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Stats Zone: Burton Albion

The numbers behind our battle with The Brewers

21 November 2017

0: Brentford are yet to lose to The Brewers.

2: Brentford and Burton have only met two times in history.

3: Lloyd Dyer, Burton’s top goal-scorer, has three goals to his name this season.   

4: The Brewers have four clean sheets on the road this term; the second-highest tally in the Championship.

5: Florian Jozefzoon’s five assists rank him as one of the top creators in the Championship.

8: There were eight goals scored during the last meeting between the two sides as Brentford won 5-3 at The Pirelli Stadium.

11: During his previous stint at the club, Nigel Clough became Albion’s longest-serving Manager with eleven years at the helm.  

13: With 13 chances created (One assist, 12 key passes), Lukas Akins is Burton’s top creator this term.

55: The Bees have an average possession rate of 55 per cent so far this season compared to Burton’s 44 per cent.  

67: Formed in 1950, Burton have been in existence for 67 years, making them one of the youngest clubs in the division.

78: Brentford have a 78 per cent pass completion rate this campaign. On average, Burton complete 67 per cent of their passes.   

6,192: Capable of holding 6,192 spectators,The Pirelli Stadium has the smallest capacity of any ground in the Championship.

 

Last Meeting

18 March 2017, Sky Bet Championship, Burton Albion 3 Brentford 5

Sergi Canós and Lasse Vibe both scored twice as Brentford came from 3-1 down to record a thumping win over Burton Albion.

The Bees may have been down and out as they trailed by two at the break after a first half that the hosts had the better of.

But two goals before the hour mark levelled it up and Brentford never looked back. Vibe got his second of the game and then crossed for Jota to make it 5-3 and seal a win that looked unlikely midway through the match.

 

Brentford: Bentley; Colin, Dean, Barbet, Field; Woods; Jota, Kerschbaumer (sub Yennaris 63 mins), Sawyers (sub McCormack 78 mins), Canós (sub Jozefzoon 72 mins); Vibe

Subs not used: Bonham, Egan, Clarke, Shaibu


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