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Stats Zone: Nottingham Forest vs Brentford

7 March 2017

The facts and figures behind tonight's visit to The City Ground

The match in numbers

1 – Saturday’s draw was our first game in 2017 with less than three goals in it

2 – Tonight's referee Tim Robinson has only given two penalties in 20 second tier games this campaign

6 – Both teams have scored in our last six league games

8 – Nottingham Forest have been shown the most red cards in the Sky Bet Championship

8 – Draws between the two sides

9 – The Bees lead the second tier in goals scored from throughballs

9 – Forest wins over Brentford

9 – Brentford wins over Forest

22 – Dean Smith's side are the Championship's leading scorers in 2017

75 – Only Rotherham United have picked up a higher percentage of their points at home than Forest, 30 of Gary Brazil's side's 40 points coming at The City Ground

2007 – It's ten years since Forest’s last win over The Bees, since then we have won four and drawn one


More pre-match build-up

Match Preview

Nico Yennaris: "We’ve been getting better defensively and been a big threat down the other end.”

Re-live four Memorable Meetings with Forest

Opposition View: Nottingham Post's Sarah Clapson previews tonight's game


The First Meeting

6 February 1909, FA Cup Second Round - Nottingham Forest 1 Brentford 0
Brentford XI: McIver; Rhodes, Ewing, Badger, Jay, Richards, Ryalls, Sugden, McKenzie, Connelly, Buxton
After beating Gainsborough Trinity in the First Round, The Bees suffered a narrow defeat on their first trip to Forest.

The Last Meeting

16 August 2016, Sky Bet Championship - Brentford 1 Nottingham Forest 0

Brentford XI: Bentley, Colin, Dean, Egan, Elder, Yennaris, Woods, Clarke, Sawyers, Macleod (Saunders 83), Hogan

Scott Hogan's first of the season secures the points at Griffin Park


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