We may earn commission from links on this page. Our editorial is always independent (learn more)

What channel is Brentford v Leicester FA Cup match on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news

Check out how to watch Brentford v Leicester in the FA Cup fourth round live on TV this weekend

Brentford Leicester

Brentford host Leicester in what could be one of the most exciting FA Cup fixtures of the round between two attacking units.

Advertisement

The Bees have notched 37 times in just 23 Championship games so far, with star man Ivan Toney bagging 16 of those.

Away ties against in-form Championship sides are often awkward encounters for Premier League teams, and Leicester could find this to be a tricky afternoon.

However, it could be a case of ‘they’re more scared of you, than you are of them’ with the Foxes in riotous form in the top four.

Brendan Rodgers’ side have won 12 of their opening 19 matches in the top flight and boast lofty aspirations of cracking into the Champions League once again, but fans will be hoping for success on the cup front in 2020/21.

RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about how to watch Brentford v Leicester on TV and online.

Follow us on our brand new Twitter page: @RadioTimesSport

When is Brentford v Leicester on TV?

Brentford v Leicester will take place on Sunday 24th January 2021.

Check out our FA Cup fixtures and live football on TV guides for the latest times and information.

What time is kick-off?

Brentford v Leicester will kick off at 2:30pm.

There are numerous FA Cup games taking place this weekend including Manchester United v Liverpool, which kicks off at 5pm on Sunday.

What TV channel is Brentford v Leicester on?

The game will be shown live on BT Sport 1 from 2pm.

There are multiple ways to get BT Sport. If you already have BT Broadband, you can add BT TV and Sport to your existing contract from just £15 per month. You can add the ‘Big Sport’ package for £40 per month which includes all BT Sport and 11 Sky Sports channels via a NOW TV pass.

How to live stream Brentford v Leicester online

You can watch the match with a BT Sport monthly pass without signing up to a contract.

Regular subscribers can also stream matches via the BT Sport website or BT Sport app on a variety of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Brentford v Leicester team news

Brentford: We mentioned Toney, but the danger man will miss the game due to a suspension after picking up a red card for the Bees.

Josh Dasilva is also banned for this one, while Mads Rasmussen, Shandon Baptiste and Pontus Jansson are all sidelined through injury.

Leicester: Perhaps equally out the Toney loss, Leicester talisman Jamie Vardy is out of this one with a hip problem.

Dennis Praet is also ruled out, but Ricardo Pereira and Caglar Soyuncu could be handed starts as their rehabilitation continues.

Brentford v Leicester odds

In working partnership with the Radio Times, bet365 has provided the following betting odds for this event:

bet365 odds: Brentford (15/4) Draw (3/1) Leicester (13/20)*

For all the latest Premier League odds and more, visit bet365 today and claim an opening account offer of ‘Up to £100 in Bet Credits**’, utilising the bonus code ‘RT365’.

*Odds subject to change. 18+. T&Cs apply. BeGambleAware.org. Note – The bonus code RT365 does not change the offer amount in any way.

Our prediction: Brentford v Leicester

It’s difficult to tell which side with feel the absence of Toney and Vardy more. They’re both outstanding, natural goalscorers and neither side will be pleased to go into this one without them.

Leicester are likely to go fairly strong, with James Maddison and Harvey Barnes in top form and hoping to add to their hot streaks.

Expect an entertaining affair between two sides unafraid to push forward. Both sides will create chances, but clinical finishing will determine the winner here.

Our prediction: Brentford 1-2 Leicester (15/2 at bet365)

Check out our relaunched Football Times podcast featuring special guests, FPL tips and match previews available on Apple / Spotify / Acast.

For the full breakdown of what games are coming up check out our FA Cup fixtures on TV guide.

Advertisement

If you’re looking for something else to watch check out our TV Guide.