Millwall 2 Brentford 3
Brentford moved into the top six of the Championship with a display that left the Millwall manager buzzing about the Bees performance and potential
The Bees went Millwall full of confidence after beating league Leaders Derby County and former Champions of Europe Nottingham Forest and gave an excellent performance at the New Den.
Millwall wore a special commemorative ‘camouflage’ kit with for the match in aid Headley Court which is hospital for injured servicemen and the minutes silence before the game to remember those who had fallen was impeccably observed by supporters of both sides.
The Bees were buzzing, dominating the opening exchanges nut had to wait until just before halftime when the menacing Andre Gray scored to good the visitors the lead after Pritchard on loan from Spurs won the ball off of Shaun Williams before finding Gray whoes low strike slid through Forde’s legs.
Andre Gray scored a second just after half-time but this in a similar fashion after Pritchard took the ball from Magaye Gueye who provided the assist.
The goalonly inspired a Millwall revival, who amazingly were level within three minutes as Lee Gregory and Alan Dunne found the net.
The Bees were put under sustained pressure from Millwall and out muscled keeper Button was beaten in the air at the far post to allow Gregory to score Millwall’s first before Dunne fire home from range to even the scores
The final whistle was greeted with delirium by the away fans as the Bees moved into the top six.
Millwall: Forde, Dunne, Shittu, Beevers (Ranegie 67), Briggs, Chaplow (Upson 82), Williams, Gueye (McDonald 57), Gregory, Martin, Fuller.
Former Bee and Millwall manger Ian Holloway had nothing but praise for Brentford after the match and relayed that he thought that the bees were the only team who actually deserved to beat Millwall this season adding that “They certainly aren’t little Brentford anymore”