Ivan Toney spot on as Brentford sink Fulham in deserved derby victory

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Life, death, taxes and Ivan Toney scoring penalties. The Brentford striker may be facing a ban of up to six months for allegedly breaking betting rules but his 22nd successful spot kick in a row ensured Thomas Frank’s side took the bragging rights in this west London derby between two of the Premier League’s over-performing clubs.

While Marco Silva’s side had major cause to complain about the penalty being awarded by referee Anthony Taylor after Manor Solomon had cancelled out Ethan Pinnock’s deflected opening goal with his fifth goal in successive matches, Brentford made it 12 unbeaten and moved to within a point of Fulham in seventh having played two games less after Mathias Jensen added a late third and a consolation from substitute Carlos Vinícius.

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Written by Ed Aarons at the Gtech Community Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2023/mar/06/brentford-fulham-premier-league-match-report under the title “Ivan Toney spot on as Brentford sink Fulham in deserved derby victory”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.