Toffees seek to bounce back after Bees' sting..
By Olly Pearce - Fansonline reporter
Thursday 23 Sep 2010 11:34:00
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It was humiliation for Everton after drawing losing on penalties against League One team Brentford, sending them crashing out of the Carling Cup. Scoring a paltry one goal each during the first 90 minutes and a goalless extra time, Everton were put out of their misery by taking a 4-3 loss on penalties.                         
To add insult to injury, Everton fielded a near first team to minimise any chance of a Brentford draw, let alone a loss. Despite a more than adequate display by the Toffees during the 90 minutes they showed obvious fatigue during extra time, and then didn’t perform when it came to penalties.
After match interviews were both elated and abysmal, understandably. Brentford goalkeeper Richard Lee put in a sterling performance with a range of acrobatic saves from the annihilation which had been predicted.

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‘I was so nervous to start with, but I grew and grew into the role’ he said, although nerves were not on show on Tuesday night. Voted to be Man of the Match amongst Brentford fans, it is clear that he excelled and impressed his home crowd.
Gary Alexander, scorer of the equaliser at the 40th minute was thrilled at the prospect of scoring so well against a Premier class side. Scoring his first goal of his three appearances in this years cup for the club, he has bought his side the opportunity to score many more, taking them through now to the Fourth Round.
Everton manager David Moyes was understandably bemused by the action, admitting to the fact Brentford had played well good and questioning his own team. ‘We had opportunities to put it out of sight. I am concerned, I’ll now need to manage’ he admitted. Starting on Saturday against Fulham.

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