Brentford win 4-3 on penalties
Keeper Stuart Nelson scored the winning penalty as Brentford won a shoot-out 4-3 in the Carling Cup first round.
Nelson also saved from Ashan Holgate while Curtis Weston fired over the bar and Sam Tillen missed for the Bees.
Kevin O'Connor had headed Brentford into the lead before crossing for Jo Kuffour to put them 2-0 up.
Andy Nicholas headed Swindon back into the game before ex- Bees skipper Paul Evans equalised with a fierce drive and Town's Royce Brownlie was sent off.
Swindon: Phil Smith, Jack Smith, Vincent (Weston 45), Ifil, Nicholas, Shakes, Evans, Holgate, Brown (Caton 69), Onibuje, Brownlie.
Subs Not Used: Pook, Jutkiewicz, Wells.
Sent Off: Brownlie (120).
Booked: Onibuje, Shakes, Ifil.
Goals: Nicholas 38, Evans 72.
Brentford: Nelson, O'Connor (Osborne 45), Tillen, Heywood, Griffiths, Brooker, Mousinho, Pinault, Kuffour, Moore (Ide 58), Rhodes (Charles 111). Subs Not Used: Carder-Andrews, Brown.
Booked: Mousinho, Ide, Brooker, Griffiths, Osborne.
Goals: O'Connor 10, Kuffour 25.
Ref: I Williamson (Berkshire).