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Sky Bet League 1

Prenton Park (ATT 5,720) 29th September 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: R Lewis

Tranmere Tranmere Rovers vs Brentford Brentford

Tranmere 1

J Akpa Akpro (60)

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Brentford 1

J Douglas (90+6)

Douglas punishes Rovers late on

Last Updated: 29/09/12 7:11pm

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Douglas: Salvaged Bees a point

Douglas: Salvaged Bees a point

Jonathan Douglas scored late into added time to earn Brentford a 1-1 draw at League One leaders Tranmere.

The visitors started brightly as Harry Forrester floated the ball just over the bar when taking aim from 35 yards.

Douglas should have done better when he met Ryan Fredericks' far-post free-kick before Owain Fon Williams pulled off a wonderful one-handed save to divert Forrester's neatly-worked effort for a corner eight minutes before the break.

Tranmere almost took the lead after 57 minutes when Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro flashed a header just past the Brentford upright from James Wallace's cross. However, he made amends by beating Shaleum Logan all ends up and cutting in to roll the ball into the net just before the hour.

Ash Taylor nearly doubled Rovers' advantage when he tried to steer a ferocious Liam Palmer strike towards goal soon after, while Jake Cassidy forced Bees 'keeper Moore to react when he took two ultimately fruitless bites at the cherry.

Akpa Akpro then saw another chance go close, but Rovers' defence was then guilty of letting a long throw bounce inside their penalty area and Douglas volleyed home an equaliser deep into injury time.

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4 Milton Keynes Dons 38 69
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6 Chesterfield 39 57
7 Rochdale 38 56
8 Barnsley 39 56
9 Peterborough United 39 56
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11 Doncaster Rovers 38 53
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13 Oldham Athletic 39 52
14 Gillingham 39 51
15 Port Vale 39 48
16 Walsall 38 46
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18 Leyton Orient 39 45
19 Crewe Alexandra 39 45
20 Scunthorpe United 38 44
21 Notts County 38 43
22 Crawley Town 39 43
23 Colchester United 38 38
24 Yeovil Town 39 33