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Fulham vs Brentford: Premier League preview

The last meeting of the two came during the 2020 play-off final, with the Cottagers emerging victorious, although it is the Bees who have enjoyed a better trajectory since.

Thomas Frank’s side are fresh from battering Manchester United and, while that might not mean as much as it once did, the fact it came as little surprise says so much about Brentford’s quality.

Indeed, the idea of there being any kind of ‘second season-syndrome’ seems out of the question at the moment.

Fulham, meanwhile, have taken two points from their first two games and have shown the kind of fight not often associated with the club over the last few years.

Here’s everything you need to know about the west London derby.

Date, kick-off time and venue

The Premier League game is scheduled for a 3pm BST kick-off time on Saturday August 20th, 2022.

Craven Cottage in London will host.

Where to watch Fulham vs Brentford

Due to the game taking place during the blackout imposed across English football, it will not be broadcast live.

Highlights, however, will be available when Match of the Day airs at 10.30pm on Saturday.

Fulham vs Brentford team news

Manor Solomon will miss a sizeable portion of the campaign after undergoing surgery for an injury picked up early in his Fulham career.

Manager Marco Silva will provide more in the way of updates during Friday’s pre-match press conference.

For Brentford, Frank will also provide fresh updates on Friday.

Thomas Frank’s Brentford battered Manchester United last time out

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Fulham vs Brentford prediction

Fulham certainly made Liverpool work for a point during the opening weekend, but this is a Brentford side who seem to thrive in big games.

Brentford to win 2-1.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Fulham wins: 22

Draws: 17

Brentford wins: 23

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