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Stats Zone: Preston North End

The facts and figures ahead of tomorrow's visit from North End

9 February 2018

The Match in Numbers

0 – The last seven games involving The Bees have all been won to nil

3 – Alex Neil’s men have conceded just once in their last four away league games

7 – The Bees have failed to win just one of the last eight against North End

11 – No side has netted more goals in the final ten minutes than Dean Smith’s Bees this campaign

12 – Draws between the two sides

13 – Brentford have found the net in each of the last 13 meetings between the two sides, stretching back to 1998

19 – North End wins over The Bees

20 – The last four meetings between the two have averaged five goals a game

22 – Brentford wins over Preston

42 – North End have the latest average first goal time of any Championship club

70 – Alex Neil’s side lead the second tier in yellow cards

411 – Only the top two have trailed games for fewer minutes than North End this term

531 – The Bees have registered more shots than another else in the top four tiers this campaign

The First Meeting

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

Brentford: 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

28 October 2017, Sky Bet Championship, Preston North End 2 Brentford 3

Brentford: Bentley; Dalsgaard, Egan, Bjelland, Clarke; Yennaris (Sawyers), Mokotjo, Woods; Watkins, Jozefzoon (Canos), Vibe (Maupay)

Nico Yennaris, Romaine Sawyers, and Ollie Watkins net as Bees shade thriller at Deepdale

Tickets for tomorrow's visit from North End are on General Sale now. Help The Bees return to winning ways at Griffin Park from just £23 adults and £6 juniors. Get your tickets now. 

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