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