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Lewis: “It’s been a long time coming”

Goal-scorer discusses first strike for The Bees

17 March 2018

Lewis Macleod said that his first strike for Brentford was “a long time coming” having marked his first league start since October 2016 with a goal. Brentford fell behind midway through the first half to Adama Traoré's well-struck effort, but the Scotsman was at hand to earn The Bees a share of the spoils during an evenly-contested encounter at Griffin Park.

"We’re disappointed that we didn’t win the game," Lewis told iFollow Brentford following the full-time whistle. “We dominated most of the ball and if we’d taken a few of our chances we could have won it comfortably.”

The sponsors' Man of the Match admitted he was delighted to get off the mark in red and white:

“On a personal note it was good. I was relatively surprised I was playing so I was excited going into the game. To score is a great feeling. I hit it straight into the corner – I was unlucky with the first strike, picked up the second ball and tried to put it in the bottom corner. It was a nice finish. It’s been a long time coming! My aim is to get on the pitch and play and I felt as though I did myself justice today.”


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