Southampton v Brentford live stream , Tuesday 11 January, 7.45pm GMT
Southampton are aiming to climb above Brentford in the Premier League standings when the two sides meet for a mid-table battle at St. Mary’s on Tuesday.
But they will be eager to get back to league action, and complete a fixture that was originally scheduled for December before a Covid-19 outbreak in the Bees squad led to a postponement.
Ralph Hassenhutl’s side have been draw merchants lately, picking up four stalemates in their last six Premier League outings.
A 3-2 victory at West Ham was their only win in that time, and they will be eager to keep increasing the gap over the relegation zone, which currently stands at 10 points.
The clash with Thomas Frank’s side will be Saints’ first Premier League match under new owners Sport Republic, who completed a takeover last week.
Substitute Bryan Mbeumo scored a hat-trick for Brentford in their 4-1 cup win over Port Vale on Saturday, giving the Bees back-to-back wins following a league victory over Aston Villa.
But Franks warned of tough period ahead, as the cup clash was the first game in a run of five matches in two weeks for his team.
Brentford will be keen to end a wait of more than three months since their last away win in the league, stretching back to a 2-1 victory at West Ham on 3 October.
Kick-off is at 7.45pm GMT on Tuesday 11 January, and the game is not being shown on UK TV. See below for international broadcast options.
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UK TV rights
How to watch Premier League live streams for UK subscribers
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How to watch Premier League live streams for US subscribers
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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.
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