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Author Topic: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread  (Read 6543 times)

Offline manic-road

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #30 on: February 11, 2019, 12:59:17 PM »
2-1 Home win

Offline rougegorge

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #31 on: February 11, 2019, 01:14:27 PM »
Over the past 3 seasons we have struggled against Brentford. This time, there can't be an excuse for being ill-prepared, as Smith knows every one of their players, having also recruited many of them. 

He will know Thomas Frank and the tactics, so the very least I am expecting is for us not to get passed off the field, not to be dominated, and moreover to exploit some of their known weaknesses.


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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #32 on: February 11, 2019, 01:24:45 PM »
Is this a 'must win' game I keep hearing about?

Incidentally, I'm working in Ealing and thinking I might go along on the day, pay at the turnstile and sit quietly in among the Brentford fans, anyone else planning on similar?

Where are you working Jon?

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #33 on: February 11, 2019, 01:31:15 PM »
Is this a 'must win' game I keep hearing about?

Incidentally, I'm working in Ealing and thinking I might go along on the day, pay at the turnstile and sit quietly in among the Brentford fans, anyone else planning on similar?

Where are you working Jon?

Ealing Gateway on the Uxbridge Road, about 100 yards from the council offices.

Offline sirlordbaltimore

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #34 on: February 11, 2019, 01:33:50 PM »


The hoodoo will be broken. 1-3

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #35 on: February 11, 2019, 01:41:40 PM »
Is this a 'must win' game I keep hearing about?

Incidentally, I'm working in Ealing and thinking I might go along on the day, pay at the turnstile and sit quietly in among the Brentford fans, anyone else planning on similar?

Where are you working Jon?

Ealing Gateway on the Uxbridge Road, about 100 yards from the council offices.

PMd

Offline Allan C

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #36 on: February 11, 2019, 07:22:30 PM »
Villa win I think 0-2 

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #37 on: February 11, 2019, 10:39:03 PM »
2-2

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #38 on: February 11, 2019, 11:34:06 PM »
Last year we started with Jedinak and Whelan. Shudders.

SB special. Even he barely played those two as a combination from the start much last season but of course the one game he does it's against one of the most mobile and quick passing teams in the whole league.

Of course "that's the championship for you."

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #39 on: February 11, 2019, 11:50:22 PM »
A defeat I'm afraid.  I want us to win but that same old midfield and those full backs will fuck things up most games.  I hope I am wrong.  Game it on telly, on the red button I believe.

It is the main event on Sky.

https://www.skysports.com/watch/football-on-sky/competitions/championship

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #40 on: February 12, 2019, 10:25:25 AM »
Drove past their new identikit stadium on Sunday afternoon, can't see that being ready for next season.

Offline mr underhill

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #41 on: February 12, 2019, 12:05:37 PM »
If we get beaten I wonder if a Frank in thread will start?

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #42 on: February 12, 2019, 12:05:58 PM »
Drove past their new identikit stadium on Sunday afternoon, can't see that being ready for next season.

Next season is their last at Griffin Park.

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #43 on: February 12, 2019, 12:32:06 PM »
Please please please please not another draw

I think you'll get your wish there.

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Re: Brentford vs Aston Villa: Pre-Match Thread
« Reply #44 on: February 12, 2019, 12:39:46 PM »
Brentford to probably be too good for us.

But, 3-0 Villa.