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Stats Zone: Sheffield Wednesday

The key numbers ahead of tonight's trip to Hillsborough

12 September 2017

The Match in Numbers

0 – We are one of three teams yet to score away from home in the league

4 – We have lost on just four of our last 11 visits to Hillsborough, winning four and drawing three of the other seven

6 – The Bees have allowed the fewest shots on target away from home in the Championship so far this season

7 – Both teams have scored in Wednesday’s last seven games at Hillsborough

9 – The number of points Dean Smith has taken from his six games against Wednesday as a Head Coach - two wins, three draws, and one defeat

10 – Brentford wins over Wednesday

11 – Ollie Watkins has had more shots blocked than any other second tier player

12 – Sheffield Wednesday wins over The Bees

14 – Draws between the two

15 – Only one player has successfully completed more key passes than Ollie Watkins and Romaine Sawyers in the Championship

111 – We have registered the most shots in the second tier this campaign

1981 – You’d need to go back to January 1981 for the last time that we were involved in three straight goalless draws in the league

The First Meeting

5 October 1935, Football League Division One - Brentford 2 Sheffield Wednesday 2

Brentford XI: Mathieson, Bateman, Poyser, McKenzie, James, Watson, Hopkins, Robson, Holliday, Scott, Fletcher

George Robson and Billy Scott with the goals as The Bees are held at Griffin Park

The Last Meeting

21 February 2017, Sky Bet Championship - Sheffield Wednesday 1 Brentford 2

Brentford XI: Bentley, Colin, Dean, Egan, Henry (Field 82), Yennaris, Woods, McEachran (Kerschbaumer 52), Sawyers, Jota, Canos (Jozefzoon 63)

John Egan and Harlee Dean head home the first-half goals as The Bees withstand late pressure to win at Hillsborough


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