1 – Tonight is AFC Wimbledon’s first ever home EFL Cup tie
3 – Wimbledon defender Paul Robinson has scored in three of his five games against The Bees
6 – The Dons have lost all six of their previous EFL Cup ties
8 – The only previous competitive meeting was an eight-goal thriller in the EFL Trophy in 2013, The Bees winning 5-3 in the end at Griffin Park.
9 – The Bees have failed to make it past the first round in nine of the last 14 seasons
9 – We have netted nine goals in our last eight EFL Cup ties, all of them coming against Dagenham and Redbridge in two first-round wins in 2013 and 2014
12 – Our 6-6 draw against The Daggers in 2014, remains the highest scoring draw ever in EFL Cup history
524 – Only Norwich City and Nottingham Forest attempted more passes on the opening weekend of the Sky Bet Championship season than The Bees
1,300 – Advanced tickets sold to Bees fans for tonight’s game, with a further 200 available on the turnstiles at AFC Wimbledon
The Last Meeting
Brentford 5 AFC Wimbledon 3 - EFL Trophy, 3 September 2013, Griffin Park
Brentford: Button; Logan (Venta 45), Nugent, O'Connor, Barron (Pierre 45); Saunders, Saville (Reeves 22), Diagouraga, Dallas; El-Alagui, Norris
Farid El-Alagui's double with strikes from Luke Norris, Javi Venta, and Ben Nugent secure progress for Uwe Rosler's Bees.