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Stats Zone: Middlesbrough

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

29 September 2017

The Match in Numbers

3 – Draws between the two

6 – Both teams have scored in just three of the last nine meetings

7 – Bees wins over Boro

12 – Britt Assombalonga is the Championship’s most caught offside player this term

13 – Boro wins over The Bees

16 – Ollie Watkins leads the second tier in shots blocked

18 – Boro fans have seen the second-lowest number of goals in Championship games this campaign

23 – Romaine Sawyers leads the way in short distance, chance-creating passes 

94 – The Bees have attempted 24 more shots from outside the box than anyone else in the second-tier

1938 – The Bees last win over Boro on Teeside, we’ve lost our last six visits there

5039 – Only Nottingham Forest have attempted more passes than The Bees this campaign

The First Meeting

2 February 1907, FA Cup Second Round, Brentford 1 Middlesbrough 0

Brentford: Williams, Watson, Taylor, Jay, Parsonage, Tomlinson, Pentland, Hagan, Corbett, McAllister, Underwood

Pat Hagan scores only goal as 21,000 turn up to see Bees beat star-studded First-Division Boro

The Last Meeting

12 January 2016, Sky Bet Championship, Brentford 0 Middlesbrough 1

Brentford: Button, Colin, Dean, Tarkowski, Bidwell, Woods, Swift (Djuricin 73), Diagouraga, Saunders (Canos 63), Judge, Vibe (Hofmann 81)

Daniel Ayala scores the only goal on the hour as Boro take the points in West London

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