#sports activities Brentford 5-2 Leeds: Ivan Toney’s hat-trick ensures the Bees’ winless run comes to an finish
Mohamed Salah on 115. Then Harry Kane on 113. Then Ivan Toney on 101.
Not dangerous firm the Brentford striker is holding at the prime of English soccer’s scoring charts since August 2018. Toney added one other three to his assortment right here, every one spectacular in its personal means as Leeds have been affected by the 26-year-old intriguing Gareth Southgate.
His first was a penalty, sustaining his excellent file of getting scored all 18 of the spot-kicks he’s taken for Brentford. His second was a 25-yard free-kick, regardless of Toney having by no means beforehand bagged from outdoors of the field. His third? Well that was a murals.
Ivan Toney grabbed his second Premier-League hat-trick to assist Brentford beat Leeds
The striker opened the scoring from the penalty spot half-hour in to give Brentford the lead
Leeds goalkeeper Illan Meslier had raced out of his field to clear the hazard. He didn’t, and Brentford’s striker was left with the ball and three defenders blocking his route to aim. Toney responded by chipping all of them from 25 yards, finishing his hat-trick.
‘Ridiculous,’ mentioned Brentford boss Thomas Frank, smiling. On whether or not Southgate ought to be calling up the uncapped Toney, Frank mentioned: ‘England have been in a few penalty shootouts and if they want to win one, they need to pick Ivan.’
Having talked about the chic with Toney and Brentford, we should additionally talk about the stroppy and sloppy, and that’s Jesse March and Leeds. The supervisor’s conduct on the sidelines was virtually as dire as his group’s defending on the subject, and Marsch was pink carded for his behaviour.
Leeds boss Jesse Marsch was despatched off in the second half after he furiously remonstrated with the officers
Toney obtained his second 13 minutes later with a strong free-kick to double the Bees’ lead
MATCH FACTS & RATINGS
Brentford (4-3-3): Raya 6; Hickey 6.5, Jansson 7, Mee 7, Henry 6.5; Baptiste 6.5 (Onyeka 59, 6), Janelt 6.5 (Zanka 67, 6), Jensen 7 (Damsgaard 83); Mbeumo 8 (Wissa 83), Toney 9, Lewis-Potter 8 (Dasilva 59, 6)
Subs (not used): Ghoddos, Ajer, Strakosha, Roerslev
Scorers: Toney (30 pen, 43, 58), Mbeumo (80), Wissa (90)
Booked: Damsgaard, Hickey
Manager: Thomas Frank 8
Leeds (4-2-3-1): Meslier 3; Drameh 5 (Ayling 70, 6), Koch 3, Llorente 3, Struijk 5; Adams 5, Roca 5.5 (Greenwood 86); Sinisterra 5 (Summerville 59, 6), Aaronson 5, Harrison 5 (Bamford 45, 6); Gelhardt 5 (Klich 59, 6)
Subs (not used): Klaesson, Forshaw, Cooper, Hjelde
Scorers: Sinisterra (45+1), Roca (79)
Booked: Sinisterra, Klich
Manager: Jesse Marsch 3
Referee: Robert Jones 6
He insisted in his post-match press convention that he remained ‘respectful’, although when somebody is bursting out of his technical space, stepping on to the pitch to protest and barking at the officers, that’s exhausting to imagine.
This was a day for Brentford to keep in mind they usually have been on prime from the get-go.
Bringing again reminiscences of that 4-0 bloodbath of Manchester United, they virtually opened the scoring when Leeds tried and failed to play out from the again. Robin Koch’s move was intercepted by Mathias Jensen, whose curled shot narrowly flew broad.
That was the first of many errors Leeds’ defence would make right here and, after seeing a number of probabilities go to waste, Brentford’s first aim arrived with assist from VAR David Coote.
Jensen’s lengthy throw-in sparked a scramble in the Leeds field. Brentford known as for a penalty, claiming the ball hit Pascal Struijk on the arm. Coote disagreed, however in the aftermath of that potential handball, there was a problem by Luis Sinisterra on Toney.
Coote determined Sinisterra obtained none of the ball however did get the man and despatched Robert Jones to his pitch-side monitor. After a prolonged take a look at the replays, the referee pointed to the penalty spot. Toney stepped up, scored, and made it 50 objectives in 96 appearances for Brentford.
It would turn into 51 quickly sufficient. When Koch fouled Shandon Baptiste, Brentford had a free-kick from 25 yards. Toney was a shock taker, given he had by no means scored from outdoors of the field for his membership. Until now, that’s, as the ball flew past a statuesque Meslier.
Leeds made it 2-1 in first-half stoppage time, Sinisterra making amends for his penalty by looping the ball over Rico Henry and burying it in the backside left nook.
Leeds’ summer time signing Luis Sinisterra obtained one again with a low strike on the stroke of half-time
Toney rounded Illan Meslier earlier than lobbing the ball to seal his hat-trick earlier than the hour mark
Brentford made it 3-1 in the 58th minute when Meslier rushed out of his field to make a clearance. Toney received the ball and with the goalkeeper in no man’s land, he chipped into the aim.
After an hour, Leeds needed a penalty, feeling Crysencio Summerville was fouled by Aaron Hickey. Referee Jones and VAR Coote have been unmoved and Marsch was outraged, leaving his technical space to frantically level at the pitch-side monitor.
He was pink carded however after 80 minutes, Leeds made it 3-2 via Marc Roca.
Marc Roca’s close-range end put Leeds in touching distance once more after 79 minutes
But Bryan Mbeumo struck only a minute later to give the house aspect a two aim lead once more – though his aim was initially chalked off earlier than being given by the VAR
Brentford substitute Yoane Wissa obtained one in stoppage-time to safe the win in west London
Seconds after the restart, nonetheless, it was 4-2 as Mbeumo broke behind Leeds’ again line to rating.
It was initially flagged offside however VAR Coote determined the header in the build-up was by Koch, not Toney, and so it was onside.
In stoppage time, Brentford made it a five-star exhibiting. Birthday boy Yoane Wissa stole the ball off Diego Llorente in entrance of the Leeds field – yet one more second of insanity from this Leeds defence – and beat Meslier to full an emphatic win for Frank’s males.