Brentford manager Dean Smith doesn't think the latest international break has been a hindrance to his side.
The Bees go into Saturday's clash at home with Millwall unbeaten in their last four Championship games.
But the break this time around was a benefit to Brentford after a mammoth run of games in September.
Indeed, the club have just three games this month and welcome back a number of players for Saturday.
"The break can be disruptive but it's a break that we needed because we had a number of injured players," said Smith.
"It has given us the opportunity to recover, reflect on the previous month and get ready for Millwall.
"We has players who needed to rest. It have opportunities to people like Chris Mepham, who came on at half-time against Derby and was exceptional against Middlesbrough in the last game.
"And that's what injuries do, that we have the B team that people like Chris can come through and work their way into the first team."