Manchester City Aims to Rekindle Title Hopes Against Brentford

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Chasing Liverpool’s Lead

Manchester City is gearing up to reinvigorate their Premier League title aspirations, as they set their sights on a crucial encounter with Brentford. After a recent 1-1 stalemate with Chelsea, the Citizens find themselves trailing Liverpool by four points, albeit with a game in hand. The upcoming match presents an opportunity for Pep Guardiola’s squad to close the gap and maintain pressure on the league leaders.

Recovery After Chelsea Setback

City’s impressive series of six consecutive league victories was interrupted by Chelsea, but the team doesn’t have to wait long to attempt a comeback. A mere three days after their draw, the Etihad Stadium will welcome Brentford, offering City an immediate chance to rectify their course and get back to winning ways.

Fixture Rescheduling Explained

The packed schedule for Manchester City is a result of their Club World Cup commitments back in December. The initial match against Brentford, slated for December 23, was postponed due to City’s participation in the global tournament—a competition they emerged victorious from. Now, this rescheduled fixture falls into a busy Gameweek 25 for the team.

How to Follow the Action

Although the clash won’t be broadcast live on television, owing to the traditional Saturday 3pm blackout, fans won’t miss out. Exclusive live radio commentary will be provided by talkSPORT, with Adrian Durham presenting and insights from Sam Matterface and ex-City manager Stuart Pearce.

Recent Encounters and Expectations

It’s not long since Manchester City and Brentford last faced off, with the former securing a 3-1 victory. Phil Foden’s memorable hat-trick in west London propelled City to triumph, leaving Brentford apprehensive about the upcoming rematch. City fans will be hoping for a repeat performance to keep their title dreams alive.

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