Fulham and Brentford meet forces at Craven Cottage, in a match for the 38 th round of the Championship. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head for this edition of the league, played on 14‑12‑2019, Brentford won at home by (1‑0). The head-to-head record at this stadium is favorable to the away team, which in the last 4 games has won 1 and tied 3. but the last time these two teams met at this stadium was on 14‑04‑2018, for the Championship , which ended in a draw by (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by A. Mitrović (70 ‘), for Fulham, and N. Maupay (90’), by Brentford. Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results at home and away.
After 18 wins, 10 draws and 9 losses, the home team is currently in 3rd place, with 64 points won. In their last match, they tied in a draw against Bristol City by (1‑1), after in the previous match they had won (2‑0) at home, in a match against Preston North End. This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 16 goals scored and 17 suffered; against 10 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses in his stadium, with 24 goals scored and 19 suffered. For the championship, Fulham conquered 21 points out of 30 possible, after 7 wins and 3 losses in the last 10 games they played in their stadium. His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 37 matches in the competition, he suffered the first goal 15 times and only got 1 comeback.
Fulham comes to this game after a draw, one ball, on the trip to the Bristol City arena, thus adding the fourth consecutive game without losing in this championship. We remember that the local team is in the fight for the top positions on the leaderboard, that is, it needs to win. In this game against Brentford, coach Scott Parker will have to present a very offensive team on the field, taking full advantage of the rival’s offensive weaknesses. Striker Aleksandar Mitrovic is one of the greatest dangers on the attacking front and is very competent when it comes to scoring: he has 23 goals scored. For this match, the coach will not have Kongolo, Onomah, Bryan and Le Marchand, all injured.
The visiting team is currently in 4th position, with 60 points won, after 17 wins, 9 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Cardiff City, by (2‑2). In the last match, they won at home against Sheffield Wednesday, by (5‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 27 goals scored and 14 suffered; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium, with 32 goals scored and 13 suffered. For the championship, Brentford conquered 10 points in 30 possible, after 2 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats in the last 10 games he played as a visitor. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 37 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 15 times and only got 2 comebacks.
Brentford’s team enters this game with a 5×0 victory against Sheffield Wednesday, returning to triumphs after five straight games without a win in this competition: the team’s goals were scored by Fosu, Marcondes, Mbuemo and Da Silva (2 ). In case of victory, the visiting club will be only 1 point away from rival Fulham. By playing away from home, coach Thomas Frank should favor the low or mid block and counterattacks, thus exploring the space in the opponent’s back. Number 11 Ollie Watkins excels at Brentford at this stage of the season, with 22 goals scored. All players are available for this game.