BRENTFORD are into the last eight of the Carabao Cup as they claimed victory at Stoke.
Last seasons’ semi-finalists went ahead after just 22 minutes as Ivan Toney teed up Sergi Canos to drill home through a sea of legs.
Stoke had already knocked out Premier League Watford in the last round but their hopes of adding another scalp to their collection were severely dented further before the break.
Striker Toney grabbed his third of the campaign as he slotted home from 12 yards.
But Stoke were not prepared to surrender lightly, and they got themselves back into it shortly after the restart courtesy of ex-Brentford ace Romaine Sawyers.
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