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Chelsea Ties 2-2 at Brentford in F.A. Cup, Will Face Replay

January 27, 2013

Defending champion Chelsea was held to a 2-2 tie at Brentford in the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup today after twice rallying from a goal behind.

Marcello Trotta and Harry Forrester, with a penalty, got goals at Griffin Park in west London for Brentford, which plays in the third-tier League One. Oscar and Fernando Torres replied for the Blues.

The teams will now face a replay at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge to advance in the competition.

In today’s other games, Tottenham is at Championship team Leeds and League One Oldham hosts Liverpool.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James Cone at jcone@bloomberg.net


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