History of the Brentford v Preston North End fixture
Brentford play host to Preston North End at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Bees have recorded 11 wins, and Preston North End have come away with 5 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Brentford was more than a decade ago, in September 1999, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1999/2000||Sat 23 Oct||Preston N.E.||2 - 1||Brentford||League Division Two|
|1999/2000||Sat 25 Sep||Brentford||2-2||Preston N.E.||League Division Two|
|1997/1998||Sat 14 Feb||Brentford||0 - 0||Preston N.E.||League Division Two|
|1997/1998||Sat 04 Oct||Preston N.E.||2 - 1||Brentford||League Division Two|
|1996/1997||Sat 08 Mar||Preston N.E.||1 - 0||Brentford||League Division Two|
|1996/1997||Sat 21 Dec||Brentford||0 - 0||Preston N.E.||League Division Two|
|1991/1992||Sat 07 Mar||Preston N.E.||3 - 2||Brentford||Third Division|
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Recent respective form guides
Brentford are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
Preston North End have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The North End's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Brentford's total of 16 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.
Preston North End lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 13 from their 6 games so far.
Current overall team form
|Preston North End||6||5||1||0||12||4||16|
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Griffin Park for the Bees and the Madmen are unable to see past Preston North End claiming victory in a close match.
|Brentford||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Preston North End||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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