Date: 25th September 2011 at 3:54pm
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Brentford showed Latics how it was done at Boundary Park yesterday when they made it four away wins on the bounce even though they played most of the second half with ten men.

Goals from Jonathan Douglas and Myles Weston was enough to give Bees victory, Miguel Llera was sent off.

There was an early chance for each side as Alex Cisak made a good save from Niall McGinn and then at the other end, Shefki Kuqi tested Richard Lee.

Lee was called into action again when he was called upon when he had to tip away Reuben Reid`s smash at goal on the half hour mark.

It would be fair to say that when Brentford went in front it was against the run of play, but they took their chance when it came along which is more than the home side could do. Douglas was in the right place when a clearance fell to him and he smashed home a volley into the bottom corner of the net.

After that it was always the visitors who looked more like scoring the second and Douglas went close once again with a long range effort.

The Bees went down to 10 men after 64 minutes when Llera handled the ball and after receiving a second yellow for the offence, he had to go.

But any hope Oldham had of turning the game around were dashed a few minutes later when McGinn set up Weston and he fired home from ten yards.

Latics (4-4-2): Cisak; Clarke (Smith 68), Diamond, M’voto, Lee; Simpson (Morais 58), Wesolowski (Diallo 75), Adeyemi, Taylor; Kuqi, Reid.

Subs (not used): Gerrard, Mellor.

Brentford (4-4-2): Lee; Thompson, Eger, Llera, Adams; McGinn (Diagouraga 74), O’Connor (Osbourne 66), Bean, Douglas; Clarkson (Weston 61), Donaldson.

Subs (not used): Wood, Moore.

Referee: G Eltringham.

Attendance: 3,777 (163 visitors).