Bold Bees stun Saints

Two first-half goals stunned promotion favourites Southampton and gave Brentford a deserved 2-0 win at St Mary's.

Last Updated: 11/12/10 at 18:49

Alexander: Opened the scoring

Alexander: Opened the scoring

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

A mistake by Saints goalkeeper Kelvin Davis gifted Brentford an early lead through Gary Alexander and Charlie MacDonald doubled the score midway through the first period.

Saints should have been one up after two minutes when highly-rated winger Alex Chamberlain whipped in a cross from the right which was flicked on by Ricky Lambert to Guly who powered a header towards the top corner which was magnificently saved by Brentford goalkeeper Richard Lee.

After 13 minutes Alexander hit a speculative effort which slipped out the grasp of Davis and gave the bees a shock lead.

Then 15 minutes later MacDonald doubled the lead with a neat finish on the volley after beating the Southampton offside trap.

Just after the interval Saints should have got back into the game but Chamberlain's fluffed his lines from eight yards out.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Saturday, 20 December 2014
15:00
Barnsley 2-0 Leyton Or Report
Bradford 1-1 Scunthrpe Report
Coventry 1-1 Fleetwood Report
Crawley 1-2 Port Vale Report
Crewe 1-0 Bristol C Report
Gillingham 2-3 Chesterfld  
MK Dons 7-0 Oldham Report
Peterboro 0-1 Preston Report
Rochdale 2-2 Notts Co Report
Sheff Utd 1-1 Walsall Report

Footer 365

Premier League: QPR look for result against Arsenal, Rio Ferdinand in selection contention

QPR boss Harry Redknapp says Rio Ferdinand could be back in the team as the squad is rotated through the festive period.

Premier League: Nemanja Matic says Chelsea can win quadruple

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic insists the Blues can win the quadruple this season.

Premier League: Ronald Koeman facing selection crisis ahead of Southampton's match against Everton

Harrison Reed's impressive display against Everton has given Ronald Koeman a selection dilemma.

Mail Box

Van Gaal's Half-Term Report Card...

One Man United fan isn't happy with the rate the team is progressing under Louis van Gaal, while the mailbox also wishes Liverpool fans a Merry Mid-Table Christmas...

Hang On, Rafa's Success Is No Fluke...

The afternoon mailbox kicks the morning mailbox's arse after claims that Rafa Benitez has fluked his success. Plus, big talk about Liverpool's progress and lots more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property