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Bees sting sorry Tranmere

16 Oct 2010 18:31:38

Bees sting sorry Tranmere

Brentford moved off the foot of the npower League One table with a comprehensive 3-0 victory which ensured Tranmere replaced them at the bottom.Charlie MacDonald had the ball in the net in the fifth minute for the Londoners but it was ruled out for a foul on Scott Wootton. Two minutes later Brentford did go ahead from the penalty spot after Aaron Cresswell handled a Craig Woodman cross. Kevin O'Connor fired low into the corner of the net.O'Connor scored his second with a free-kick from long range in the second half and Marcus Bean put the icing on the cake with a third goal.After O'Connor had opened the scoring from the spot, Dale Jennings twice missed the target as Tranmere tried in vain to get back on terms before the break.It needed a good save by Bees keeper Ben Hamer to turn aside an Enoch Showunmi effort for the home side approaching the hour-mark. Then Lucas Akins just missed the target from long range.The Merseysiders were rocked by a second Brentford goal after 66 minutes. A free-kick by O'Connor from fully 35 yards found it's way through a pack of players and sneaked just inside the far post. And Bean made it three in the 81st minute from a low cross by MacDonald to complete a miserable afternoon for the home side.


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