbeaten with a 5-2 romp past Leeds last time out, and have already claimed a hefty ‘Big Six’ scalp at home this campaign.

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Kick-off time, date and venue

Brentford vs Arsenal is scheduled for a 12pm BST kick-off on Sunday, September 18, 2022. It was originally set to start at 2pm.

Brentford Community Stadium will host the match.

Where to watch Brentford vs Arsenal

TV channel: The match will be televised on Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League, which coverage starting at 11.30am.

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the Sky Go app.

Live blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.

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Brentford vs Arsenal team news

Brentford XI: Raya; Hickey, Jansson, Ajer, Mee, Henry; Dasilva, Janelt, Jensen; Mbeumo, Toney.

Subs: Strakosha, Janelt, Wissa, Canos, Ghoddos, Onyeka, Baptiste, Damsgaard, Roerslev.

Arsenal XI: Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tierney; Partey, Xhaka; Saka, Vieira, Martinelli; Jesus.

Subs: Turner, Tomiyasu, Holding, Sousa, Lokonga, Smith, Nwaneri, Marquinhos, Nketiah.

Brentford vs Arsenal prediction

The Bees caused mischief for the Gunners in west London last season but this is a different Arsenal team capable of grinding out wins.

A 1-0 Arsenal win.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Both sides claimed a home win last season in their first league meetings since 1947.

Brentford wins: 5

Draws: 4

Arsenal wins: 6