Brentford and Barnsley, the two teams are going to compete against each other in the Sky Bet Championship. The championship is the highest division of the English Football League (EFL) and second-highest overall, after the Premier League.
The battle between the 24 clubs is to make it to the top two positions. The two top-finishing teams will further get promoted to the Premier League.
Founded in 2004, Sky Bet Championship is the wealthiest non-top flight football, division. The Championship, with an average match attendance for the season of 2018-19, had the highest per-match attendance of any secondary league in the world.
Brentford FC, securing its third position at the championship table, needs a few more points to make it for the top two. Barnsley, with 36 points, has a long mountain ahead to climb to qualify for the Premier League and qualify as finals for the Championship.
Match Date Shifts
The two teams are running after the trophy for the English Football League, also known as The Sky Bet Championship. Battling and giving it all will definitely be worth it. The top two teams will also make it to the Premier League.
The match between Brentford & Barnsley was due on February 13th, Saturday. However, the match will now kick-off at 1 PM on the 14th of February, as Barnsley will now face Chelsea on 11th February in an Emirates FA Cup.
Insights to Brentford vs Barnsley
Brentford defeated Wycombe in the previous game on January 30, 2021. Subsequently, securing a robust 3rd position on the sky bet championship table following Swansea with 48 points withdrawn just one match out of its last five.
While Barnsley stands in the 12th position in the championship chart, scoring 36 points out of 27 matches played. Post conquering the last two league games of 2020, their two FA cup wins were the only joyful occasions. Winning four of 14 games away from home this season.
Brentford dominated in terms of possession, passes, accuracy, shots, and shots on target. Ivan Toney, boasting the jersey number 17, headed the goal in the corner that night in the second half at the 66th minute.
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