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Brentford knocked out Southampton, West Bromwich Albion, Fulham and Newcastle United on their way to the last four in 2020-21, before losing 2-0 to Tottenham Hotspur.
It was a sign that they were ready for top-flight football and in May they secured promotion to the Premier League for the first time.
Thomas Frank will be happy with the way that his side have begun life in the promised land, as they have registered four points from two games following a brilliant 2-0 win over Arsenal and a goalless draw with Crystal Palace.
While survival will be the main priority for the Bees this season, another cup run certainly would not go a miss and they may take inspiration from Aston Villa who reached the final as a newly-promoted Premier League side two years ago.
Forest Green Rovers are the early pacesetters in League Two, having won all of their first four fixtures to sit top of the table.
Rob Edwards‘ side are yet to keep a clean sheet, but are in imperious form in front of goal, netting 13 times in the league so far.
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Nicky Cadden scored a hat-trick as Rovers won 6-3 against Crawley Town on Saturday afternoon, opening the scoring inside the first minute.
The Gloucestershire outfit have already pulled off a cup shock this season, as they beat West country rivals Bristol City on penalties after drawing 2-2 in 90 minutes, with Regan Hendry scoring a 96th-minute equaliser.