Brentford beat Bournemouth to reach Sky Bet Championship play-off final

Brentford come from behind to beat Bournemouth 3-1 to secure Sky Bet Championship play-off final.
  • Brentford beat Bournemouth 3-1 to secure place in the play-off final
  • Bournemouth went ahead in first half before Brentford rallied to beat them at the Brentford Community Stadium

Brentford come from behind to beat Bournemouth 3-1 to secure spot in Sky Bet Championship play-off final.

Goals from Ivan Toney, Vitaly Janelt and Marcus Forss sent Thomas Frank’s team to the play-off final.

Bournemouth went ahead in the fifth minute through Arnaut Danjuma. The Bees pulled level when Ivan Toney converted from the spot 11 minutes later after Lloyd Kelly’s handball.

The Cherries went down to ten men when former Bees defender Chris Mepham was sent off after he pulled Bryan Mbeumo to the deck in the 28th minute, before Vitaly Janelt added a spectacular second for the hosts five minutes after the break.

Brentford’s comeback was completed with nine minutes left to play, when substitute Marcus Forss’ beat goalkeeper Asmir Begovic with a predatory finish inside the six-yard box to send the Bees to Wembley.

Brentford will not take on either Swansea or Barnsley who play on Saturday.