Brentford vs Chelsea Lineup, Kick-Off Time And Team News
Brentford face Chelsea in the Carabao Cup game tonight with the kick-off time at 20:45 GMT at Brentford Community Stadium stadium, London city.
Brentford had their weekend match against Brighton postponed after putting in a request to the Premier League due to an outbreak of Covid-10 at the club depleting player numbers.
NAME: Brentford – Chelsea
DATE: 22 Dec 2021
TIME: 20:45 GMT
VENUE: Brentford Community Stadium, London, England
Ivan Toney and Ethan Pinnock could return to Brentford’s line-up after testing positive for Covid-19 a fortnight ago. Other players could be absent due to undisclosed positive results. David Raya, Kristoffer Ajer, Joshua Dasilva, Julian Jeanvier and Mathias Jorgensen are all set to miss out due to injury.
Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, and Callum Hudson-Odoi are expected to still be absent after testing positive for Covid-19. Jorginho has been feeling unwell, although he has not tested positive, but is likely to miss out. Trevoh Chalobah, Andreas Christensen, and Hakim Ziyech are both doubts, while Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Ben Chilwell are absent due to injury.
Brentford: Fernandez; Goode, Jansson, Thompson; Roerslev, Ghoddos, Bidstrup, Jensen, Fosu-Henry; Toney, Forss
Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Sarr; James, Saul, Kovacic, Alonso; Mount, Barkley; Havertz