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Stats Zone: Ipswich Town vs Brentford

3 March 2017

The facts and figures behind tomorrow's meeting at Portman Road

The match in numbers

3 - Brentford wins over Ipswich

4 - Draws between The Bees and Town

5 - Both sides have scored in our last five away league games

6 - Ipswich wins over The Bees

7 - The Tractor Boys haven't kept a clean sheet at home in seven league games

8 - No Sky Bet Championship side has scored as many goals from throughballs as Dean Smith's men

9 - Scott Duncan has shown more red cards than any other referee in the Championship this campaign

32 - Don't leave Bees games early with the last 15 minutes producing more goals than anywhere else in the second tier

37 - No Championship side has scored more goals from inside the box than The Bees

49 - On the subject of goals, the next will be the 50th goal in a Brentford game in 2017

124 - Christophe Berra has made more interceptions than any other Championship player

365 - Mick McCarthy's side have registered the fewest attempts on goal in the division

1887 - The Tractor Boys have been involved in more aerial duals than any other second tier team


More pre-match build-up

Dean Smith expecting "good game" against The Tractor Boys

Rico Henry: "We just have to bring it to Ipswich Town”

Match Preview

East Anglian Daily Times' Stuart Watson on what to expect from Mick McCarthy's side


The First Meeting

12 November 1955, Football League Division Three South - Brentford 3 Ipswich Town 2

Brentford XI: Cakebread; Tickridge, Coote, Rainford, Robinson, Roe, Pearson, Morgan, Francis, Taylor, Towers

Wendell Morgan and Jim Towers continue their fine goalscoring form, while George Francis adds his first of the season to win it at Griffin Park.

The Last Meeting

13 August 2016, Sky Bet Championship - Brentford 2 Ipswich Town 0

Brentford XI: Bentley, Colin (Saunders 67), Egan, Dean, Elder, Yennaris (McEachran 90 +0:30), Woods, Clarke, Macleod (Kerschbaumer 90), Sawyers, Hogan

John Egan scores twice on his home debut to secure the three points


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