Brentford vs Chelsea confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture tonight

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Ivan Toney has impressed for Brentford  (PA Wire)
Ivan Toney has impressed for Brentford (PA Wire)

Brentford host Chelsea on Saturday evening in a big Premier League game for both teams.

The Bees have begun the campaign impressively, with the likes of Sergi Canos and Ivan Toney showing they are more than capable of competing in the top flight.

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Home form will continue to be vital for the newly promoted outfit, but they are up against the champions of Europe who are yet to lose a game away from home in the league this season.

Chelsea are top of the table and beat Southampton in their final match before the international break, so it could be the toughest test Brentford have had this season along with their thrilling 3-3 draw with Liverpool a few weeks ago.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the match.

When is the game?

The match kicks off at 5:30pm BST on Saturday, 16 October at the Brentford Community Stadium.

Where can I watch it?

The game will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Subscribers can stream the match via the Sky Go app. If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription. We may earn commission from some of the links in this article, but we never allow this to influence our content.

Confirmed line-ups

Brentford XI: Raya, Zanka, Jansson, Pinnock, Canos, Jensen, Norgaard, Onyeka, Henry, Toney, Mbeumo.

Chelsea XI: Mendy, Chilwell, Chalobah, Christensen, Sarr, Azpilicueta, Loftus-Cheek, Kante, Kovacic, Lukaku, Werner.

Odds

Brentford 6/1

Draw 3/1

Chelsea 5/8

Prediction

The Bees won’t make it easy but they’ll still be firm underdogs against the Blues. If the visitors don’t have too many post-internationals concerns, they should take the points. Brentford 1-2 Chelsea.

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