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Brentford will be facing visitors Sheffield Wednesday at Brentford Community Stadium in this Championship clash on Wednesday.
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Brentford will be hoping for a better result following a 2-0 Championship losing effort in their last game against Coventry City.
In that game, Brentford had 62% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 2 on target. For their opponents, Coventry City had 11 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Tyler Walker (19', 55') scored for Coventry City.
Fixtures involving Brentford have tended to be entertaining encounters lately with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past 6 games alone, the sum of 21 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 11 of those coming from The Bees.
Ahead of this meeting, Brentford are unbeaten in the league by Sheffield Wednesday in their previous 2 matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Birmingham City in Championship competition, Sheffield Wednesday and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Sheffield Wednesday had 46% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Birmingham City got 7 shots at goal with 2 on target. Scott Hogan (63') scored for Birmingham City.
Throughout their six previous matches, Neil Thompson's Sheffield Wednesday have slotted home 6 times - earning them the goals per game average of 1.
Leading up to this clash, Sheffield Wednesday:
- haven't beaten Brentford in away games against them for the last 4 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 30/12/2017 shows us that Brentford have won 4 of them & Sheffield Wednesday 2, with the number of drawn games being 0.
In all, 17 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 12 for The Bees and 5 created by The Owls. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The previous league game between these sides was Championship match day 6 on 21/10/2020 when the final score was Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 Brentford.
On that day, Sheffield Wednesday managed 47% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer was Callum Paterson (25').
Brentford had 14 shots on goal with 5 on target. Ivan Toney (7', 30') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Darren Bond.
Team News: Brentford
Almost everyone can be considered, as there’s just the sole fitness concern for the Brentford gaffer Thomas Frank to be concerned with from of an almost fully healthy group. Shandon Baptiste (Knee Surgery) is out of contention.
Team News: Sheffield Wednesday
Thanks to a completely injury-free group to choose from, Sheffield Wednesday boss Neil Thompson doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this match. Liam Shaw will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
In this match, Brentford are likely to convert a lot of goal-scoring opportunities.
At the same time, Sheffield Wednesday are also probably going to find it difficult to get shooting opportunities although we do think that they will probably end up hitting back at some stage.
We reckon that it will be a fairly comfortable 3-1 victory for Brentford after 90 minutes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Brentford Community Stadium (17,250)
Captain: Pontus Jansson
Chairman: Cliff Crown
Manager: Thomas Frank
Competitions: Championship position 2
⭐ Key Man: Ivan Toney
Normally used in the Striker position, Ivan Toney was born in England. After having made a senior debut playing for Northampton Town in the 2013 - 2014 season, the talented Forward has accumulated 23 league goals in this Championship 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 30 appearances.