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  • Date:30 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Griffin Park
  • Attendance:7,015
  • Lallana (15) Connolly (29)
    Gobern (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

The referee blows for offside against Lewis Grabban. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.

92mins

Myles Weston has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

91mins

Goal scored by Oscar Gobern from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brentford 0-3 Southampton.Assist by Adam Lallana.

90mins

Unfair challenge on Danny Butterfield by Sam Wood results in a free kick. Frazer Richardson takes the free kick.

86mins

Oscar Gobern takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin O'Connor. Inswinging corner taken by Adam Lallana. Nathan Byrne is brought on as a substitute for Sam Saunders.

85mins

Danny Butterfield comes on in place of David Connolly.

81mins

Myles Weston fouled by Frazer Richardson, the ref awards a Penalty. Jose Fonte receives a yellow card for dissent. Power penalty taken by Sam Saunders saved by Kelvin Davis. Brentford 0-2 Southampton.

80mins

The referee blows for offside against Lewis Grabban. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.

76mins

Richard Lambert produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

75mins

Jeffery Schlupp goes off and Luke Hacker comes on.

72mins

(Southampton) makes a substitution, with Ryan Dickson coming on for Dan Harding.

72mins

Effort on goal by Marcus Bean from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

66mins

Foul by Richard Chaplow on Sam Saunders, free kick awarded. Robbie Neilson restarts play with the free kick.

65mins

Lewis Grabban produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

62mins

Myles Weston replaces Adam Reed.

59mins

Jeffery Schlupp is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.

58mins

Handball by Adam Lallana. Simon Moore takes the free kick.

57mins

Sam Saunders fouled by Frazer Richardson, the ref awards a free kick. Sam Saunders takes the direct free kick.

55mins

Jose Fonte challenges Lewis Grabban unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sam Saunders takes the direct free kick.

54mins

Foul by Marcus Bean on David Connolly, free kick awarded. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Richard Lambert, save made by Simon Moore.

52mins

David Connolly takes a shot. Save by Simon Moore. Jeffery Schlupp takes a shot. Save made by Kelvin Davis. Corner from the right by-line taken by Toumani Diagouraga, Oscar Gobern manages to make a clearance.

51mins

Adam Lallana challenges Karleigh Osborne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Simon Moore.

48mins

The referee blows for offside against Jeffery Schlupp. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.

47mins

Foul by Oscar Gobern on Sam Wood, free kick awarded. Sam Wood takes the direct free kick. Corner taken by Richard Lambert from the left by-line, Simon Moore makes a save.

46mins

Sam Saunders produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

44mins

Dean Hammond challenges Robbie Neilson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Sam Saunders.

43mins

Richard Chaplow gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robbie Neilson. Robbie Neilson takes the direct free kick.

42mins

Lewis Grabban takes a shot. Save by Kelvin Davis.

39mins

Handball by Oscar Gobern. Free kick taken by Robbie Neilson.

39mins

Unfair challenge on Toumani Diagouraga by Dean Hammond results in a free kick. Toumani Diagouraga takes the direct free kick.

37mins

Marcus Bean is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.

36mins

Jose Fonte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Grabban. Free kick taken by Robbie Neilson.

34mins

Unfair challenge on David Connolly by Kevin O'Connor results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Richard Lambert.

32mins

Handball by Kevin O'Connor. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Adam Lallana from right channel, save by Simon Moore.

31mins

Oscar Gobern comes on in place of Guly Do Prado.

30mins

David Connolly finds the net with a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Brentford 0-2 Southampton.The assist for the goal came from Kelvin Davis.

29mins

Lewis Grabban concedes a free kick for a foul on Jose Fonte. Kelvin Davis takes the direct free kick.

28mins

Unfair challenge on Jeffery Schlupp by Radhi Jaidi results in a free kick. Robbie Neilson restarts play with the free kick.

27mins

Close range shot by Jeffery Schlupp goes wide of the left-hand upright.

26mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Radhi Jaidi. Simon Moore takes the indirect free kick.

26mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Connolly by Toumani Diagouraga. Free kick taken by Dan Harding.

16mins

Adam Lallana gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Brentford 0-1 Southampton.Assist by David Connolly.

12mins

Adam Lallana fouled by Adam Reed, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Adam Lallana.

11mins

Dan Harding gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Reed. Free kick taken by Sam Saunders.

9mins

Richard Lambert takes a shot. Karleigh Osborne gets a block in.

8mins

David Connolly takes a shot. Save by Simon Moore.

7mins

Richard Lambert has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

5mins

Close range header by Guly Do Prado goes over the crossbar.

3mins

Lewis Grabban fouled by Dan Harding, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Sam Saunders.

1mins

Shot from deep inside the area by David Connolly clears the crossbar.

