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Header at goal by Tom Pope goes over the frame of the goal.
Tom Pope is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Corner taken by Chris Lines.
Headed chance falls to Harlee Dean. Chris Neal parries the effort to safety.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Adam Forshaw.
Chris Neal takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Gavin Tomlin by Harlee Dean results in a free kick.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Adam Forshaw.
Shot by Doug Loft went over.
Tom Pope gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kevin O'Connor.
Corner taken by Chris Lines from the left by-line.
Doug Loft slots the ball right footed into the goal. Port Vale 1-1 Brentford.The assist for the goal came from Gavin Tomlin.
Shaleum Logan scores a left footed goal. Port Vale 0-1 Brentford.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Chris Lines.
Unfair challenge on Adam Forshaw by Anthony Griffith results in a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Griffith by Adam Forshaw.
Adam Forshaw has an effort at goal. Chris Neal parries the ball away.
Daniel Jones fouled by George Saville, the ref awards a free kick.
Daniel Jones takes the free kick.
Daniel Jones fouled by Clayton Donaldson, the ref awards a free kick.
Gavin Tomlin takes a shot. A parry by David Button prevents the goal.
Free kick taken by Chris Lines.
Alan McCormack challenges Chris Lines unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Clayton Donaldson takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.
Doug Loft takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.
Alan McCormack takes a shot and cleared the bar.
Chris Lines manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Adam Forshaw.
Tom Pope takes a shot. David Button parries the ball away.
Free kick taken by Adam Forshaw.
Two miss out for Vale
Port Vale's pre-season injury problems appear to have eased with manager Micky Adams reporting just two absentees ahead of the opening game of the season against Brentford.
Captain Doug Loft (Achilles), Richard Duffy (knee), Adam Yates (knee), Joe Davis (knee), Rob Taylor and Daniel Jones (thigh) have all been nursing problems over the summer but it looks like just two from that list will miss out on Saturday.
"Other than Rob Taylor and Joe Davis, we have got a full complement of players, so that is pleasing," Adams told the club's official website. "Daniel Jones is telling us he is 100% fit, but I wouldn't expect him to say any different."
Summer signings Kaid Mohamed, Gavin Tomlin, Chris Robertson, Anthony Griffith and Carl Dickinson will all be hoping to make their debuts.
Brentford could kick-off their season with as many as eight new faces on the pitch.
Manager Uwe Rosler has been busy shaping his squad with the likes of Will Grigg and Alan McCormack arriving at Griffin Park along with Spaniard Javi Venta.
Having narrowly missed out on promotion last season, the Bees boss will be looking to hit the ground running and has no serious injury concerns ahead of the opener.
The German will be hopeful of a repeat of last season's result when Brentford ran out comfortable 3-0 winners.
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