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Stats Zone: Wigan Athletic vs Brentford

20 January 2017

The numbers behind tomorrow's meeting at the DW Stadium

The Match in Numbers

6 - You need to go back to 2001 for the last time both teams scored in this fixture, a run of six matches

7 - Defeat for Wigan tomorrow would set a new record for consecutive home league defeats

7 - Brentford wins over Wigan

8 - Home fans have seen just eight Wigan goals this season, the lowest for any home team in the Championship

9 - Draws between the two sides

18 - Wigan wins over The Bees

21 - The Latics are the Sky Bet Championship's lowest scorers so far this campaign

113 - Wigan have been ahead for just 113 minutes at home this season, the lowest in the second tier

175 - Yanic Wildschut has attempted the most dribbles of any Championship player this term

241 - The Bees have blocked the most passes in the second tier this season

2001 - The year of Brentford's only win in five visits to the DW Stadium

The First Meeting

4 September 1982, Football League Division Three - Wigan Athletic 3 Brentford 2
Brentford: Paddy Roche, Barry Tucker, Graham Wilkins, Bob Booker, Alan Whitehead, Terry Hurlock, Chris Kamara, Francis Joseph, Tony Mahoney, Stan Bowles, Gary Roberts, (Gary Johnson)
Francis Joseph and Tony Mahoney goals not enough as Wigan score twice from the spot on way to victory

The Last Meeting

1 October 2016, Sky Bet Championship - Brentford  Wigan Athletic 0
Brentford: Bentley, Colin, Dean, Egan, Bjelland, McCormack (McEachran 80), Yennaris, Clarke (Macleod 72), Vibe (KaiKai 65), Sawyers, Hogan
Bees extend unbeaten home run to ten but can find no way past a stubborn Wigan backline

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