Brentford team news: update on goalkeeper for Liverpool clash

Here's the latest Brentford team news as they come to visit Anfield against Liverpool on Sunday. The Bees are in good form.

Liverpool host Brentford on Sunday and it's a game that will ask questions of the Reds. Brentford are in very good form, having won their last three Premier League games, including wins against West Ham United and Chelsea.

The Reds, in contrast, drew at Luton Town last weekend and then lost at Toulouse in the Europa League. The Bees will fancy their chances of getting something, despite Liverpool's unblemished home record.

But Thomas Frank has had one possible doubt going into this. Goalkeeper Mark Flekken had to go off at half-time against West Ham last weekend, creating a potential problem at Anfield.

Flekken has trained all week, however, and will be fit to face Liverpool.

Per the BBC, both Josh Dasilva and Keane Lewis-Potter are 'nearing a comeback' and could potentially feature. Brentford will certainly be without Rico Henry, Mikkel Damsgaard, Aaron Hickey and Kevin Schade, though.

Ivan Toney, of course, remains suspended for the visitors.

Frank addressed the fixture during the week, talking up Liverpool's squad and the sheer strength going forward for Jurgen Klopp. The Brentford boss admits that getting a result on Merseyside will be a big ask.

“They have new energy in their squad with some of their new signings," he said, per Brentford's official club site. "[Dominik] Szoboszlai is a fantastic player.

“[Darwin] Núñez is getting closer to his top, and [Diogo] Jota is a top player. [Luis] Díaz – I’m pleased to hear his parents are now safe – is a fantastic player. Then you have the standout guy, 25 plus goals, [Mohamed] Salah.

“It’s an unbelievable team at Anfield – one of the most difficult away grounds to go to, if not the most difficult. It will be a tough test, but as always, we trust ourselves. We will try to take the game to Liverpool.”

It'll be an interesting game, then. The underdogs are in fantastic form, while the favourites have had a serious wobble this week. It certainly makes for a fixture that's difficult to predict.

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