What channel is the Brentford v Man United Premier League match on? Kick off time, live stream and team news

Manchester United face Brentford for the first time in the Premier League era tonight in their rearranged fixture.

The game was due to take place in December but was postponed because of United’s Covid outbreak at the time.

Ralf Rangnick is still waiting for his side to put together a really strong 90 minute performance but there have been small signs of improvement recently.

We’ve put together everything you need to know about how to watch Brentford v United on TV and online.

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When is Brentford v United on TV?

Brentford v Manchester United will take place on Wednesday 19th January 2022.

The two sides faced each other during pre-season in July, a match which ended in a 2-2 draw.

What time does Brentford v United kick-off?

Brentford v United will kick off at 8pm.

Elsewhere, Leicester and Tottenham will play their rearranged game, which will have a bearing on the race for the Champions League spots.

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What TV channel is Brentford v Man United on?

You can watch the buildup to the game from 7.30pm on BT Sport 1.

The game will also be shown on BT Sport Ultimate, for those who have that function.

How to live stream Brentford v Man United online

BT Sport subscribers can watch the match on the BT Sport app, available on a variety of platforms including consoles, tablets and smartphones.

Highlights from the match will be available on Sky Sports’ YouTube channel shortly after the game.

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Brentford v Man United team news

Rangnick has already offered plenty of insights into his options for this game.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has already been ruled out and so has Jesse Lingard. Paul Pogba is back in training but will not play a part here.

Anthony Martial has travelled with the squad while Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford have returned to training too. All three could play here.

Harry Maguire was on the bench at Villa Park, and could make his return to the side in this one.

Eric Bailly is away at the Africa Cup of Nations but Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay will return from suspension, having been ruled out at Villa Park.

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Our prediction: Brentford v United

United were better away from home against Villa, before showcasing familiar vulnerability to let three points turn into one.

Brentford will be a threat with their high-tempo style and attacking wing-backs, but if United carry their levels from most of the first 70 minutes at Villa through the whole game here, they should win.

It will not be easy, and as we mentioned above, Rangnick is still waiting for his side to put together a complete performance from start to finish.

The returning forwards, especially Ronaldo, would be helpful, although Anthony Elanga deserves to keep his place regardless.

Our prediction: Brentford 1-2 Manchester United

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Sam Preston is an NCTJ gold standard news and sports journalist who studied with the Press Association. He also has a 2:1 law with French law degree from the University of Birmingham, which included a year studying at Bordeaux Montaigne University. He is an FA Level 1 football coach who appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire show in 2018 and has also written digital football content and match-day programme pieces for Colchester United, Mansfield Town and Stockport County.