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Brentford Use Data and Analytics with Hopes of Premier League Promotion

By: Stats Perform

In the three seasons since Brentford climbed from England’s League One, 23 different clubs have finished in the top half of the Championship. As one of three sides along with Derby County and Cardiff City to finish in the top 12 in each of those campaigns, the Bees don’t seem far from reaching the top rung of English football’s ladder.

Behind manager Dean Smith, the Bees are looking for ways to differentiate themselves to reach the Premier League for the first time in club history. Smith explains here how his staff focuses on two key areas when preparing for an opponent: opportunities and threats.