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Stats Zone: Reading

The facts and figures ahead of tomorrow's visit from The Royals

15 September 2017

The Match in Numbers

0 – The Royals are yet to score in the opening 45 minutes of games this campaign
1 – These two sides have drawn just one of the last 11 meetings
8 – Both teams have scored in all but one of our last nine encounters
13 – The last three meetings at Griffin Park have produced 13 goals
23 – Draws between the two
28 – Brentford wins over Reading
36 – Reading wins over The Bees
42 – Dean Smith’s side have registered the most shots on target in the second tier this season
92 – Brentford have completed more key passes than any other side
122 – The Royals have made the fewest clearances in the league this season

The First Meeting

18 October 1901, Southern League Division One - Reading 2 Brentford 0 

Brentford XI: Spicer; Regan, Robson; McEleny, McElhaney, Stormont; McSwan, McLeod, Turnbull, Shanks, Andrews 

Reading score a goal either side of half time as newly promoted Brentford continue their struggle against bigger opponents in Southern League Division One.

The Last Meeting

14 February 2017, Sky Bet Championship - Reading 3 Brentford 2 

Brentford XI: Bentley, Colin, Dean, Bjelland, Field, McEachran, Yennaris (Kerschbaumer 84), Woods, Jota (Clarke 80), Vibe, Canos (Jozefzoon 61) 

Reading strike twice late on to take the points at The Madejski Stadum

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