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  • Date:21 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Griffin Park
Brentford win 4-3 on penalties
  • Alexander (40)
  • Coleman (5)
Goal!

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124:22

Spot kick missed by Phil Jagielka.

123:51

Charlie MacDonald scores a penalty. Brentford 4-3 Everton on penalties.

123:19

A save by Richard Lee from penalty by Jermaine Beckford.

122:36

Michael Spillane scores a penalty. Brentford 3-3 Everton on penalties.

122:13

Penalty scored by Mikel Arteta. Brentford 2-3 Everton on penalties.

121:29

Nicky Forster scores a penalty. Brentford 2-2 Everton on penalties.

121:04

Phil Neville scores a penalty. Brentford 1-2 Everton on penalties.

120:29

Penalty scored by Myles Weston. Brentford 1-1 Everton on penalties.

120:04 +0.04

Unfair challenge on Pim Balkestein by Marouane Fellaini results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Richard Lee.

120:01

Penalty scored by Leighton Baines. Brentford 0-1 Everton on penalties.

119:21

Charlie MacDonald takes a shot. Save made by Jan Mucha.

118:15

Nicky Forster fouled by Seamus Coleman, the ref awards a free kick. Sam Saunders produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, Jan Mucha makes a save.

116:29

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Sam Saunders, Marouane Fellaini makes a clearance.

115:24

Effort on goal by Leon Osman from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

113:50

Corner taken left-footed by Leighton Baines from the left by-line, Marouane Fellaini has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

112:49

Leighton Baines gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sam Saunders. Free kick taken by Richard Lee.

112:13

Michael Spillane challenges Leon Osman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jan Mucha.

110:53

Unfair challenge on Michael Spillane by Marouane Fellaini results in a free kick. Richard Lee takes the free kick.

107:17

Mikel Arteta takes a shot. Save made by Richard Lee. Corner taken by Mikel Arteta, Karleigh Osborne manages to make a clearance.

105:58 +0.58

Corner taken by Mikel Arteta from the right by-line, save by Richard Lee. Phil Jagielka takes a shot. Clearance made by Myles Weston.

102:12

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Myles Weston by Leighton Baines. The ball is swung over by Craig Woodman, Nicky Forster has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.

101:16

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Craig Woodman, clearance made by Marouane Fellaini.

99:20

Myles Weston fouled by Phil Neville, the ref awards a free kick. Craig Woodman takes the direct free kick.

97:40

Leon Osman produces a right-footed shot from close in which goes wide of the right-hand upright. Ayegbeni Yakubu leaves the field to be replaced by Jermaine Beckford.

95:07

(Brentford) makes a substitution, with Marcus Bean coming on for Kevin O'Connor.

94:41

Leon Osman takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

94:41

Leon Osman produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

92:52

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Spillane by Steven Pienaar. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Lee.

92:40 +2.40

The referee blows for offside. Phil Jagielka takes the free kick.

91:30 +1.30

Corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta, clearance made by Kevin O'Connor.

90:42 +0.42

Seamus Coleman takes a shot. Save by Richard Lee. Seamus Coleman takes a shot. Richard Lee makes a save. Corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta from the right by-line, Toumani Diagouraga manages to make a clearance.

90:03 +0.03

Sam Saunders concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Pienaar. Mikel Arteta restarts play with the free kick.

88:34

Foul by Sam Saunders on Steven Pienaar, free kick awarded. Mikel Arteta fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Pim Balkestein gets a block in.

87:43

Foul by Nicky Forster on Phil Jagielka, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

87:15

Mikel Arteta has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

85:09

Foul by Charlie MacDonald on Phil Jagielka, free kick awarded. Jan Mucha takes the indirect free kick.

83:24

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin O'Connor by Marouane Fellaini. Marouane Fellaini is booked. Michael Spillane takes the free kick.

81:45

Steven Pienaar takes a short corner. Handball by Sam Saunders. Free kick taken by Mikel Arteta.

81:06

Effort on goal by Toumani Diagouraga from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

78:52

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ayegbeni Yakubu on Richard Lee. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Lee.

77:52

Corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta, Sylvain Distin takes a shot. Save by Richard Lee.

77:24

Karleigh Osborne takes a shot. Save by Jan Mucha.

