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Stats Zone: Bristol City

The facts and figures ahead of tonight's meeting at Griffin Park

15 August 2017

The Match in numbers

- The Robins have been fast starters this season with all four of their Sky Bet Championship goals coming inside the opening 30 minutes

6 - Jota has recorded the most shots on target in the opening two weeks of the league campaign

12 - You need to go back to 1997 for the last time we failed to score at home against The Robins in the league, a run of 12 games

13 - We've found the net 13 times in our last six meetings with Lee Johnson's side

17 - This fixture has produced 17 draws

24 - Both sides have averaged four goals a game in all competitions so far this campaign

26 - Bristol City wins over The Bees

32 - Brentford wins over The Robins

45 - City have had more attempts on goal than anyone else in the second tier this season

50 - If selected, tonight will be Daniel Bentley's 50th Bees appearance

58 - Tonight's match referee Peter Bankes has put his whistle to good use, awarding the most free-kicks in the Championship this term

2007 - It's a decade since The Robins took all three points off The Bees in the league, we've won five and drawn one since then.

The First Meeting

13 January 1906, FA Cup First Round - Brentford 2 Bristol City 1 
Brentford: Whittaker, Watson, Riley, Jay, Parsonage, Robotham, Hartley, Shanks, Corbett, Hodson, Underwood 
Bees progress past First Round for first time in history with win over Robins

The Last Meeting

1 April 2017, Sky Bet Championship - Brentford 2 Bristol City 0 
Brentford: Bentley, Colin, Dean, Barbet, Henry, Kerschbaumer, Woods, Sawyers, Jota, Canos, Vibe 
Sergi Canos and Lasse Vibe net early as Bees wrap up three points at Griffin Park


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