Your comprehensive guide to the Brentford and Southampton match in the English Premier League 2022/2023

Today, the Matchday 22 of 38 of the English Premier League season begins for the current season 2023/2022, and we highlight specifically the match between Brentford against Southampton, which we will show you a comprehensive guide to in the coming lines.

Match preview

Looking for to get better from their EFL Cup semi-final loss, Southampton make the trip to the Gtech Community Stadium to encounter Brentford in the Premier Organization on Saturday.

While the Bees are seeking to assert their third succeeding top-flight house victory, the Saints are out to tape-record back-to-back away league wins for the first time because June 2020.

After 20 games, few would have forecasted Brentford to be resting over the similarity Liverpool and Chelsea in the Premier Organization table this season, yet Thomas Frank's side are positioned inside the leading 8 on merit and also they continue to be in opinion to get approved for Europe, sitting just one factor behind the leading 6.

The Bees were last in action 2 weeks ago when they played out a goalless draw away versus Leeds United, a result which has actually expanded their unbeaten Premier Organization go to eight suits-- only Collection (22) as well as Newcastle United (18) have grabbed extra points than Frank's side (16) during this period.

With testing away trips to Toolbox and also Manchester United to come later on this month, Brentford will be eager to capitalize on a favourable-looking house encounter versus a Southampton side who remain rooted to the foot of the table.

Brentford have enjoyed plenty of success on house dirt up until now this season, building up 19 of their 30 points at the Gtech Area Arena, consisting of triumphes over Guy United and also Liverpool, and also draws against Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

The Bees alleviated to a 3-0 house win over Southampton in Might last period, and another success this weekend would certainly see them protect back-to-back organization wins against the Saints for the first time considering that March 1959.

Southampton have actually lost out on an area at Wembley in the EFL Mug final after shedding 3-1 on aggregate against Newcastle United in the semi-finals, including a 2-1 second-leg loss at St James' Park on Tuesday.

After an early Sean Longstaff brace relatively put the tie to bed, a brilliant strike from Che Adams restored belief for the Saints on the half-hour mark, yet the visitors ultimately lost at the semi-final phase of a residential cup competition for the 3rd time in the last six years.

Nathan Jones's side will currently want to dust themselves down as well as focus fully on their pursuit to prevent relegation from the Premier League, with Southampton presently resting 2 factors adrift from safety and security after winning simply four of their 20 video games until now this period.

The Saints have actually sustained a sizzling run of type in the top trip over the last few months, losing seven of their last eight matches, with their only triumph during this duration against fellow strugglers Everton.

Southampton have actually been improved by the addition of five new finalizings in the January transfer home window, and also Jones is wishing that they can make an immediate effect, starting with Saturday's clash against Brentford, who the Saints have beaten in 2 of their last 3 league conferences consisting of a 4-1 house victory last period.

Brentford will be without the solutions of Pontus Jansson as well as Frank Onyeka because of corresponding hamstring and also upper leg injuries, while Shandon Baptiste is uncertain with a groin issue.

Aaron Hickey returned to the matchday squad last break and also viewed on from the replacements' bench after recouping from an ankle injury, and the Scot could be picked to begin on Saturday at the expenditure of either Mads Roerslev or Kristoffer Ajer depending upon whether Frank chooses to operate with a four or five-man protection.

The similarity Vitaly Janelt, Yoane Wissa, Kevin Schade and Keane Lewis-Potter will certainly all be pressing to start, while leading marker Ivan Toney-- that has netted 13 times in 18 Premier League video games up until now this period-- is readied to lead the line.

As for Southampton, Kyle Walker-Peters received a hamstring injury in the first half versus Newcastle as well as he will certainly currently sign up with Valentino Livramento (knee), Stuart Armstrong (groin) and Juan Larios (muscle) on the sidelines, while Moussa Djenepo is uncertain with concussion and also will certainly be evaluated ahead of first.

Jones was criticised by some Saints supporters for beginning with a back 5 in the 2nd leg on Tuesday with his side tracking the mug tie on aggregate, as well as it continues to be to be seen whether he will choose to change to a back 4 this weekend.

Deadline-day signings Kamaldeen Sulemana and also Paul Onuachu-- the previous of whom showing up for a club-record charge from Rennes-- might not be offered to make their debuts this weekend as Jones has confirmed that both are yet to obtain their job permits.

Brentford feasible starting schedule:
Raya; Ajer, Pinnock, Mee; Hickey, Jensen, Norgaard, Janelt, Henry; Mbeumo, Toney

Southampton feasible beginning schedule:
Bazunu; Bella-Kotchap, Bednarek, Salisu; Bree, Alcaraz, Diallo, Perraud; Ward-Prowse; Mara, Adams

We claim: Brentford 2-0 Southampton
Brentford will certainly be considered as favourites to find away with all three factors against Southampton taking into consideration the contrasting type of both groups.

The Saints can not be entirely disposed of, however, as the fresh arrivals to Jones's team ought to give them a much-needed stimulate, however we still anticipate the Bees to tape a regular win on home soil to maintain their European hopes active.

Event details:

NAME: Chelsea - Fulham
DATE: 3 Feb 2023
TIME: 20:00 UTC
VENUE: Stamford Bridge, London, England

What channels will broadcast the match between Brentford and Southampton?

  Arena Sport 6 HD Serbia
  Arena Sport 8 HD Croatia
  beIN Sports MENA Xtra 1 HD
  SuperSport Action HD
  V Sport Premier League 4 HD