Ivan Toney and Mathias Jensen fired Brentford as much as eighth within the Premier League as Bournemouth’s collapse continued.
Toney’s first-half penalty and Jensen’s late strike earned a 2-0 win and inflicted a sixth straight defeat because the World Cup on the freefalling Cherries, all since Gary O’Neil was made their everlasting supervisor.
It was a 3rd consecutive Premier League win for the hosts and made it seven video games unbeaten, a run which incorporates victories over Liverpool and Manchester City.
Thomas Frank’s enterprising aspect at the moment are forward of Liverpool, whereas solely defeats for West Ham and Everton stored Bournemouth out of the relegation zone.
Bournemouth, nonetheless with out a Premier League aim because the season restarted, may have gone forward when Philip Billing swung in a cross for Kieffer Moore, however the Wales striker’s header landed on the roof of the online.
The guests had been compelled right into a first-half change when Lewis Cook, harm in an earlier 50-50 problem with Jensen, tried in useless to proceed earlier than admitting defeat, with Ben Pearson changing him.
The Bees took the lead moments later when Toney, again after lacking two matches with a knee damage, chased a excessive ball from Yoane Wissa.
The striker was grappled to the ground by defender Marcos Senesi, giving referee Jarred Gillett what regarded a easy penalty resolution.
VAR might need noticed Toney really held on to the defender’s arm till they reached the field, however the resolution stood.
Toney, nonetheless to overlook a penalty for Brentford, duly took his unblemished report to to 21 profitable spot-kicks from 21 makes an attempt.
It was the Twenty sixth-year-old’s 14th aim of the season and his sixth in his final 5 appearances, illustrating as soon as once more how a lot Brentford will miss him if he’s banned by the Football Association over alleged breaches of betting guidelines.
Toney celebrated by cupping his ears in entrance of the Bournemouth followers, who had been giving him stick over the playing costs.
Brentford continued to assault after the break and Josh Dasilva’s chip floated over the crossbar earlier than Cherries keeper Neto denied Christian Norgaard and Bryan Mbeumo.
Wissa then had a chance on the far put up however his volley flew nicely over.
Bournemouth’s greatest likelihood to equalise fell to substitute Siriki Dembele, who shook off three defenders earlier than hitting a strong drive which was saved by David Raya.
But the Bees promptly broke up the opposite finish and Jensen transformed Dasilva’s cross from the sting of the field to wrap up one other spectacular win.