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  • By Alessandro Schiavone

Exclusive Vitaly Janelt (Brentford): Maybe it was not a penalty for Wolves... it changed the game

Wolves 3-2 Brentford

Exclusive by Alessandro at Molineux Stadium

Brentford midfielder Vitaly Janelt reflected on the 3-2 FA Cup exit at Wolves, feeling aggrieved at the extra-time penalty that proved the difference in the tie.

Despite leading twice at Molineux, the Bees failed to see it out, giving Wolverhampton the chance to face West Bromwich in the fourth round of the cup competition.

In an exclusive interview with Capital Football after the game, the German said: "In the first-half we were not that good but we found our feet in the second period before eventually clicking into gear in extra-time.

"But the penalty could have been avoided... maybe it wasn't even one!

"It was the turning point that changed the game which we [then] lost 3-2."

Brentford have failed to beat Wolves a single time this season as a 4-1 trashing in the league was followed by two draws in the FA Cup before Matheus Cunha sealed the deal.

But Janelt feels their fourth meeting on February 10 at Molineux is a shot at redemption. But first things first as a rejuvenated Nottingham Forest side travels to west London on Saturday in a bid to open up a four-point gap to Brentford.

He said: "Wolves? We drew twice and lost once [against them]. But we still have a chance to get the three points against them in the league.

"For us every weekend is a new chance and I believe we can get the three points against Nottingham this weekend.

"If we do that it gives us momentum and three points which would see us leapfrog them in the table."

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