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Stats Zone: Aston Villa

31 January 2017

The facts and figures behind tonight's match at Griffin Park

The match in numbers

0 - Brentford have never beaten Villa in nine attempts

2 - Villa have won just twice away from home this season

3 - Draws between the two sides

5 - Both teams have scored in only five of Villa’s 14 away league games this season

6 - Villa wins over The Bees

7 - Steve Bruce's side are the lowest away scorers in Sky Bet Championship this campaign

41 - Romaine Sawyers has made the sixth most key passes in the second tier this season

67 - Villa have been shown the most yellow cards in the Championship this season but are one of only three teams without a red

75 - Jack Grealish is the most fouled player in the league

111 - New Villa signing Conor Hourihane has attempted the most tackles this season

1947 - The last time the two sides met in the league at Griffin Park, Villa running out 2-0 winners on that occasion

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

14 September 2016, Sky Bet Championship - Aston Villa 1 Brentford 1

Brentford: Bentley, Colin, Dean, Egan, Bjelland, Yennaris (McEachran 83), Woods, Clarke (KaiKai 56), Sawyers, Macleod (Vibe 77), Hogan

A late John Egan goal secures a deserved point for The Bees at Villa Park

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