Bees edge Dons in thriller
Brentford eased into the next round of the JPT after an eight-goal thriller with derby rivals AFC Wimbledon at Griffin Park. A brace from Farid El Alagui and efforts from Luke Norris, Ben Nugent, Javi Venta sealed a 5-3 win, with Jim Fenlon, George Francomb and Peter Sweeney replying for the Dons. El Alagui broke the deadlock for the Bees just before the break, firing home Norris' left-wing cross on the half volley.
But Wimbledon responded on 56 minutes when Fenlon smashed home a 20-yard screamer minutes after George Porter saw his goal-bound effort cleared off the line. It was only a brief respite, with on-loan Cardiff defender Nugent powering home a header from Saunders' cross and ex-Villareal veteran Venta slotting home after Norris' close-range strike was blocked.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Teamtalk.comSimilar Stories