Premier League: Brentford conquers Southampton 3-0

LONDON. Brentford was finally too strong for Southampton.

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LONDON. Brentford was finally too good for Southampton with the goal of P. Jansson (13′), Y. Wissa (14′) and K. Ajer (79′). Southampton lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Brentford Community Stadium stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Michael Salisbury with the assistance of Lee Betts and Mark Scholes. The 4th official was Jonathan Moss. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.1 degrees Celsius or 64.58 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 68%.​

Match Statistics

Southampton was in firm control of the ball 60% while Brentford was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Southampton was more aggressive with 71 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. Still, Brentford managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Brentford shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Southampton shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Brentford. On the opposite side, Southampton received 1 yellow card (I. Diallo).

After playing this encounter, Brentford will have 40 points like Aston Villa and Southampton to stay in the 14th place. On the other side, Southampton will stay with 40 points like Aston Villa and Brentford to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 13'
    13'

    P. Jansson

    I. Toney

  • 14'
    14'

    Y. Wissa

  • 17'
    17'

    I. Diallo

  • 64'
    64'

    M. Elyounoussi

    I. Diallo

  • 69'
    69'

    J. Dasilva

    Y. Wissa

  • 79'
    79'

    K. Ajer

  • 81'
    81'

    S. Baptiste

    B. Mbeumo

  • 83'
    83'

    O. Romeu

    S. Armstrong

  • 87'
    87'

    N. Young-Coombes

    M. Jensen

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Brentford will play away against Everton on the 15th of May with a 1-1 head to head.

Southampton will host Liverpool on the 17th of May with a 12-4 head to head in favor of Liverpool (3 draws).

Brentford: Formation and Lineups

Brentford started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Thomas Frank chose to play with the following team: David Raya (7.6), Kristoffer Ajer (8.5), Pontus Jansson (8.0), Mads Bech Sörensen (7.0), Rico Henry (7.2), Mathias Jensen (6.4), Christian Nørgaard (8.4), Christian Eriksen (7.2), Bryan Mbeumo (7.0), Ivan Toney (7.6) and Yoane Wissa (7.1).

Substitutes

Brentford made 3 changes: Y. Wissa for J. Dasilva (69′), B. Mbeumo for S. Baptiste (81′) and M. Jensen for N. Young-Coombes (87′).

Top player: Kristoffer Ajer

Probably the most impressive player in Brentford was Kristoffer Ajer.

His rating is (8.5) with 1 goal, 22 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 3. He performed 2 crosses.

Southampton: Formation and Lineups

Southampton started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, Ralph Hasenhüttl played with: Fraser Forster (6.2), Kyle Walker-Peters (6.7), Jan Bednarek (6.8), Mohammed Salisu (6.5), Romain Perraud (6.9), Stuart Armstrong (7.0), James Ward-Prowse (6.9), Ibrahima Diallo (6.6), Nathan Redmond (6.7), Adam Armstrong (6.6) and Armando Broja (6.7).

Substitutes

Southampton made 2 changes: I. Diallo for M. Elyounoussi (64′) and S. Armstrong for O. Romeu (83′).

Top player: Stuart Armstrong

The player who no doubt impressed Southampton the most was Stuart Armstrong.

His rating is (7.0) with 40 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.

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