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EFL: SCFC vs Brentford

After 44 matches, Stoke has 45 points, 5 points more than 21st place of Charlton. Thus, in the context of the first-class English only 2 rounds, the task for Stoke is to have at least one point in the remaining 2 rounds to decide their own destiny, because then they will relegated for sure without taking care of the other matches.

And maybe Stoke will be relegated, but not in this round because they have to face one of the best top-performing teams in England at the moment: Brentford. About 3 months ago, when English football froze because of the Covid 19 pandemic, Brentford's goal was only a ticket in the top 6 to play a promotion playoff.

But the last time has witnessed the brilliance of Brentford. In the past 8 consecutive rounds, the team, led by coach Thomas Frank, won, including impressive victories against Derby, Reading, Fulham and the second team West Brom. This achievement put Brentford up to No. 3 on the table, one point behind West Brom.

Thus, the opportunity for Brentford to take the second place with the direct promotion ticket is entirely possible if they beat Stoke, a difficult task but completely impossible because of the great performance, calendar. historians also favored Brentford when the last 6 confrontations, they did not fail once beside 4 wins and 2 draws against Stoke.