Premier League: Leeds United snatches a 2-1 win against Brentford 2-1

LONDON. Leeds United prevailed over Brentford to win 2-1. A goal from J. Harrison was decisive in the 90min.


LONDON. Leeds United defeated Brentford to win 2-1. A goal from J. Harrison was decisive in the 90min. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Leeds United to strike first with a penalty of Raphinha at the 56′. Then it was a goal in the 78′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, J. Harrison gave the win to Leeds United in the 90′ minute with a goal.

S. Canos received a red card (81′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Brentford lost the match.

The match was played at the Brentford Community Stadium stadium in London on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney who was helped by Lee Betts and Neil Davies. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 22 degrees Celsius or 71.67 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 37%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Brentford was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Leeds United that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Leeds United was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Leeds United won the match.​

Brentford shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Leeds United shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target.


Brentford received 3 yellow cards (D. Raya, S. Canos and I. Toney). On the opposite side, Leeds United received 1 yellow card (K. Phillips).

S. Canos (Brentford) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (81′).

After this contest, Brentford will stay with 46 points like Newcastle United to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Leeds United will have 35 points like Burnley to stay in the 18th place.

Match Events

  • 55'

    D. Raya

  • 56'

    Raphinha (Penalty)

  • 60'

    J. Dasilva

    M. Jensen

  • 63'

    S. Canos

    R. Henry

  • 71'

    S. Baptiste

    M. Bech Sorensen

  • 71'

    P. Struijk

    J. Gelhardt

  • 78'

    S. Canos

  • 80'

    S. Canos

  • 79'

    I. Toney

  • 81'

    S. Canos

  • 82'

    K. Phillips

  • 84'

    M. Klich

    S. Greenwood

  • 90'

    J. Harrison

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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 (6.8), Kristoffer Ajer (6.4), Pontus Jansson (6.6), Mads Bech Sörensen (7.3), Rico Henry (6.5), Mathias Jensen (7.0), Vitaly Janelt (7.7), Christian Eriksen (7.3), Bryan Mbeumo (7.1), Ivan Toney (7.2) and Yoane Wissa (7.7).


Brentford made 3 changes: M. Jensen for J. Dasilva (60′), R. Henry for S. Canos (63′) and M. Bech Sorensen for S. Baptiste (71′).

Top player: Vitaly Janelt

The player who no doubt impressed Brentford the most was Vitaly Janelt.

His rating is (7.7) with 43 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 13.

Leeds United: Formation and Lineups

Leeds United started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

On the opposite side, Jesse Marsch played with: Illan Meslier (7.1), Robin Koch (6.3), Diego Llorente (6.8), Liam Cooper (6.4), Junior Firpo (6.7), Raphinha (8.1), Sam Greenwood (6.7), Kalvin Phillips (7.4), Jack Harrison (6.9), Rodrigo (6.4) and Joe Gelhardt (6.1).


Leeds United made 2 changes: J. Gelhardt for P. Struijk (71′) and S. Greenwood for M. Klich (84′).

Top player: Raphinha

The player who no doubt impressed Leeds United the most was Raphinha.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 33 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 2 crosses.

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