Brentford v Southampton live stream, Saturday 7 May, 3pm BST
Brentford and Southampton will both be looking to return to winning ways when they go head-to-head on Saturday.
Thomas Frank’s side turned in a disappointing performance in their 3-0 defeat by Manchester United on Monday. There is certainly no shame in losing to the Red Devils given the financial gulf between the two clubs, but Brentford did not really do themselves justice at Old Trafford. Frank will want to see a response from his team, who sit eighth in the form table (over the last six games) despite that loss to Ralf Rangnick’s side.
Southampton are not quite mathematically safe from relegation yet, so Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side will be pushing for a win in west London on Saturday afternoon. An eight-point buffer above the bottom three means the Saints are unlikely to fall through the trapdoor, but their poor recent form is certainly cause for concern.
Southampton have won only one of their last nine Premier League fixtures. They looked set to secure a second draw on the bounce last weekend, only for Wilfried Zaha’s strike in second-half stoppage time to earn Crystal Palace a 2-1 win at St Mary’s.
Brentford will have to make do without Frank Onyeka, Mathias Jorgensen and Saman Ghoddos as they attempt to return to winning ways in front of their own fans. Sergi Canos and Ethan Pinnock will be looked at by the medical team in the run-up to kick-off, but neither player is likely to start. Mathias Jensen will hope to return to the centre of the park, perhaps in place of Vitaly Janelt.
Southampton will be unable to call upon the services of long-term absentee Tino Livramento, but Hasenhuttl has no fresh injury concerns to contend with. Armando Broja will hope for a recall after dropping down to the bench in recent weeks.
Kick-off is at 3pm BST on Saturday 7 May. See below for international broadcast options.
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Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).
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