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Stats Zone: Aston Villa

The facts and figures ahead of our Boxing Day clash with Villa

24 December 2017

The Match in Numbers

1 – Bees wins over Aston Villa

4 – Draws between the two

5 – Both teams have scored in just six of the 11 meetings between the two

6 – Villa wins over Brentford

7 – Seven of the last nine goals Villa have conceded have been scored in the opening 26 minutes

10 – The Bees are unbeaten since August at Griffin Park

12 – Only Wolverhampton Wanderers have conceded fewer goals on the road than Villa

35 – Goals in the 11 encounters between the two

42 – Only Norwich City have scored more second tier home goals in 2017 than The Bees

199 – Dean Smith’s side have attempted the most shots at home in the second tier

The First Meeting

21 September 1935, Football League Division One - Brentford 1 Aston Villa 2

Brentford: Mathieson, Bateman, Poyser, McKenzie, James, Watson, Hopkins, Robson, Holliday, Scott, Fletcher 

Nearly 30,000 see Bees beaten at Griffin Park in Division One despite Jack Holliday goal

The Last Meeting

9 September 2017, Sky Bet Championship - Aston Villa 0 Brentford 0

Brentford: Bentley; Dalsgaard, Egan, Barbet, Henry (Bjelland); Woods, Yennaris, Sawyers; Watkins, Canos (Clarke), Maupay (Shaibu)

Sam Johnstone's heroics deny The Bees a first ever win at Villa Park


There's nothing quite like football on Boxing Day, especially this season, as The Bees face Aston Villa at Griffin Park. Get your tickets from £25 adults and £8 Juniors. Buy online here now.


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