Substitute Josh Dasilva’s late rocket salvaged Brentford some extent as they fought again from two targets down to attract 2-2 of their Premier League opener at Leicester.
Dasilva, a second-half alternative for Mathias Jensen, crashed residence an unlikely equaliser with 4 minutes remaining for the Bees, who had been a transparent second finest for many of the match.
Leicester had been greater than good worth for his or her 2-0 lead after targets in every half from Timothy Castagne and Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall earlier than Ivan Toney pulled one again within the 62nd minute.
The Foxes bossed the primary 45 minutes to such an extent that their 1-0 interval lead was scant reward.
After Brentford ahead Bryan Mbeumo volleyed straight at Leicester goalkeeper Danny Ward within the tenth minute it was one-way visitors.
Ward, most popular in purpose to Daniel Iversen following Kasper Schmeichel’s departure to Ligue 1 aspect Nice, not often acquired a contact.
At the opposite finish, Bees goalkeeper David Raya was a lot busier, parrying a swerving effort from Wilfred Ndidi earlier than James Maddison headed Youri Tielemans’ cross simply vast.
Maddison was the supplier when the Foxes took a deserved lead within the twenty seventh minute as Castagne rose highest to powerfully head residence his nook.
Maddison and Dewsbury-Hall had been on the coronary heart of all Leicester’s finest work as Brentford sat deep and had been surprisingly passive, with the previous’s volley gathered comfortably by Raya.
Raya was overwhelmed once more three minutes earlier than half-time when Tielemans’ 25-yard shot bounced off his right-hand put up, however the Foxes gave the scoreline a more true reflection of their dominance simply 30 seconds after the restart.
Jamie Vardy teed up Dewsbury-Hall 25 yards from purpose and the spectacular homegrown midfielder rifled a low shot into the underside nook.
It seemed a great distance again for the Bees, however they lifted themselves out of their torpor and Toney flung them a lifeline within the 62nd minute after a uncommon foray ahead.
Toney managed Rico Henry’s ball into the sting of the six-yard field and, after holding off Daniel Amartey’s problem, he hooked the ball residence.
Leicester responded by means of Wesley Fofana’s header from Maddison’s free-kick, which hit a put up earlier than Raya pushed the rebound clear.
As the sport entered the ultimate quarter, Brentford continued to enhance and went near levelling when Toney escaped his marker on the far put up and headed Mbeumo’s good deep cross inches vast.
But, out of nowhere within the closing levels, Dasilva slammed residence a shot from the sting of the penalty space to equalise after slicing inside on to his left foot.