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Stats Zone: Sheffield Wednesday

The facts and figures ahead of tomorrow's game against The Owls

29 December 2017

The Match in Numbers

1 – Wednesday’s win over Nottingham Forest on Boxing Day was their first in eight Sky Bet Championship attempts

2 – The Owls have conceded just twice away from home in the opening 45 minutes this campaign

3 – Romaine Sawyers to Lasse Vibe is the second most common assist to goal scorer combination

10 – Brentford wins over The Owls

11 – The Bees are unbeaten in 11 at Griffin Park in the league, our best run since 1951

13 – Sheffield Wednesday wins over The Bees

14 – Draws between the two

15 – Only Wolverhampton Wanderers have taken more leads in games than The Bees

27 – Only Sunderland and Birmingham City has used more players than The Owls this campaign

83 – Dean Smith’s side are all-but guaranteed to end 2017 as the top scorers in the Sky Bet Championship

2010 – A single Charlie MacDonald goal earned us our most recent home win over The Owls, two defeats and two draws since then

The First Meeting

5 October 1935, Football League Division One - Brentford 2 Sheffield Wednesday 2

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

George Robson and Billy Scott with the goals as The Bees are held at Griffin Park

The Last Meeting

12 September 2017, Sky Bet Championship - Sheffield Wednesday 2 Brentford 1

Brentford XI: Bentley, Dalsgaard, Barbet, Egan, Henry, Yennaris (Shaibu), Woods, Sawyers, Clarke (Jozefzoon), Watkins (McEachran), Maupay

Wednesday come from behind to take the points after Nico Yennaris' opener

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