Millwall v Brentford: Lions switch to 5-2-3 formation as Murray Wallace and Aiden O’Brien come into side


Millwall manager Gary Rowett looks set to go with the 5-2-3 formation which has served him so well in their away matches – making two changes for today’s home game against Brentford.

Murray Wallace and Aiden O’Brien (pictured) come into the Lions side for their final game of 2019 with Jon Dadi Bodvarsson and Shane Ferguson dropping to the bench – both were struggling with illness for the Boxing Day draw at Cardiff City.

Millwall have won just one of their last nine matches against the Bees, drawing four and losing four. The west London side are looking to do the double over their opponents for the first time since the 1981-82 season.

Jed Wallace, who struck a sublime free-kick equaliser at Cardiff, has scored (four) and assisted (four) Championship goals at The Den – the most of any player in Gary Rowett’s squad.

Brentford, third in the table, are unchanged.

Millwall: Bialkowski, Romeo, Cooper, Hutchinson, Pearce, M Wallace, Molumby, Williams, O’Brien, J Wallace, Bradshaw. Subs: Steele, Smith, Ferguson, Mahoney, Bodvarsson, Skalak, Mitchell.

Brentford: Raya, Henry, Pinnock, Jensen, Benrahma, Watkins, Mokotjo, Da Silva, Jansson, Mbeumo, Dalsgaard. Subs: Daniels, Yearwood, Valencia, Jeanvier, Sorensen, Zamburek, Roersley.



Please support your local paper by making a donation



Please make cheques payable to “MSI Media Limited” and send by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing recently: “A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.

So if you have enjoyed reading this story, and if you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can buy our newspaper or make a donation, which will allow us to continue to bring stories like this one to you both in print and online.

Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.

One thought on “Millwall v Brentford: Lions switch to 5-2-3 formation as Murray Wallace and Aiden O’Brien come into side

  • 29 December 2019 at 9:48 pm

    Yes another win. Come on you Lions


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *