Yeovil Town manager Terry Skiverton believes that this afternoon's opposition have a well-balanced side. The Glovers face Brentford at Huish Park in a League One match, with the West London side making their return to third tier football just 12 months after suffering relegation down to League Two.
Despite Yeovil only facing the Bees in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy last season, Skiverton told BBC Somerset that they are a side he is familiar with, and also admitted that he'd tried to sign Bristol City central defender James Wilson on loan last season. Wilson is now on loan at Griffin Park as part of his second spell with Andy Scott's side, and the Yeovil boss is well aware of his credentials:
"They've got a good bit of youth and experience. They've got the lad from Bristol City who we tried to get last year - James Wilson. They've got (Myles) Weston and Charlie MacDonald I know about, plus Steve Kabba. So they've got a good mixture, but I think that we have as well. The way the pitch is looking out there today is fantastic. The home supporters are wanting a win like us and I know they'll be 100 percent behind us like they were at Southampton. Hopefully the little bit of luck goes our way this time."
The Glovers need a win today to avoid going into double figures for the number of games without a win in all competitions. But Skiverton told the Western Daily Press that he did not want to consider such statistics, preferring to concentrate on singular games:
"We will not be looking at anything about stats, percentages or odds. We just know that we need to keep working hard, keeping doing the things that we believe in and the tide will turn. The only thing I am doing at the moment is looking in the streets to see if I have hit any black cats because luck seems to have gone against me so far. We have worked really hard this week, everyone has put a shift in and we know that if we keep working like that then the form will change and we will get our just desserts. We know what we have got to do. We have got a game plan and we will stick to it. It is frustrating because there are a few games we think we should have won. Everyone behind the scenes is upbeat and the supporters know what we have got to do to be a good League One team."
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