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Stats Zone: Burton Albion

The facts and figures ahead of tonight's trip to The Pirelli Stadium

6 March 2018

The Match in Numbers

0 – Brentford are unbeaten in all three competitive meetings with Burton Albion (two wins, one draw)

3 – Both teams have scored in all three of those meetings

4 -  Nigel Clough’s side have scored just four goals in their last eight home league games

9 – The Brewers have picked up nine points from a possible 51 on home soil this season

10 – Dean Smith’s men have scored first in a league-high 10 away games this campaign

11 – Both teams have scored in just one of our last 11 games in all competitions (five wins, one draw, five defeats)

36 – No side has conceded more second-half goals than Burton, while only one side has scored more second-half goals than The Bees

38 - Lucas Akins has been directly involved, scoring or assisting, in 38 per cent of Burton's league goals 

115 – Ollie Watkins is the only Championship player to have attempted more than 100 shots this term

286 – Burton’s shot tally is the lowest in the Championship and 317 fewer than The Bees have attempted this campaign

350 – The Brewers have committed the fewest goals in the second tier

6,192 - The Pirelli Stadium is the smallest, by capacity, in the Championship

The First Meeting

Brentford 2 Burton Albion 1 - Sky Bet Championship, 17 December 2016

Brentford: Bentley, Colin, Egan, Dean, Bjelland, Barbet (Field 77), McEachran (Vibe 64), Woods, Yennaris, Sawyers, Hogan

Scott Hogan's double settles the first ever meeting between the two sides

The Last Meeting

Brentford 1 Burton Albion 1 - Sky Bet Championship, 21 November 2017

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

A late Ben Turner goal cancels out Florian Jozefzoon's stunning free-kick as The Brewers take a point off The Bees for the first-time

There will be no Pay on the Day for Brentford fans this evening. If you haven't got a ticket then join Mark Burridge and co on iFollow Brentford for live full-match commentary from 7.15pm. Supporters outside the UK and Ireland can also buy a match pass for £5 to watch tonight's game live. Click here for more details

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