MISSED chances cost Beesotted dear as they crashed out of the Chiswick & District League Cup at Duke Rangers on Sunday.
The Brentford supporters' side lay siege to the Rangers goal early on, but couldn't find the vital breakthrough.
Bobby Brown crashed a shot against the post, but the hosts hit back with two goals against the run of play.
Rob Burville halved the deficit from the spot after Daniel Harris was scythed in the box to give them hope. But Rangers responded with a goal either side of the break.
Jamie Fraser got back amongst the goals with a rare headed effort late on, before the home side scored a breakaway goal in the dying minutes to give them a 5-2 win.
Meanwhile, the reserves kept up their good run of form with victory over Hanworth Villa Sunday D in Division Two.
Will Emmet's penalty, coupled with a Michael Blake strike and a Tamer Shakram piledriver, saw them 3-1 victors.
Stand-in keeper Stuart Nixon starred, while captain Mark Jones was solid at the back for Richard Smith's side.