Hull City target Andre Gray is only among the Brentford substitutes for the Championship opener with Ipswich.
Three of the summer signings make their debuts, with Andy Gogia and Konstantin Kerschbaumer midfield and Phillip Hofmann starting up front.
Ipswich are without the suspended Christophe Berra while full-back Jonathan Parr (thigh) is also ruled out.
Former Bees captain Jonathan Douglas, who signed for Ipswich earlier in the week, is on the bench.
Brentford: Button, Bidwell, Dean, Hofmann, McCormack, Kerschbaumer, Judge, Diagouraga, Jota, Gogia, Tarkowski.
Subs: Bonham, Bjelland, Gray, Vibe, O’Connell, Yennaris, Barbet.
Ipswich: Bialkowski, Emmanuel, Chambers, Smith, Knudsen, Skuse, Bru, Fraser, Maitland-Niles, Sears, Murphy.
Subs: Gerken, McGoldrick, Pitman, Coke, Douglas, Toure, Yorweth.