Dean Smith knows exactly what type of threat Millwall will pose to Brentford this weekend.

The Lions won promotion from League One in May and have done all right so far after 11 games, finding their feet under boss Neil Harris.

Brentford are still looking for their first win at home this so far this campaign.

And Smith, speaking today at his pre-match press conference is eyeing three points to take that pressure off.

The manager also paid tribute to the work Harris has done in south London so far.

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"We certainly want to get that first home win, and I have every respect for what Neil Harris has done at Millwall," said Smith.

"He was very unfortunate not to get them up in the previous season but he turned it around last season.

"He was a legend as a player there and now he's turning into a legend as a manager.

"It will certainly be a tough game, they have some real, honest professionals there.

"I watched their game with Preston the other week, and Preston are flying high, but they certainly put up a fight and I expect the same against us.

"The Millwall fans will come in their numbers and they seem to be noisy wherever they are."

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Meanwhile, Smith also reflected on his experience as a player and in management against Millwall.

And he expects a hot atmosphere from both sets of fans at Griffin Park on Saturday.

"I remember playing against them as a player and it was always an experience at the old Den or New Den, but I've not had too many, to be honest," said Smith.

"I remember going there with Sheffield Wednesday and getting beat, but I also remember going with Leyton Orient when I was assistant manager there.

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"We won 5-2 or something, 3-0 up after ten minutes which turned the locals against us straight away!

"They are always going to be a hard-working team, we know that. I am looking forward to it on Saturday, their fans will be noisy and our fans will be up for it."