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EPL English Premier LeagueBrentford 1-2 Leeds United

Brentford 1-2 Leeds United

Harrison’s late 2-1 triumph over nine-man Brentford ensures Leeds’ survival.

After winning the penalty kick, Raphinha put them ahead. Despite this, Canos came off the bench to equalise, only to be given two yellow cards in rapid succession for his celebration and a trip on Raphinha.

Brentford had already lost Ajer early in the game due to injury.

Leeds kept pushing, and Harrison sealed the win deep in stoppage time with a long-range effort.

Starting lineup:

BRENTFORD STARTING XI (4-3-3): David Raya; Kristoffer Ajer, Pontus Jansson, Mads Bech Sorensen, Rico Henry; Mathias Jensen, Vitaly Janelt, Christian Eriksen; Bryan Mbuemo, Ivan Toney, Yoane Wissa.

LEEDS UNITED STARTING XI (4-1-4-1): Illan Meslier; Robin Koch, Diego Llorente, Liam Cooper, Junior Firpo; Kalvin Phillips; Raphinha, Sam Greenwood, Rodrigo, Jack Harrison; Joe Gelhardt.


RAPHINHA SCORES! He steps up to take the penalty that he won, stuttering his run just before hitting the shot. Raya leans to his right, and Raphinha confidently fires the spot-kick into the opposite side of the net. 1-0 Leeds!

CANOS EQUALISES! Leeds are wide open in midfield, but Toney’s initial through-ball is cut out. It goes back to Wissa, who curls a brilliant cross into the far post and Canos sets himself before sending his header over Cooper and past a static Meslier to nestle into the side’s far side. 1-1!

HARRISON SCORES! That should do it for Leeds! Dasilva clears Raphinha’s corner at the near post, but it comes back out to Harrison, who runs onto it. He hits the shot the first time on the half-volley, and it bounces through the crowd and into the near bottom corner. Marsch falls to the floor in relief as the Leeds fans celebrate. 2-1 Leeds!

So, what’s next?

Leeds got the win that they needed, paired with Burnley’s 2-1 loss to Newcastle.

Marsch’s side finishes 17th with 38 points. Brentford misses the chance to finish in the top half of the table, dropping to 13th with 46 points due to their results.

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