77:24

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Save by Richard Lee.

77:06

Mikel Arteta decides to take a short corner.

76:36

Karleigh Osborne concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Jagielka. Jan Mucha takes the free kick.

76:03

Marouane Fellaini concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Spillane. Michael Spillane restarts play with the free kick.

74:30

Corner taken right-footed by Mikel Arteta, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Leon Osman goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

71:59

The referee penalises Steven Pienaar for handball. (Brentford) makes a substitution, with Nicky Forster coming on for Gary Alexander. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Lee.

71:02

Leon Osman takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

69:50

Unfair challenge on Phil Neville by Myles Weston results in a free kick. Phil Jagielka takes the direct free kick.

69:00

Phil Neville fouled by Toumani Diagouraga, the ref awards a free kick. Sylvain Distin restarts play with the free kick.

68:40

The official flags Gary Alexander offside. Seamus Coleman takes the free kick.

66:36

Marouane Fellaini produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal. Magaye Gueye leaves the field to be replaced by Steven Pienaar. Mikel Arteta is brought on as a substitute for Diniyar Bilyaletdinov. Sam Saunders on for Nicky Adams.

65:23

Corner taken by Diniyar Bilyaletdinov from the right by-line, clearance made by Gary Alexander.

64:48

Foul by Michael Spillane on Magaye Gueye, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Sylvain Distin.

62:21

Foul by Leon Osman on Gary Alexander, free kick awarded. Richard Lee takes the indirect free kick.

62:00

Corner taken right-footed by Magaye Gueye, Pim Balkestein manages to make a clearance.

61:39

Diniyar Bilyaletdinov takes a shot. Save by Richard Lee.

60:38

Pim Balkestein gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Phil Jagielka. Indirect free kick taken by Jan Mucha.

57:55

Unfair challenge on Myles Weston by Seamus Coleman results in a Penalty. Seamus Coleman goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Placed penalty taken by Charlie MacDonald saved by Jan Mucha. Brentford 1-1 Everton.Charlie MacDonald has an effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

57:55

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Myles Weston by Seamus Coleman. Seamus Coleman goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Penalty taken by Charlie MacDonald is saved by Jan Mucha. Brentford 1-1 Everton.Charlie MacDonald takes a shot. Seamus Coleman gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Craig Woodman from the right by-line, Charlie MacDonald takes a shot. Seamus Coleman gets a block in.

57:01

Marouane Fellaini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pim Balkestein. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Lee.

54:01

Foul by Magaye Gueye on Craig Woodman, free kick awarded. Craig Woodman takes the free kick.

52:42

Nicky Adams has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal.

52:07

Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Adams, clearance by Marouane Fellaini.

51:35

Unfair challenge on Michael Spillane by Magaye Gueye results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Craig Woodman, clearance by Leon Osman.

46:42

Shot from just outside the box by Diniyar Bilyaletdinov goes over the crossbar.

46:14

Shot from outside the area by Toumani Diagouraga misses to the left of the goal.

45:45

Ayegbeni Yakubu handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Richard Lee.

45:35 +0.35

Nicky Adams takes a short corner.

45:24 +0.24

Myles Weston takes a shot. Seamus Coleman gets a block in.

42:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marouane Fellaini on Nicky Adams. Nicky Adams delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Seamus Coleman gets a block in.

40:20

Gary Alexander finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Brentford 1-1 Everton.The assist for the goal came from Myles Weston.

39:17

Free kick awarded for a foul by Magaye Gueye on Nicky Adams. Nicky Adams restarts play with the free kick.

38:41

Marouane Fellaini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin O'Connor. Karleigh Osborne takes the indirect free kick.

37:01

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Save made by Richard Lee. Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Save made by Richard Lee. Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Magaye Gueye, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin O'Connor by Marouane Fellaini. Free kick taken by Richard Lee.

35:59

Marouane Fellaini produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

35:21

Kevin O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Marouane Fellaini. Indirect free kick taken by Sylvain Distin.

32:05

Seamus Coleman takes a shot. Blocked by Pim Balkestein.

30:28

Gary Alexander takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jan Mucha.

30:04

Magaye Gueye gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicky Adams. Michael Spillane takes the free kick.

27:49

Charlie MacDonald has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.

