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Stats Zone: Reading vs Brentford

14 February 2017

The facts and figures behind tonight's game at The Madejski Stadium

The match in numbers

2 - The Bees have scored twice on each of the last three visits to The Madejski Stadium, winning all three

4 - Yann Kermogant holds the joint lead for most shots hitting the post in the second tier this season

7 - Dean Smith's side have scored eight goals by seven different scorers since the departure of Scott Hogan

11 - The Royals have been awarded the most penalties in the Sky Bet Championship this campaign

13 - Jaap Stam's side have attempted the fewest shots from inside the six yard box this season

25 - Our six league games in 2017 have produced more than four goals a game so far

29 - Draws between the two teams

36 - Brentford wins over Reading

38 - Royals defender Liam Moore has blocked more shots than anyone else in the second tier

46 - Reading wins over The Bees

109 - Ali Al-Habsi has been a busy man this season, making the second most saves in the division

2000 - The last time The Bees lost at The Madejski

The First Meeting

18 October 1901, Southern League Division One - Reading 2 Brentford 0
Brentford XI: Spicer; Regan, Robson; McEleny, McElhaney, Stormont; McSwan, McLeod, Turnbull, Shanks, Andrews
Reading score a goal either side of half time as newly promoted Brentford continue their struggle against bigger opponents in Southern League Division One.

The Last Meeting

27 September 2016, Sky Bet Championship - Brentford 4 Reading 1
Brentford XI: Bentley, Colin, Dean, Egan, Bjelland (Barbet 70), McCormack (McEachran 85), Yennaris, Clarke, Sawyers, Vibe (KaiKai 88), Hogan
Josh Clarke and Maxime Colin net their first Bees goals to help Dean Smith's side on way to comfortable win at Griffin Park

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