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Crystal Palace vs Brentford: Premier League preview

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he games keep coming thick and fast in the Premier League and Crystal Palace return to home soil after running Manchester City close on Saturday.

Patrick Vieira’s side have already played City, Liverpool and Arsenal in the first few fixtures of the season, with four points in as many games representing a good return.

Now, the Palace boss will be eyeing another three. While Tuesday’s opponents Brentford are certainly no pushovers, it’s certainly the sort of game Palace will be looking for maximum points from.

Thomas Frank’s side, meanwhile, have shown little sign of suffering from season syndrome.

Here’s everything you need to know about the game.

Date, kick-off time and venue

The Premier League game is scheduled for a 7.30pm kick-off time on Tuesday August 30, 2022.

Selhurst Park in London will host.

Where to watch Crystal Palace vs Brentford

TV channel: The game will be broadcast on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport 6.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the game via the BT Sport App.

Crystal Palace vs Brentford team news

Vieira provided little in the way of fresh team news at his pre-match press conference on Monday, suggesting Palace were still waiting to make a decision on the fitness of Wilfried Zaha.

The forward missed the loss to City with a leg injury, though Tyrick Mitchell and James McArthur could soon return.

For Brentford, Kristoffer Ajer is facing a late fitness test.

Crystal Palace vs Brentford prediction

Two upwardly-mobile Premier League sides, perhaps the only thing to swing it will be Palace’s home support.

Crystal Palace to win 2-1.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Crystal Palace wins: 17

Draws: 9

Brentford wins: 14

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