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Blues aim for first back-to-back wins


Wycombe Wanderers travel to Brentford on Saturday for their 28th league game of the season.

The league table currently shows Wycombe in 22nd place with 23 points and Brentford in 9th spot with 37 points, both sides having played 27 games.


Brentford's Home Record...W 4 - D 5 - L 5 - Pts 17...Ppg 1.21 (Rank-16)

Wycombe's Away Record...W 2 - D 3 - L 8 - Pts 9.....Ppg 0.69 (Rank-22)


Following a crucial 3-0 victory over relegation rivals Rochdale last Saturday, Wycombe will attempt to win two games in a row for the first time this season.

Defender Louis Laing made an impressive debut against Dale as the Blues kept only their second clean sheet of the season, and earlier this week manager Gary Waddock entered the loan-market again to sign experienced midfielder James Harper from Hull City.

In injury news, Leon Johnson returned to training this week and Matt McClure made his comeback and scored in a practice match against Watford after five months on the sidelines recovering from a broken ankle.

Brentford may be ninth in the table, but their recent results are poor.

With only one victory since the end of November and none in their last seven games, the Bees' current form is on a par with Wycombe's.

Both sides have collected only three points from their last five league games and sit 21st and 22nd in the form table for that period.

If you extend the form guide to encompass the last ten league games, the Bees have banked eleven points and the Blues ten.

Not much in it then, and with Wycombe unbeaten in their last four visits to Griffin Park, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic if you're that way inclined!

Here are some more stats…


Brentford's last five games (All Competitions)

Lg1: Franchise (H).........Drew 3-3

Lg1: Charlton (A)............Lost 0-2

Lg1: Tranmere (A).........Drew 2-2

Lg1: Walsall (H)............ Drew 0-0

Lg1: Huddersfield (A).......Lost 2-3



Wycombe's last five games (All Competitions)

Lg1: Stevenage (H)..........Lost 0-1

Lg1: Bournemouth (A)......Lost 0-2

Lg1: Huddersfield (H)........Lost 0-6

Lg1: Preston (A)...............Lost 2-3

Lg1: Rochdale (H)............Won 3-0



Brentford Goal Stats (34 games in all Competitions)

Goals Scored (Total)............Lg: 33...Cups: 13...Total: 46

Goals Conceded (Total)........Lg: 33...Cups: 5.....Total: 38

Goals Scored (Home)...........Lg: 17...Cups: 7.....Total: 24

Goals Conceded (Home).......Lg: 18...Cups: 1.....Total: 19

Clean Sheets.......................Lg: 8.....Cups: 4.....Total: 12



Wycombe Goal Stats (32 games in all Competitions)

Goals Scored (Total).............Lg: 33...Cups: 8.....Total: 41

Goals Conceded (Total).........Lg: 49...Cups: 13...Total: 62

Goals Scored (Away)............Lg: 16...Cups: 0.....Total: 16

Goals Conceded (Away)........Lg: 25...Cups: 2.....Total: 27

Clean Sheets........................Lg: 2.....Cups: 0.....Total: 2



Brentford's Top Goal Scorers - (All Competitions)

Gary Alexander.......11 (inc 5 pens)

Sam Saunders..........6

Clayton Donaldson....5

Mike Grella...............4

Leon Legge...............3

Niall McGinn..............3

Three other players have each scored 2 goals.

Seven other players have each scored 1 goal.



Wycombe's Top Goal Scorers - (All Competitions)

Stuart Beavon.........13

Marcello Trotta..........8

Scott Donnelly..........5 (inc 2 pens)

Joel Grant................3

Two other players have scored 2 goals.

Seven other players have each scored 1 goal.



Brentford Shooting (Top-3) - All Competitions

Clay' Donaldson...38 on-target...20 off-target...0 against woodwork

Sam Saunders.....29 on-target...16 off-target...1 against woodwork

Niall McGinn.........15 on-target...26 off-target...2 against woodwork



Wycombe Shooting (Top-3) - All Competitions

Stuart Beavon.....38 on-target...10 off-target...0 against woodwork

Joel Grant...........16 on-target...13 off-target...0 against woodwork

Scott Donnelly.....13 on-target...11 off-target...0 against woodwork



Shooting (Club) - League Games Only

Brentford...143 on target...158 off target...6 against w'work (Rank-6)

Wycombe...123 on target...111 off target...4 against w'work (Rank-23)



Most Assists

Brentford - Donaldson & Saunders...............6

Wycombe - Ainsworth, Beavon & Sandell......3



League Form Guide

All Season


Brentford....Pld: 27...W: 9...D: 10...L: 8....Pts: 37...Pts per game: 1.37

Wycombe....Pld: 27...W: 6...D: 5....L: 16...Pts: 23...Pts per game: 0.85



Last Five league Games

Brentford........DLDDL - 3 points (Rank-21)

Wycombe.........LLLLW - 3 points (Rank-22)



Last Five League Games (Home)

Brentford.......LWDDD - 6 points (Rank-17)



Last Five League Games (Away)

Wycombe........DLDLL - 2 points (Rank-21)



Against Top Half Opposition

Brentford......Pld: 13...Pts: 8...Pts per game: 0.62...(Rank-21)

Wycombe......Pld: 15...Pts: 7...Pts per game: 0.47...(Rank-22)



Against Bottom Half Opposition

Brentford......Pld: 14...Pts: 29...Pts per game: 2.07...(Rank-6)

Wycombe......Pld: 12...Pts: 16...Pts per game: 1.33...(Rank-19)



Previous Meetings

In 29 previous meetings there have been 10 wins for Wycombe, 8 for Brentford and 11 draws.

At Griffin Park the tally is 3 wins for the Bees, 2 for the Blues and 8 draws.

1993/94 FLT: Brentford 2 Wycombe 3

1994/95 LG1: Brentford 0 Wycombe 0

1995/96 LG1: Brentford 1 Wycombe 0

1996/97 LG1: Brentford 0 Wycombe 0

1997/08 LG1: Brentford 1 Wycombe 1

1999/00 LG1: Brentford 0 Wycombe 0

2000/01 LG1: Brentford 0 Wycombe 0

2001/02 LG1: Brentford 1 Wycombe 0

2002/03 LG1: Brentford 1 Wycombe 0

2003/04 LG1: Brentford 1 Wycombe 1

2007/08 LG2: Brentford 1 Wycombe 3

2008/09 LG2: Brentford 3 Wycombe 3

2009/10 LG1: Brentford 1 Wycombe 1



The Man In The Middle

Saturday's man in the middle is Mark Heywood from Cheshire who is enjoying his first season on the National List of Referees. He took charge of Wycombe's 2-1 defeat at Rochdale in October and has so far issued 1 red and 47 yellow cards in 16 games.



Prediction

Brentford 1 Wycombe 1




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Date:Friday January 27 2012

Time: 12:55AM

 

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