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Welcome to GetWestLondon's live coverage of Brentford's home opener against Nottingham Forest.

The Bees were beaten at Sheffield United last weekend, while Forest, somehow, picked up all three points at home to Millwall.

There was joy for both sides in the week as Dean Smith's side progressed in the Carabao Cup at AFC Wimbledon, with the Tricky Trees seeing off the challenge of Shrewsbury.

This afternoon's game sees Mark Warburton return to Griffin Park for the first time after his departure in 2015 and all eyes, and ears, are going to be on the reception he is given.

GetWestLondon will be with you every step of the way and you can join in as well on Twitter @BeesGetWest.

This page will update automatically so there is no need to adjust your set so sit back, relax, maybe get a refreshingly cool drink, and enjoy the first Brentford home game of the season with us.

Full Time

That’s it. A disappointing afternoon.

Watkins stings the palms of Smith. So close. One minute left.

GOAL! Brentford 3-4 Nottingham Forest (Maupay 90)

Five minutes added on at the second half as Jota draws an easy save from Jordan Smith. But Neal Maupay has now scored. Is there a twist in the tale?

Matt Mills is booked.

Ollie Watkins forces a great save from Jordan Smith. Forest deal with this short corner. Sawyers’ pass is cut out en route to Bjelland.

GOAL! Brentford 2-4 Nottingham Forest (Kieran Dowell)

Game over. Brentford fail to clear their lines well and Kieran Dowell’s shot is deflected past Dan Bentley. Nothing the Bees stopper could do.

Rico Henry and David Vaughan have gone into the book

GOAL! Brentford 2-3 Nottingham Forest (Bjelland 78)

Brentford are back in it and it comes from another short corner. Jota plays a 1-2 and it’s powered home by Andreas Bjelland. The linesman flagged and the referee confirmed it with his watch.

Forest make their final change as two-goal man Andreas Bouchalakis is replaced by Armand Traore

Ollie Watkins does well to create a shooting chance but his effort goes wide and he looks disgusted with himself.

Forest make a change as Barrie McKay is replaced by Mustapha Carayol

Tendayi Darikwa goes close after a rare foray forward from Forest in the last few minutes. Brentford, as a unit, have been shaky defensively.

Vibe hooks over after a good run from Henrik Dalsgaard. Brentford have been the better side but lost their heads for 10 minutes after going a goal up.

Brentford make their final sub as Neal Maupay comes on for Florian Jozefzoon.

Argh! Great work from the Bees again. The ball is whipped in from the right and Jozefzoon can’t connect. Brentford now win themselves a corner.

Brentford have woken up and are turning the screw after the substitutions, winning another corner. Jota’s ball evades everyone and is cleared. Forest counter but Romaine Sawyers, brilliantly, tracks back and eases Ben Osborn off the ball.

So unlucky for Jota. He turns Dalsgaard’s ball into the box goalbound and it hits Jordan Smith. Nearly 3-2 and everything to play for. Still 27 minutes left for Brentford to salvage something.

Brentford win a corner and Jota goes over to take. Florian Jozefzoon comes to offer the short option. It is very deep and headed out for a throw in.

Jota forces a save from Jordan Smith. Ollie Watkins and Romaine Sawyers coming on. They replace Nico Yennaris and Josh McEachran.

Brentford have another free kick on the edge of the area. Jota’s effort loops off the wall and Forest scramble clear.

Brentford hit the post

Brentford win a free kick on the edge of the box. Jota, Egan, McEachran and Jozefzoon standing over it. It looks as if it’s going to be Jozefzoon to take. It’s over the wall and hits the outside of the post

It’s nearly four as Barrie McKay goes clear. Bentley rushes out and saves.

Goal! Brentford 1-3 Nottingham Forest (Bouchalakis 47)

That’s in though. Brentford haven’t come out for the second half and Bouchalakis finds time and space to pick out the top corner from 20 yards. It was in as soon as it left his foot. Terrible from Brentford.

Nottingham Forest win an early corner - it’s cleared, barely before the ball comes back in to Joe Worrall, in acres of space, who fires wide. Zach Clough has also been replaced by Kieran Dowell

We’re back underway. Can Brentford come back?

Half Time: Brentford 1-2 Nottingham Forest

That’s half-time Brentford were in complete control of this game and had taken a deserved lead against Nottingham Forest. However, defensive lapses allowed Forest back in it. They failed to clear a free kick that Andreas Bouchalakis fired into the net and then fell asleep to let Tendayi Darikwa in. His shot hits the post and Daryl Murphy puts the visitors in front. Dean Smith will, surely, be having some words with his side at half-time.

Goal! Brentford 1-2 Nottingham Forest (Murphy 43)

Brentford’s defence has gone to sleep and Tendayi Darikwa fires a shot that hits the post. Daryl Murphy follows up and makes it 2-1.

GOAL! Brentford 1-1 Nottingham Forest (Bouchalakis 41)

The Reds are back on level terms. A free kick was not cleared properly and Andreas Bouchalakis leaves Bentley stranded.

Egan likes playing in the home opener. He bagged a brace against Ipswich last season and has opened his and Brentford’s account for the year again. Dean Smith’s Barmy Army rings around Ealing Road, which is so good to hear.

GOAL! Brentford 1-0 Nottingham Forest (Egan 38)

Another corner played short and back. Jozefzoon’s cross is headed home by John Egan. Bees take a deserved lead.