Match Preview

Bees stung by injuries Brentford could have a defensive headache ahead of the visit of Southampton. Karleigh Osborne was taken to hospital with concussion following Monday's draw at Notts County, leaving the Bees with no fit centre-halves. Pim Balkestein had already been ruled out for the season with an ankle injury and Leon Legge was missing with a groin problem. Osborne remains a doubt but Legge was due to train by the end of the week and will be handed a late check. Full-back Craig Woodman is struggling with a foot injury and goalkeeper Richard Lee (shoulder) and strikers Gary Alexander (knee) and Charlie MacDonald (ankle) are out. Midfielder Adam Reed has extended his loan deal from Sunderland but defender Owain Tudur Jones has gone back to Norwich. Southampton will still be without Alex Chamberlain and Lee Barnard. Teenage winger Chamberlain and 16-goal striker Barnard are sidelined by ankle injuries and are unlikely to play again this season. Midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin (knee) and winger Lee Holmes (ankle) remain long-term absentees but boss Nigel Adkins has no new injury concerns. Left-back Dan Harding and midfielder Adam Lallana overcame groin problems to play in Monday's 2-0 win over Hartlepool and came through unscathed. Radhi Jaidi, Danny Butterfield, Richard Chaplow and former Brentford defender Ryan Dickson are pushing for recalls after dropping out against Pools. Saints remain in the second automatic promotion spot on goal difference from Huddersfield and with a game in hand.

Formation:442Manager: Nicky Forster

Brentford

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Adkins

Southampton

  • Simon Moore
  • Adam Reed
  • Karleigh Osborne
  • Robbie Neilson
  • Kevin O'Connor
  • Sam Saunders
  • Marcus Bean
  • Toumani Diagouraga
  • Sam Wood
  • Lewis Grabban
  • Jeffery Schlupp
  • SUBS
  • Simon Royce
  • Myles Weston
  • Michael Spillane
  • Nathan Byrne
  • Jake Reeves
  • Luke Hacker

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Match Report

Saints edge ever nearer Southampton edged closer to automatic promotion with a comfortable 3-0 win at Brentford. Adam Lallana broke the deadlock after 17 minutes when he picked up the ball in space to fire home inside the near post. The visitors could easily have been four-up by then as they overpowered Brentford's makeshift defence, Guly Do Prado heading over at the back post and David Connolly firing over from close range. But Connolly only had to wait until midway through the first half to extend the Saints' lead when he outfought Brentford defender Robbie Neilson to run on and send a delicate lob over the advancing goalkeeper. The closest the hosts came in a one-sided first half was when Lewis Grabban fired in a long-range effort saved at the second attempt by Southampton goalkeeper Kelvin Davis. His opposite number Moore did well to parry Dan Harding's blistering free-kick after the break before Brentford started to get a late foothold in the game. Grabban fired into the side-netting and lively substitute Myles Weston gave his side hope when he was brought down in the penalty area by Jose Fonte. But Sam Saunders crashed his spot kick against the upright to sum up the last Griffin Park game of the season and it got worse for the Bees in injury time when Lallana teed us Oscar Gobern to side-foot home the Saints' third.

Form Guide

    WLLWDD
  • Brentford
  • VS
  • Southampton
  • WWLWWW

Last Meetings

  • Southampton
  • 0 - 2
  • Brentford
  • 11/12/2010
  • Brentford
  • 1 - 1
  • Southampton
  • 26/01/2010
  • Southampton
  • 1 - 1
  • Brentford
  • 22/08/2009
  • Southampton
  • 2 - 0
  • Brentford
  • 02/01/1960
  • Brentford
  • 2 - 2
  • Southampton
  • 29/08/1959
  • Southampton
  • 0 - 6
  • Brentford
  • 09/03/1959

Top Scorers

Brentford

  • C MacDonald 9
  • G Alexander 8
  • R Simpson 4
  • J Schlupp 4
  • M Bean 3
  • M Weston 3
  • L Legge 3
  • S Saunders 2
  • L Grabban 2
  • N Forster 1
  • K O'Connor 1
  • C Woodman 1
  • K Osborne 1
  • M Spillane 1
  • T Diagouraga 1
  • S Wood 1
  • P Balkestein 1

Southampton

  • L Barnard 14
  • R Lambert 12
  • G Do Prado 8
  • A Oxlade-Chamberlain 8
  • A Lallana 7
  • JM Fonte 7
  • D Hammond 4
  • R Chaplow 4
  • R Jaidi 3
  • J Forte 2
  • D Connolly 1

Goals

Brentford

    • Total goals 106
    • Goals per game 51
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Southampton

    • Total goals 132
    • Goals per game 77
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 11 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 12 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 12 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 14 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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