It was a frustrating evening for Liverpool on Saturday as despite scoring three goals away from home, they only came away with a point from West London.
Brentford took the lead in the 27th minute before being pegged back by Jurgen Klopp's team with goals either side of half time from Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah.
After the home side equalised in the 63rd minute, Curtis Jones restored the Reds lead four minutes later.
There was however to be disappointment for the travelling fans as Brentford snatched a point with Yoane Wissa's equaliser in the 82nd minute.
Despite the defensive lapses, Liverpool could quite easily have scored more goals but were deprived by the brilliance of Bees keeper David Raya and poor finishing.
Brentford 1-1 Liverpool
Diogo Jota - 31st minute
The lead given to Brentford by Ethan Pinnock in the 27th minute didn't last long and four minutes later the match was all square.
Liverpool broke down their right through Mohamed Salah. He laid a pass into the path of Jordan Henderson who had kept himself onside out on the right wing.
Henderson's first time cross was made to measure for Diogo Jota who leapt to steer a brilliant header past Raya and into the Brentford net.
Jota is proving just how good he is in the air with five of his twelve Premier League goals for Liverpool coming from headers.
The Portuguese international continues to impress after his move from Wolves last summer and has also scored seven goals in his last eight away matches in the Premier League.
Brentford 1-2 Liverpool
Mohamed Salah - 54th minute
The Egyptian became the fastest player to score 100 Premier League goals for the Reds in the 54th minute at the Brentford Community Stadium.
Salah made a run in behind the Bees defence to get on the end of an outstanding chipped pass from Fabinho to volley into the corner of the Brentford goal from six yards out.
It looked initially that the goal would be ruled out as the assistant referee immediately flagged for offside.
After some anxious moments as the VAR footage was reviewed, the goal was given with Liverpool's top scorer clearly onside.
This was Salah's fifth goal in six Premier League starts this season as he goes on the hunt for more records in a Liverpool shirt.
Brentford 2-3 Liverpool
Curtis Jones - 67th minute
A good all round display from Curtis Jones was capped off with a superb goal in the 67th minute.
Andy Robertson played a ball to the 20 year old midfielder on the left before making a run on the outside.
This created space for Jones to cut inside and let fly from 25 yards with a shot that flicked off a defender and past Raya.
The goal came just as Klopp was preparing to replace Jones with Roberto Firmino. Despite the brilliance of the strike, the substitution went ahead as planned with Liverpool leading 3-2.