Interesting stats and figures following Brentford v AFC Bournemouth

Interesting stats and figures following Brentford v AFC Bournemouth

It was another night to forget for Cherries as their hot run continued with a defeat at Brentford.

The Cherries have not won a game since Gary O’Neil was appointed permanent, but the Dorset club are now on a six-game losing streak after an Ivan Toney penalty and a Mathias Jensen goal threw Thomas Franks’ Bees in 2: 2 had bestowed. 0 win on Saturday night.

The defeat at the Gtech Community Stadium saw Cherries fall to just one place outside the relegation zone, a point shy of the respite between them and West Ham, who are the final relegation spot in 18th place.

Here are more standout post-game facts and figures:

6 – It is the first time since August 2011 that Cherries has lost six competitive games in a row. Led by Lee Bradbury, the run began with a 3-1 home loss to Stevenage before falling in the league against Carlisle United, Walsall, Notts County and Chesterfield.

1 – Kieffer Moore struggled with Ethan Pinnock on Saturday, the duo chosen together for an England C international against Estonia in 2016. The England C-Team is drawn from the best players from outside the league, with Moore and Pinnock selected for their performances with the then national team in league outfit forest green.

The duo then played together in Barnsley. As the England international is not considered a senior by FIFA, the two have been able to move on and play for other countries – Moore now represents Wales while Pinnock plays for Jamaica.

5 – Cherries have had five different managers responsible for their last six trips to Brentford. Gary O’Neil, the incumbent, took charge on Saturday while Cherries’ two previous trips to Gtech Community Stadium have been under the reigns of Jonathan Woodgate and Jason Tindall.

Eddie Howe suffered a 3-1 defeat at Griffin Park en route to the league title, while also conceding Cherries’ last point after a 0-0 draw on New Year’s Day 2013. Lee Bradbury was in the dugout when Cherries was beaten 6-0 by the Bees in the Football League Trophy in 2011.

383 – Cherries have not won in London since beating QPR 1-0 at Loftus Road on Monday 27 December. They have picked up just one point in their last four trips to the capital – from a 2-2 draw at Fulham.

Cherrys visit London three more times this season, with games still to come against Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace.

696 – How many days has passed since Cherries last won a league game without Dominic Solanke. Cherries defeated Rotherham 1-0 in February 2021, missing their talisman due to an ankle injury.

The forward was always there last season as Cherries were promoted to the Premier League, scoring 29 goals in 46 games. In the five league games he has missed since that win at Rotherham, Cherries has scored twice and conceded 13.

2005 – Cherries have not won at Brentford since 2005, a 10-game streak (P10 W0 D5 L5). James Keene and James Hayter scored first-half goals in a 2-0 League One win. Current coaching staff duo Gareth Stewart and Shaun Cooper played the full 90 minutes.

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