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Sky Bet League 1

Griffin Park (ATT 5,381) 27th August 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: D Phillips

Brentford Brentford vs Tranmere Rovers Tranmere

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Tranmere 2

R Weir (28)
A Robinson (46)

Impressive Rovers down Bees

Last Updated: 27/08/11 6:17pm

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Robinson: Seals the win

Robinson: Seals the win

High-flying Tranmere grabbed an emphatic 2-0 win away to Brentford with well-taken strikes either side of the break.

Robbie Weir gave the visitors the lead inside the half hour in Saturday's League One clash at Griffin Park, heading home Andy Robinson's pin-point cross unmarked at the far post.

Brentford striker Clayton Donaldson wasted a gilt-edged chance to haul the Bees back into it just before the break, firing his effort straight at Owain Fon Williams.

Gary Alexander saw a speculative effort bounce off the bar for the hosts, but that was the closest Uwe Rosler's side came to breaking their duck.

Any hopes of revival were ended a minute after the restart when Robinson lashed home an unstoppable dipping drive from 30 yards that left Brentford keeper Richard Lee with no chance.

Lucas Akins was a constant threat for Tranmere and saw two efforts go close to extending the lead, one of them flashing into the side netting.

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2 Bristol City 25 54
3 Milton Keynes Dons 26 52
4 Preston North End 26 47
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6 Rochdale 25 37
7 Fleetwood Town 27 37
8 Bradford City 25 36
9 Sheffield United 24 36
10 Notts County 26 35
11 Doncaster Rovers 25 35
12 Port Vale 27 35
13 Peterborough United 26 34
14 Oldham Athletic 25 34
15 Walsall 26 33
16 Gillingham 27 31
17 Scunthorpe United 24 30
18 Coventry City 27 30
19 Barnsley 25 29
20 Crewe Alexandra 26 29
21 Colchester United 26 27
22 Leyton Orient 26 26
23 Yeovil Town 27 25
24 Crawley Town 27 24