FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Brentford v Bristol City fixture

Brentford prepare to entertain Bristol City at Griffin Park at lunchtime on Friday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bees are clearly on top, winning 53.57% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was just last season, in August 2002, the Bees carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Tue 11 FebBristol City0 - 0BrentfordLD2
2002/2003Tue 13 AugBrentford1-0Bristol CityLD2
2001/2002Sat 02 MarBristol City0 - 2BrentfordLD2
2001/2002Tue 18 SepBrentford2 - 2Bristol CityLD2
2000/2001Tue 20 FebBrentford2 - 1Bristol CityLD2
2000/2001Tue 12 DecBristol City1 - 2BrentfordLD2
2000/2001Tue 05 SepBrentford2 - 1Bristol CityLC

Recent respective form guides

Brentford are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 18 goals for the Bees, with 9 goals against.

Bristol City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Robins's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Brentford find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 22 matches. Bristol City's total of 34 points from their 22 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division Two.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bees go into their game against Bristol City in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Brentford Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Bristol City Not won in previous 3 away matches.