Huddersfield 1-1 Brentford: Bees' automatic promotion hopes take a hit

Huddersfield 1-1 Brentford: Bees’ slim automatic promotion hopes take a hit as they fail to capitalise on Mads Bech Sorensen’s early second half equaliser

  • Huddersfield took the early lead through Lewis O’Brien in the seventh minute
  • Mads Bech Sorensen then equalised for Brentford five minutes into second half 
  • However, the Bees failed to push on for the winner in the Championship fixture
  • The frustrating draw leaves Brentford nine points off second-placed Watford 

Brentford’s automatic promotion hopes suffered a big blow on Saturday as they were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw at Huddersfield.

The Terriers got off to the perfect start in the seventh minute through Lewis O’Brien’s strike.

However, Mads Bech Sorensen got Brentford back on level terms five minutes into the second half and were pushing for that all-important winner.

But that crucial goal didn’t come and Brentford remain nine points off second-placed Watford with eight matches remaining. 

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Sorensen is mobbed by his Brentford team-mates after levelling the scoring on Saturday

Despite the early second half equaliser, Brentford failed to push on for the winner

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Lewis O’Brien celebrates after giving Huddersfield the lead just seven minutes into the game

O’Brien slots home to give the Terriers the perfect start in the Championship encounter

It was a frustrating afternoon at the office for Thomas Frank and his Brentford side

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