After 74 years and 9 unsuccessful play-off campaigns, little outdated Brentford are promoted to the Premier League with a 2-Zero victory over ten-man Swansea at Wembley.
Having not performed within the top-flight since Could 1947, the Bees broke their play-off curse as objectives from Ivan Toney and Emiliano Marcondes took the Bees to the promised land.
Crushed in final season’s ultimate, it was tenth time fortunate for Brentford, who succeed within the end-of-season lottery for the primary time of their historical past.
And after ending the Championship marketing campaign third, shedding most of their star gamers over time and nonetheless thriving because of an progressive ‘Moneyball’ system, it’s so well-deserved.
Their newest star striker linked with everybody, Toney, netted for the 33rd time within the league this season when Bryan Mbeumo gained a penalty within the 10th minute.
And the Bees had been shortly out of sight when Emiliano netted a advantageous breakaway aim on 20 minutes.
Any Brentford fan will inform you it’s by no means this easy, however it could’ve been had Toney netted a surprising volley which hit the crossbar and bounced off the road a number of moments later.
However regardless of some Swansea stress in the beginning of the second-half, two objectives had been sufficient for the Bees, particularly after a crimson card to Jay Fulton on 65 minutes.
Fulton trod on Mathias Jensen’s Achilles, giving the referee no alternative however to ship him off regardless of the accident.
Even Brentford, with that terrible file, couldn’t throw it away from there – and the aid from their 5,000 inside Wembley was tangible.
We sit up for seeing them and their vivid younger workforce within the Premier League subsequent season.