Final Whistle Verdict: Positive Reaction

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Final Whistle Verdict: Positive Reaction
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A Fernando Torres equaliser with seven minutes left to play spared our blushes in a 2-2 draw with Brentford in the fourth round of the FA Cup at Griffin Park, meaning Uwe Rosler's side will now head to Stamford Bridge for a replay. The hosts had taken the lead four minutes before the break through Marcello Trotter, before Oscar equalised soon after the restart. Brentford appeared to be on course for a major upset when they went 2-1 up courtesy of a Harry Forrester penalty, but their dreams were shattered when Torres struck late on. Rafael Benitez was frustrated with his side's first-half display, but praised the players for the way in which they reacted to going behind on two separate occasions.

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