Brentford supervisor Thomas Frank is assured a League Cup defeat by way of Chelsea will get advantages his facet in the end. The Bees’ bid to succeed in the final 4 foundered after they conceded two targets within the final 10 mins of a 2-0 loss to their west London opponents on Wednesday.
However after Brentford had noticed two Premier League suits postponed for coronavirus-related causes, Frank used to be happy to peer his crew again at the box once more.
“I feel the sport used to be crucial for us to stand up to hurry,” stated Frank, whose facet shuttle to Brighton on Sunday.
“After six days the place we couldn’t teach — sure they had been working nevertheless it’s now not the similar — you noticed the affect of that once coaching (resumed).
The Dane added: “There have been reasonably some of the avid gamers that didn’t really feel that contemporary and had been suffering in sure spells.
“They were given via it as it used to be best six days however now the device simply were given that spice up and they’ll be in a position to move on Boxing Day (December 26).”
Sunday’s fit will probably be Brentford’s first league fixture in 16 days after video games towards Manchester United and Southampton had been known as off following Covid-19 outbreaks at golf equipment.
Frank, on the other hand, stated Thursday there have been no new sure instances amongst his squad this week.
“We had the 13 (final week), then on Saturday one (extra). Since then none, so all damaging,” he defined.
Turning to this weekend’s crew, Frank hopes to have key striker Ivan Toney to be had to start out towards Brighton.
The 25-year-old, who has scored 5 targets this season, got here on as a second-half change towards Chelsea having been one of the most Brentford avid gamers to have reduced in size the virus.
“Let’s see, nevertheless it’s no secret that if he’s are compatible and to be had I want to get started him and take a look at to play him as many mins as imaginable,” stated Frank of Toney.