Brentford v Hull

23 August 2010 12:07
Brentford have injury doubts over striker Carl Cort, who has an Achilles problem and winger Sam Wood, who has a back injury.Midfielder Nicky Adams, signed from Leicester last week, could make his full debut. [LNB]Hull striker Craig Fagan has a groin problem and is still waiting to make his first appearance of the season. [LNB]Teenage centre-back Liam Cooper is hoping to start again after impressing in Saturday's draw at Watford. [LNB][LNB] MATCH FACTS Head-to-head[LNB]• These clubs have met 54 times - Brentford have won 17, Hull 26, with 11 draws. [LNB]• They have not faced each other since they were both in League One in 2004/05. Both fixtures were won by the club playing at home. [LNB]• Their only previous meeting in the League Cup was 42 years ago - Brentford prevailed 3-0 in the second round tie at Griffin Park in September 1968. The Bees were in the old Fourth Division at the time while Hull were a Second Division outfit. [LNB][LNB] Have your say on the game Brentford[LNB]• Brentford have started the league season with two defeats and a draw. Their only victory to date was 2-1, at home to Cheltenham, in the first round of the Carling Cup. [LNB]• The Bees have not reached round three for 19 years. The west London club's best performance in this competition was in 1982/83, when they reached the fourth round. [LNB]• If selected, Gary Alexander and Nicky Forster will be facing a former club. [LNB]Hull[LNB]• Hull are hoping to qualify for the third round for the fourth time in five seasons. [LNB]• Blackpool were the last lower division club to knock out the East Yorkshire side; 2-1 in the first round at Bloomfield Road in 2005. [LNB]• Like Brentford, Hull have also never been beyond the fourth round.

Source: BBC_Sport