LONDON. Brentford conquers AFC Bournemouth with a 2-0 win with a penalty scored by I. Toney (39′) and a goal from M. Jensen (75′).
The match was played at the Brentford Community Stadium stadium in London on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Jarred Gillett assisted by Simon Long and Harry Lennard. The 4th official was Andy Madley. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 7.3 degrees Celsius or 45.05 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Brentford was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. AFC Bournemouth that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.
Brentford was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Brentford won the contest.
Brentford shot 12 times, 4 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, AFC Bournemouth shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target.
Brentford received 1 yellow card (David Raya). Regarding the opposition, AFC Bournemouth received 1 yellow card (Neto ).
After playing this match, Brentford will have 26 points to stay in the 9th place. On the other side, AFC Bournemouth will stay with 16 points to move up in the 17th place.
Ivan Toney (Penalty)
AFC Bournemouth will host Nottingham Forest on the 21st of January with a 5-2 head to head statistic in favor of AFC Bournemouth (2 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 , Kristoffer Ajer , Ethan Pinnock , Ben Mee , Vitaly Janelt , Mathias Jensen , Christian Nørgaard , Joshua Dasilva , Bryan Mbeumo , Ivan Toney and Yoane Wissa .
Brentford made 5 changes: Yoane Wissa for Mads Roerslev (71′), Josh Dasilva for Mikkel Damsgaard (82′), Ivan Toney for K. Schade (82′), Ivan Toney for Zanka (83′) and Bryan Mbeumo for K. Lewis-Potter (89′).
Top player: Mathias Jensen
Probably the most impressive player in Brentford was Mathias Jensen.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 42 passes (69% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 6 crosses.
AFC Bournemouth: Formation and Lineups
AFC Bournemouth started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Talking about the opposition, Gary O\’Neil played with: Neto , Jack Stacey , Chris Mepham , Marcos Senesi , Lloyd Kelly , Ryan Christie , Jefferson Lerma , Lewis Cook , Jaidon Anthony , Philip Billing and Kieffer Moore .
AFC Bournemouth made 3 changes: Lewis Cook for Ben Pearson (35′), Jaidon Anthony for Siriki Dembélé (66′) and Marcos Senesi for Joe Rothwell (78′).
Top player: Philip Billing
The player who no doubt impressed AFC Bournemouth the most was Philip Billing.
His rating iswith 28 passes (78% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
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