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Stats Zone: Preston North End

The facts and figures ahead of tomorrow's trip to Deepdale

27 October 2017

The Match in Numbers

- There has never been a goalless draw in this fixture at Deepdale

7 – We have failed to win just two of our last nine games against North End

12 – Draws between the two sides

14 – We average two goals a game on our last seven trips to Deepdale

19 – Preston wins over The Bees

21 – Brentford wins over North End

31 – North End lead the league in yellow cards

33 – Dean Smith’s side have registered more shots on target away from home that any other Championship side

46 – Jordan Hugill has committed the most fouls of any second tier player

98 – Goals in the 25 league games between the two sides at Deepdale

234 - The Bees have had 39 more shots than any other Championship side this season

The First Meeting

14 January 1911, FA Cup First Round - Brentford 0 Preston North End 1 

Brentford XI: Ling; Rhodes, Buxton, Richards, Hamilton, Kennedy, Ryalls, Bartlett, Reid, Hollinrake, Anderson 

First Division Preston are a big test for Southern League Brentford, but narrowly escape an upset with a goal from the penalty spot.

The Last Meeting

11 February 2017, Sky Bet Championship, Preston North End 4 Brentford 2

Brentford XI: Bentley; Colin, Dean, Bjelland, Field; Yennaris (Sawyers), McEachran (Kerschbaumer), Woods; Jota, Jozefzoon (Canos), Vibe

North End take the points despite goals from Tom Field and Maxime Colin

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