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Brentford 2-1 Hartlepool: Match Report

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10 Dec 2011 17:31:15

Brentford 2-1 Hartlepool: Match Report


Bees back to winning ways

Brentford recorded their first home win in six weeks in a hard-fought 2-1 success over managerless Hartlepool.

The game exploded into life in five pulsating minutes when the Bees took the lead thanks to a goalkeeping blunder by Scott Flinders.

Niall McGinn's speculative lob slipped through his hands to gift the home side a lead that they held for just three minutes.

Brentford's jittery defence failed to clear a free-kick and Sam Collins' defected effort found the bottom corner.

But Uwe Rosler's side sneaked into the play-off places after Toumani Diagouraga was brought down in the area and Gary Alexander fired home the spot-kick at the second attempt.

Alexander came closest to breaking the deadlock in the first half but his header from point-blank range was straight at Flinders.


Brentford 2-1 Hartlepool: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statictics of the game as it happened.


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