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Brentford dealt major blow as David Raya set for lengthy injury lay-off

Brentford dealt major blow as David Raya set for lengthy injury lay-off

A concerning injury update on Brentford goalkeeper David Raya has emerged on Tuesday evening.

Brentford lose to Leicester

Brentford would be in Premier League action against Leicester City on Sunday.

The Bees headed into the tie having enjoyed a fine start to life in the Premier League – playing some eye-catching football whilst also giving the bigger sides a run for their money.

Against Leicester, however, Thomas Frank’s side came up short. Youri Tielemans fired the Foxes into the lead after 14 minutes. Brentford then equalised after the hour-mark but a James Maddison strike 14 minutes later ensured that Leicester secured all three points.

Brentford dealt Raya blow

Missing out on any points was not the worst thing to happen to Brentford this weekend, however.

Both Bryan Mbeumo and Ethan Pinnock picked up injuries during the clash and are set to miss the League Cup tie with Stoke on Wednesday:

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Elsewhere, though he finished the clash, David Raya also picked up an injury vs Leicester, which Brentford have confirmed is now set to keep the Spaniard out for between four and five months.

David Raya is set to be out for between four and five months due to a knee injury sustained on Sunday

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This article was edited by Ben Browning.