Brentford and Bournemouth meet in the Premier League at the Gtech Community Stadium. The hosts will be looking to continue their good form in the league after a 3-1 win over Liverpool in their last Premier League game. The Cherries have struggled since the return of the Premier League but they are looking for a win in their bid to stay up.
Brentford: Raya, Ajer, Pinnock, Mee, Dasilva, Jensen, Nørgaard, Janelt, Toney, Mbeumo, Wissa
Bournemouth: Neto, Stacey, Mepham, Senesi, Kelly, Christie, L.Cook, Lerma, Anthony, Moore, Billing
1′ The visitors get the game underway!
2′ Brentford earn themselves a corner after good play on the left-hand side.
2′ The resulting corner kick comes to nothing.
8′ Bournemouth are growing into the game and they are keeping hold of the ball well.
14′ It has been an even contest so far with no side having any chances on goal as of yet.
20′ Billing’s cross falls to Moore at the back post but his header narrowly goes over.
26′ After a slow start, the Bees are applying more pressure on the Bournemouth backline.
33′ Bournemouth substitution: Cook off, Pearson on.
37′ BRENTFORD PENALTY! Senesi brings down Toney inside the box and Jarred Gillett points to the spot.
38′ BRENTFORD GOAL! Toney calmly dispatches the penalty to open the scoring.
43′ Dasilva’s volley from outside the box goes wide.
45′ There will be four minutes of additional time.
45+1′ Billing rifles his shot at Raya but the Spaniard collects the ball.
It’s half-time at the Gtech Community Stadium with Brentford leading 1-0. Toney’s penalty on the 38-minute mark put the Bees ahead heading into the second-half.
45′ Brentford get the second-half underway!
52′ Penalty appeals from Bournemouth are waved away after an alleged handball.
56′ Stacey’s low cross goes straight into the hands of Raya.
64′ Bournemouth are pushing for an equaliser but they are lacking end product.
65′ Mbeumo’s shot from outside the box curls into the hands of the Bournemouth ‘keeper.
66′ Bournemouth substitution: Anthony off, Dembélé on.
67′ Dembélé nearly makes an immediate impact as his shot from the left-hand side is pushed away by Raya.
71′ Brentford substitution: Wissa off, Roerslev on.
75′ BRENTFORD GOAL! Dasilva’s cross from the left falls to the feet of Jensen inside the box and he slots home to double Brentford’s advantage.
78′ Bournemouth substitution: Senesi off, Rothwell on.
81′ Brentford substitutions: Ajer off, Jørgensen on & Toney off, Schade on.
89′ Brentford substitution: Mbeumo off, Lewis-Potter on
90′ There will be four minutes of additional time.
It’s full-time at the Gtech Community Stadium as Brentford secure a 2-0 victory over Bournemouth. Toney’s penalty and Jensen’s second-half strike was enough to send the Bees up to 8th – climbing above Liverpool. The Cherries meanwhile currently occupy 17th place ahead of their crucial match against Nottingham Forest next weekend. Thank you for joining me today!