Brentford vs Leicester City: Predicted Line-ups
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - JANUARY 24: James Maddison of Leicester City looks to break past Vitaly Janelt of Brentford during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Brentford and Leicester City at Brentford Community Stadium on January 24, 2021 in Brentford, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Leicester City will make the trip to the capital on Sunday afternoon, as they face Premier League newcomers, Brentford. Leicester are looking to find the three points away from home, while Thomas Frank's side will be looking to take points off the Emirates FA Cup holders. 

Brentford have begun the season in a superb manner, picking up 12 points out of a possible 24. Frank's side have loved life so far in the Premier League. Brendan Rodgers and his men haven't made the ideal start to the season, but after a few last positive results, it could be the turning point of their season. 

It's set to be a good watch at the Brentford Community Stadium on Sunday afternoon, with both sides having good attacking football. Here is how both sides could line up for the Sunday afternoon clash.


Frank has a few injury concerns heading into the game, but their formation isn't expected to change after a brilliant start. 

In between the sticks is likely to be David Raya. Raya has impressed many this season, and has been key to their early success. Frank has opted for a 3/5 at the back for this season.

A back three of Ethan Pinnock, Pontus Jansson and Mathias Jorgensen are expected with the centre halves likely not to change after the trio have started the past two games. 

In the left wing back role is likley to be 24 year old, Rico Henry. In the other wing back role is expected to Sergi Canos, who has impressed so far, being the first player to score in this Premier League season.

A midfield three containing Frank Onyeka, Christian Norgaard and Mathias Jensen is likley to start against the Foxes.

Brentford’s main man, Ivan Toney, is expected to start up top for the Bees, with Bryan Mbeumo likely to partner the lethal goalscorer. 

Brentford XI: Raya; Pinnock, Jannson, Jorgensen; Canos, Onyeka, Norgaard, Jensen, Henry; Mbeumo, Toney. 

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Leicester City 

Rodgers had a few missing players in midweek against Spartak Moscow, but the Foxes look to have a good squad going into the game. 

In goal is certain to be Kasper Schmeichel, whose started every league game this season.

In the past two games, Rodgers has opted for a back five, it's worked a treat winning both games. Daniel Amartey, Caglar Soyuncu and Jonny Evans are all expected to keep their place. Evans has had an ongoing foot issues, but looks to available. 

Timothy Castagne was sidelined in Thursday evening's win, after he tweaked his hamstring. The Belgian is expected to return this weekend, however. Youri Tielemans had to come off on Thursday, but it was just as a precaution and is likley to start on Sunday. Boubakary Soumare was one of Leicester's best players against Spartak, and is expected to retain his place. On the right is likley to be Ricardo Pereira

Patson Daka scored a whopping four goals in Leicester’s win over Spartak Moscow, but Jamie Vardy is likely to return to the side partnering Kelechi Iheanacho

Leicester City XI: Schmeichel; Amartey, Evans, Soyuncu; Pereira, Tielemans, Soumare, Castagne; Maddison; Iheanacho, Vardy.