Southampton vs Brentford – Premier League: Live score and updates

Southampton vs Brentford LIVE: The Premier League returns as the Saints and the Bees finally lock horns after the fixture was postponed as Covid-19 ravaged the top-flight

  • The Premier League returns midweek as Southampton welcome Brentford 
  • The game was due to be played on December 18 but was postponed due to Covid
  • Two points separate the sides and a win would see the Saints leapfrog the Bees
  • Latest Premier League news, including live action and results
  • Premier League table – as it stands

The Premier League returns this evening after the FA Cup third round as Southampton and Brentford lock horns at St Mary’s. 

Just two points separate the two sides with the Bees sitting ahead of Southampton in 12th but a win for the Saints will see them leapfrog Brentford and Aston Villa.  

The fixture was due to be played on December 18 at 3pm but was postponed at the request of Brentford following a Covid-19 outbreak in the squad. 

Follow Sportsmail’s ISABEL BALDWIN for live Premier League coverage of Southampton vs Brentford, including build-up, team news and updates. 

Host commentator

And here’s how Thomas Franck has lined up his side…

Here’s how Saints line up this evening…

Good evening and welcome to Sportsmail’s coverage of Southampton vs Brentford. 

Both sides enjoyed FA Cup victories over the weekend, 10-man Saints edging past Swansea in extra time and Brentford thrashing Port Vale. 

But they will be eager to get back to Premier League action as Southampton have the chance to climb above the visitors with a victory at St Mary’s this evening.

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