27:09

Leon Osman has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

26:28

Headed effort from deep inside the area by Sylvain Distin misses to the left of the goal.

26:01

Corner from the left by-line taken by Magaye Gueye, clearance made by Michael Spillane.

24:31

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Alexander on Leon Osman. Phil Jagielka takes the indirect free kick.

24:16

Gary Alexander is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.

23:41

Marouane Fellaini takes a shot. Save by Richard Lee.

22:11

Phil Jagielka produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

21:33

Outswinging corner taken by Diniyar Bilyaletdinov from the right by-line, save by Richard Lee.

19:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Spillane by Magaye Gueye. Free kick taken by Richard Lee.

18:42

Charlie MacDonald produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.

17:54

Nicky Adams has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

17:32

Ayegbeni Yakubu takes a shot. Save by Richard Lee.

14:40

Corner from the left by-line taken by Magaye Gueye, Header from close in by Phil Jagielka misses to the right of the target.

14:13

Karleigh Osborne challenges Marouane Fellaini unfairly and gives away a free kick. Phil Neville takes the direct free kick.

12:10

The assistant referee flags for offside against Ayegbeni Yakubu. Richard Lee takes the free kick.

10:37

Diniyar Bilyaletdinov takes a shot. Richard Lee makes a comfortable save.

8:50

Corner taken by Magaye Gueye from the left by-line, Gary Alexander manages to make a clearance.

7:05

Foul by Pim Balkestein on Sylvain Distin, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Sylvain Distin.

6:45

Shot by Gary Alexander from just outside the area goes over the net.

5:37

A goal is scored by Seamus Coleman from inside the six-yard box to the top left corner of the goal. Brentford 0-1 Everton.Assist on the goal came from Diniyar Bilyaletdinov.

4:22

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Craig Woodman from the right by-line, clearance by Marouane Fellaini.

3:28

Unfair challenge on Michael Spillane by Ayegbeni Yakubu results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Pim Balkestein.

1:22

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ayegbeni Yakubu by Karleigh Osborne. Phil Jagielka restarts play with the free kick.

The match begins.

The referee blows for half time.

The referee gets the second half underway.

The whistle goes for the end of normal time.

Second half of extra-time has started.

The match is going to penalties.

The referee calls the first player forward to start the penalty shoot-out.

Match Preview

Brentford could be boosted by the return of Robbie Simpson for the visit of Premier League Everton in the Carling Cup.

On-loan Huddersfield forward Simpson has missed the last two matches with a hamstring injury, but has had an injection in a bid to hasten his recovery and will be handed a late fitness check.

Defender Pim Balkestein will wear a protective mask again after suffering a broken nose against Bristol Rovers recently. Midfielder David Hunt is out for a month with damaged ankle ligaments and striker Carl Cort continues to struggle with an Achilles problem.

Summer signing Kirk Hudson is still building up his fitness following a groin problem.

Everton are set to take a strong squad as they attempt to kickstart their season in the Carling Cup.

The Merseysiders, yet to win in the Barclays Premier League after five games, plan to travel to Griffin Park with the group of players beaten by Newcastle on Saturday.

Midfield talisman Tim Cahill (knee) could be added if he passes a fitness test while captain Phil Neville (foot) may return after two games on the bench following a foot injury.

Changes to the starting XI are likely with the weekend trip to Fulham in mind and striker Ayegbeni Yakubu, whose match fitness is improving, could make his first start of the season.

Louis Saha (calf), Jack Rodwell (ankle) and Victor Anichebe (knee) are unavailable for the third-round tie.

David Moyes is leaving "no stone unturned" in his quest to turn around Everton's poor start to the season. That is the view of Moyes' assistant Steve Round, who says the Toffees manager is determined to arrest a run that has yielded just two points from five Barclays Premier League games.

Moyes said in the aftermath of Saturday's 1-0 loss to Newcastle that he intended to lay down the law and he showed that by calling his players in for early training on Sunday.

"He is resilient and he is tough," said Round. "His main focus is on turning everything around. He is not happy, that is for sure, and I think the players have experienced that.

"He will be determined to drive the team forward and get back to where we should be.

"There is no question there will be no stone unturned with his preparation and attention to detail.

"This guy is an absolutely outstanding manager and he has managed at the highest level in the Premier League for a long time.

