Post-Match: Lennon on Bolton's Draw at Brentford

  • April 18, 2015 | By Chris Mann
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Neil Lennon thought his Bolton side were unlucky not to leave the capital with all three points, after twice coming from behind to draw 2-2 at Brentford.

Wanderers twice trailed at Griffin Park, through goals from Alex Pritchard and Jonathan Douglas, but fought back on each occasion courtesy of strikes from Adam Le Fondre and Mark Davies.

Speaking after the game, Lennon was of the belief that his team had the better of the chances and, on another day, could easily have walked away with a victory on their travels.

"It was an enjoyable game," Lennon told the club's official website.

"It takes two teams to make a game like that, so I think you have to give Brentford credit for the way they approached it given their position in the league.

"Brentford's style of play probably suits us a little. They play a very open style with a high line and that was something we thought we could use to our advantage.

"Over the piece, I felt that we had the better chances. Emile (Heskey) has a one-on-one in the first half and should score and Alfie has had one off the line after half time.

"We kept going and got our rewards in the end. It was a justified equaliser in the second half because we had the better of the chances.

"We're disappointed not to have won the game.

"When we've got the kinds of players that we have, there's ability and pace in the side and we looked dangerous going forward.

"We've got a young side, with a lot of players coming through our academy. We've got to find the right blend now looking to next season."

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