Harry stays cool to sink City
Last Updated: October 23, 2012 11:19pm
Forrester: Late winner for Bees
Brentford fought back from a goal down to clinch the points with almost the last kick of the game in a nervy 2-1 win over strugglers Coventry.
Harry Forrester sent Coventry goalkeeper Joe Murphy the wrong way from the spot to net his second of the night after he was felled in the box by City defender Jordan Clarke.
The Sky Blues took the lead after seven minutes when David McGoldrick sprung the offside trap and ran on to fire beneath Bees goalkeeper Simon Moore.
But Uwe Rosler's side hit back just before the break when Forrester grabbed his first of the game when he slammed home after latching on to Adam Forshaw's through-ball.
Jake Bidwell's dipping free-kick midway through the half was palmed wide by Murphy at full stretch as Brentford pressed forward, but Paul Hayes missed two gilt-edged chances to put the game beyond doubt, first firing tamely wide when well-placed and then heading over when unmarked.
Brentford's inability in front of goal almost cost them when John Fleck's second-half screamer from 35 yards bounced to safety off the foot of the post.
npower League 1
Tue 23rd Oct
Brentford2 - 1Coventry
Bury2 - 1Hartlepool
Carlisle3 - 1Oldham
Crawley2 - 0MK Dons
Crewe2 - 1Swindon
Leyton Or0 - 2Colchester
Notts Co3 - 3Bournemth
Scunthorpe2 - 3Preston
Sheff Utd1 - 0Walsall
Shrewsbury1 - 3Yeovil
Stevenage2 - 1Portsmouth
Tranmere1 - 2Doncaster
npower League 1
|8||Milton Keynes Dons||46||70|
|14||Preston North End||46||59|