"He will certainly be using all that experience, talent and knowledge to make sure we come out winning."

Formation:442Manager: Andrew Scott

Brentford

Formation: 442Manager: David Moyes

Everton

  • Richard Lee
  • Michael Spillane
  • Karleigh Osborne
  • Pim Balkestein
  • Craig Woodman
  • Nicky Adams
  • Kevin O'Connor
  • Toumani Diagouraga
  • Myles Weston
  • Charlie MacDonald
  • Gary Alexander
  • SUBS
  • Simon Royce
  • Marcus Bean
  • Sam Saunders
  • Nicky Forster
  • Carl Cort
  • Sam Wood
  • Leon Legge

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Match Report

Lee heroics as Bees sting Toffees Richard Lee wrote himself into Brentford folklore by saving the penalty which knocked Everton out of a cracking Carling Cup tie at Griffin Park. The scores were level at 1-1 after extra time after Gary Alexander had equalised for the npower League One side after Seamus Coleman's first Everton goal had given David Moyes' side the lead. Lee saved Jermaine Beckford's spot-kick with the scores at 3-3 before Charlie MacDonald, who had earlier missed a penalty in normal time, scored to put the pressure on Phil Jagielka, who fired his shot at the post to send the home fans into ecstasy. It was a deserved win for Brentford, while Everton's miserable start to the season continues. Phil Neville, who had been absent since the opening day with a foot injury, gave Everton a boost by returning to a line-up that also included a first start for Yakubu. Tim Cahill, who had been struggling with a knee injury, did not make the bench while youngsters Coleman and Magaye Gueye were given a chance to impress. Andy Scott made only one change from Saturday's draw against Huddersfield, with Richard Lee replacing Ben Hamer in goal. It took Everton just six minutes to break the deadlock when Yakubu found Diniyar Bilyaletdinov and the Russian laid the ball to the unmarked Coleman to smash past Lee. Everton turned up the pressure, going close with a Jagielka header before Lee raced out to scramble the ball away from Yakubu, who had been played through by the impressive Gueye from the right flank. Brentford started to get back into the game around the half hour mark. MacDonald's header sailed just over the bar before the home side claimed they should have had a penalty when Bilyaletdinov clumsily ran into the back of Weston inside the box but referee Michael Oliver failed to point to the spot. Marouane Fellaini glanced an acute flick against the post from a Gueye cross with eight minutes of the half left before Lee saved well from a 25-yard Yakubu strike. The home crowd then erupted as Brentford equalised when Weston broke down the right to cross for Alexander, who powered a header past Jan Mucha. Coleman then turned villain by giving away a penalty when he pulled the back of Weston's shirt inside the box. But Mucha, who was only making his second Toffees appearance, spared Coleman's blushes by saving to his right from MacDonald's spot-kick. Moyes looked to Mikael Arteta and Stephen Pienaar for inspiration as they came on with 20 minutes left. Lee came to Brentford's rescue once more when he saved low down from Gueye inside the box. Brentford still looked dangerous though and Toumani Diagouraga came within inches of putting Scott's side ahead seven minutes from time with a volleyed lob that drifted just over the bar. Pim Balkestein then saved the Bees with a last-ditch tackle to deny Everton as the crowd were being treated to a pulsating end-to-end finish. Coleman then burst past two Brentford defenders before drawing a terrific reaction save from Lee in the dying minutes of normal time. Osman had the first chance of extra time when he wriggled his way past two defenders before blazing a shot over from 20 yards. Jagielka's header was cleared off the line in a desperate scramble in added time at the end of the first period as Brentford looked content to hang on for penalties. Everton resumed their onslaught after the break, with Arteta forcing Lee into a spectacular one-handed diving save. Osman then broke into the box before sending his strike over Lee's goal. The home supporters urged their side on as they kept possession well to frustrate the Toffees and take the game to penalties. Leighton Baines powered the first spot-kick home before Weston beat Mucha to his left. Neville then put Everton 2-1 up but Nicky Forster's well-placed finish levelled things at 2-2. Spillane then matched Arteta's strike to take it to 3-3 before Lee dove to his left to save from Beckford. MacDonald's goal then meant Jagielka hit had to score to keep Everton in the tie but his shot hit the post and the home fans spilled onto the pitch in jubilant celebration.

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