With a 3-2 home victory over fellow contenders Fulham on Monday, Brentford fueled their desire to play European football and extended their Premier League winning streak to 12 games. In order to move up to the European qualifying spots, ninth-placed Brentford defeated their opponents in west London thanks to goals from Ivan Toney and Mathias Jensen. After a careless foul by Issa Diop on Christian Norgaard, Toney, who is facing FA accusations and a potential ban for alleged violations of gambling laws, calmly slid his shot past Fulham goalkeeper Bernd Leno in the 53rd minute. After an outstanding run, Jensen then scored from a tight angle after being cut back by Kevin Schade in the 85th minute to put an end to Fulham's four-game winning streak. Ethan Pinnock's deflected shot gave Brentford the early advantage, but Fulham responded just before halftime when Antonio Solomon scored for the fourth straight league game. Carlos Vinicius of Fulham did score a consolation goal in stoppage time with almost the final kick, but Thomas Frank's Brentford team is now unbeaten in the Premier League since October and has 38 points after 24 games. They are one point behind Fulham in seventh place and four behind fifth-place Liverpool. On his team's bid for European football the next season, Frank remarked, "I think it is up to us to dream but keep laser-focused recuperate well tomorrow, and then train hard.
As Brentford defended the longest undefeated streak in the top division this season, Leno had already made two stops when Pinnock's strike, which looked to be going wide, touched Tim Ream and bounced into the corner. The home team was in full swing, and Bryan Mbeumo and Toney both had free kicks that brushed the upright before hitting the woodwork. Another free kick from Fulham struck the goal frame in the 39th minute, but this time Andreas Pereira's excellent strike rebounded down for Israeli Solomon to nudge home. Fulham had the majority of the possession, But, as Toney maintained his 22 from 22 penalty conversion rate, which is 100% since joining Brentford, there could only be one victor. "Because of his plan, the fact that he practises it, and the fact that he is so calm, he is the best penalty taker in the world. He continues to act in this manner "As for his striker, Frank added. "He is a unique football player. In terms of leadership and motivating his team, I believe his character is distinctive." Only Brentford and Borussia Dortmund have yet to lose a game in 2023 in the top three leagues in Europe. Reims and Borussia Dortmund are the other two.
Brentford Vs Fulham: Brentford Beat Fulham To Fuel European Dream
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