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Stats Zone: Cardiff City

7 April 2017

The facts and figures ahead of Saturday's trip to South Wales

The match in numbers

1 - There's only been one draw in the last nine meetings between these two

5 - Lasse Vibe is The Bees in form man having scored five goals in his last five away games

8 - Brentford have netted in each of their last eight away games

9 - Both teams have scored in nine of the last ten meetings in South Wales

12 - Draws between the two sides

14 - Brentford wins over Cardiff City

17 - Only Birmingham City had struck the woodwork more than Cardiff this campaign

19 - Bluebird wins over The Bees

35 - Dean Smith's side have scored six more goals than anyone else in the second tier in 2017

53 - Bluebirds defender Sean Morrison has registered the most headed efforts on goal this campaign

66 - Only fans of Rotherham United have seen more goals in away matches than Bees fans

6915 - Cardiff have completed the second fewest short passes in the second tier

The First Meeting

10 January 1931, FA Cup Third Round - Brentford 2 Cardiff City 2
Brentford: Nash, Stevenson, Adamson, Lawson, Bain, Salt, Foster, W Lane, J Lane, Blakemore, Berry
Goals from Berry and Bill Lane earn replay for Bees against City

The Last Meeting

26 December 2016, Sky Bet Championship - Brentford 2 Cardiff City 2
Brentford: Bentley, Egan, Dean, Bjelland (Hofmann 77), Colin, Woods, Yennaris, Field, Vibe (KaiKai 63), Hogan, Sawyers (McEachran 63)
Sullay Kaikai nets twice late on to secure a point for The Bees at Griffin Park

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