The new Sky Bet Championship season is simply twenty nine days away as Thomas Frank’s facet play their 1st pre-season fixture
tonight against Sky Bet League One facet AFC Wimbledon. Below you may realize all the match details prior to our trip to the cerise Records stadium.
AFC Wimbledon face Championship opposition with Brentford visiting the cherry red Records arena on weekday (7.45 pm kick-off)
Following a 1-0 win at Wexford on weekday, ara} are gears up for a primary summer friendly at the cherry Records arena.
Bees Head Coach Thomas Frank are reaching to engineer a play-off push within the Sky Bet Championship in 2019/20 once last season’s eleventh place end.
Brentford square measure thus probably to supply a tricky take a look at on weekday,
MATCH PREVIEW: Wigan Athletic vs Brentford
Wally Downes is looking forward to his young squad being put to the test against Championship opposition tonight.
Our first home pre-season friendly at The Cherry Red Records Stadium is against Brentford, one of Wally’s former clubs, with kick-off at 7.45pm.
however former Brentford manager muggins Downes are seeking to create on his excellent begin back with
The Dons and tomorrow’s match offers a primary probability to look at Wimbledon on home turf this summer.
Brentford last visited suburbia nearly 2 years past with extra-time needed to separate the 2 sides,
the Bees eventually border it 3-1 (the image on top of shows Anthony Hartigan in action throughout that match).
Team News of Wigan Athletic vs Brentford
Under former Brentford manager muggins Downes, The Dons place along a noteworthy run of type to preserve their Sky Bet League One standing on the ultimate day of last season.
Marooned at one stage 10 points from safety, a run of only 1 loss in twelve games ensured a fourth consecutive season within the third tier.
A club legend throughout his days with the Wimbledon Crazy Gang,
Downes created quite two hundred league appearances for The Dons before getting in coaching job at Crystal Palace underneath Steve Coppell within the early late Eighties.
He spent twelve years at Palace before heading to griffin Park as assistant manager in 2000.
once Steve Coppell left in 2002, Downes was handed the highest job.
He guided a young Brentford facet to sixteenth throughout his 1st season however was despoiled in March 2004 with The Bees wanting destined for relegation.
additional coaching job roles at Reading, Southampton, West Ham United, and Kerala Blasters followed before he was appointed Dons manager last Dec.
H2H Wigan Athletic vs Brentford
AFC Wimbledon last played Brentford in 2017 in a Carabao Cup match. They drew 1-1.
These two teams have played each other 2 times in the last decade. Brentford have won 1 and their opponents 0. A total of 1 matches have resulted in a draw.
Contests between these two teams have averaged 5.0 goals a match. AFC Wimbledon average 2.0 goals and Brentford have an average of 3.0.
In head-to-head matches the travelling team has triumphed in 0% of matches. The home team has won 50% of the matches played.
Sky Bet Championship
Wigan Athletic vs Brentford
3:00pm Saturday 9th November