Millwall and Brentford meet in The Den, in a match for the 43rd round of the Championship. Brentford won at home (2-0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 03-11-2018. The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which records 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 matches. In this game the home factor may be decisive, since Brentford presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
After 10 wins, 12 draws and 19 losses, the home team is currently in the 20th position, with 42 points won. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Queens Park Rangers, by (0-0). In the last match, they tied in an away match against Sheffield United, by (1-1). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 19 goals scored and 23 conceded; against 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 16 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for the championship the Millwall won 3, tied 4 and lost 3, so they have won 13 points out of 30 possible. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 41 matches in this competition, he only managed 3 comebacks in the 23 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 20 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 11 of their 24 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Millwall comes to this game with a draw, by 1-1, in the move to the arena of Sheffield United, thus adding the third consecutive game without losing in the championship: the only goal of the team was scored by Copper at minute 95. In this home game, coach Neil Harris must play in the usual 4-4-2, favoring possession of the ball and attacks organized by the right flank. Lee Gregory is the best marker of the Millwall, with 10 goals scored. When observing the 20 parties played in their stadium, it is possible to verify that the premises presented some offensive difficulties, since they scored on average 1.2 goals per game. For this game the local coach can count on all his players.
The away team is currently in the 14 th position of the league, with 54 points won, after 14 wins, 12 draws and 16 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Ipswich Town, by (2-0). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Reading (2-1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 5 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 16 goals scored and 28 conceded; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 35 goals scored and 20 suffered. For the championship, Brentford won 9 points out of 30 possible, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 home matches. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it was not very strong defensively. In 42 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 21 times and only managed 3 comebacks.
The Brentford comes to this game with a defeat, by 2-1, in the displacement to the field of Reading, placing a final point to the two games in a row without losing in this competition: Maupay scored the only goal of the team. In this away game, coach Thomas Frank must line up his team in a 3-4-3, favoring the organization of his block and the rapid transitions. Neal Maupay is the best marker of the visiting team, with 22 goals scored. As for goals away from home, Brentford scored an average of 1 goal and suffered on average 1.67 goals per game, showing some weaknesses, both in the offensive and defensive sectors. The entire template will be available for this game.