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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."


3 Comments


John Davies
John Davies
Jan 17

Brentford were lucky they weren't on a good hiding, we should have been 4 up at half time and more before extra time, jorgenson along with Maupay should have been red carded along with Potter.

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Paul Timmis
Paul Timmis
Jan 17

And Damsgaard should have been shown a red in the first cup game which would undoubtedly have changed the tie...

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sean_canary
Jan 17

Maybe the 2nd Bees goal was incorrectly allowed to stand by VAR, who can say - it's all if's & but's

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