Brentford 3-1 Bournemouth (3-2 agg): Forss clinches Wembley spot

Brentford received the semi-final second chance breath as goals by Ivan Toney, Vitaly Janelt and Marcus Forss noticed them come from behind the sinking of Bournemouth.

Already a goal down from the primary leg, they trailed 2-0 on aggregates when Arnaut Danjuma fired the guests forward after just 5 minutes.

However Bournemouth lost Chris Mepham to a red card within the first half and Toney equalized from the spot, earlier than Janelt’s second half strike and Forss fired the Bees to a 3-1 victory, 3-2 on aggregates.


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Not having played within the best flight since 1947, Brentford at the moment are back at Wembley a year after dropping out to Fulham within the play-off final.

Bees head Thomas Frank had began on a lap of the field earlier than kick-off, whipping the 4,500 followers who may very well be current as Covid’s restrictions eased.

However their enthusiasm was dampened by a 60 yard break from Danjuma after just 5 minutes.

Danjuma, who scored the winner within the first leg, went on to clear Brentford’s corner, trying as much as see three quarters of the field empty in entrance of him.

The Dutch winger raced clear to fit the ball past beekeeper David Raya and double Bournemouth’s lead within the tie.

However Brentford had been rescued within the fifteenth minute when Emiliano Marcondes’s cross struck Lloyd Kelly’s arm as he slid right into a blocking.

With no away supporters in attendance you could possibly have heard a pin drop as Toney stepped as much as seize the penalty kick, however the striker quietly slotted home his thirty second goal of the season to draw his side’s level on the day.

Bournemouth, already dedicated to time regularly to Frank’s obvious frustration, was lowered to 10 males after 28 minutes when former Bees defender Mepham noticed red for bringing down Bryan Mbeumo.

Toney ought to have leveled the tie however someway flipped a free header on the far post of Sergi Canos’ cross, earlier than Henrik Dalsgaard’s header was cleared off the road by Diego Rico.

5 minutes into the second half Brentford had been flat on aggregates after the ball dived round Bournemouth’s penalty court docket.

Finally he discovered Janelt on the sting of the field, and his unorthodox shot looped and diverted his approach past the diving Asmir Begovic and into the far corner.

They poured on against the drained 10 males and with 20 minutes after Mbeumo’s cross discovered Toney, however the attacker’s volley flew over the crossbar.

Begovic was then overwhelmed away by the Marcondes’ roller, however the goal was coming, and he arrived with 10 minutes remaining.

Marcondes floated down the left and minimize the ball back to Forss, who reached the close to post to poke the ball home and set off a delirium round Brentford’s new ground.

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