Huddersfield Town open their 2016/17 Sky Bet Championship campaign with the opportunity to exact revenge for the humiliating 5-1 defeat at the hands of Brentford on the final day of last season.
The Terriers shipped four goals in a dismal second-half showing back in May to bring down the curtain on a season to forget for all concerned with the club.
Yet there is renewed optimism around the John Smith's Stadium this season as David Wagner has embarked on his first summer at the club by rejuvenating the squad with no less than 12 new signings to date.
Ahead of the clash, the Examiner caught up with Tom Moore, Sports Writer at Get West London , to get his thoughts on the season opener.
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How has Brentford's pre-season gone?
Dean Smith has done Brentford's pre-season 'by numbers' insofar as he has given time on the pitch to every player rather than focusing on the result.
Saturday's performance at Millwall was poor and the head coach had words with the players at half-time but there was little improvement on show in the second 45 minutes.
Smith will be hoping his strategy has paid off when they run out at the John Smith's Stadium this weekend.
What are the fans expecting from the club this season?
Brentford fans accept they have one of the smallest budgets in the division and, in order to comply with Financial Fair Play, they must sell players.
The expectation is to have a strong season and be looking to sneak into the play-offs come May, although a mid-table finish will be acceptable as well.
Where do you think Brentford will finish this season?
I believe Brentford are in the group of sides that can either finish sixth or 18, such is the competitive nature of the Championship.
I don't think they have the budget or squad to compete with the likes of Newcastle, Norwich, Derby, Brighton and Sheffield Wednesday.
But I believe they are stronger than some of the teams who were down the bottom of the league last season and the sides coming up.
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What do you make of Huddersfield Town's chances this year?
I would put Huddersfield in the same category as Brentford. David Wagner is a good manager and has had a pre-season to get his ideas together.
Like Brentford, they don't have the budget to compete with the sides at the top of the table and, as such, must try and do things differently to gain a competitive edge.
His relationship with Jurgen Klopp will also help as I would expect Huddersfield to benefit from Liverpool's best young players much like Middlesbrough and Aitor Karanka did from Chelsea and Jose Mourinho.
How many points do you expect the Bees to take off Town?
Brentford took all six points off Huddersfield last season, winning 4-2 at Griffin Park and winning 5-1 at the John Smith's Stadium last season.
It would be foolish to predict another big win as it's a new season with new players and the early-season optimism.
I would, though, back Brentford to come back from Huddersfield with at least a point and claim a win at Griffin Park.