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Bees confirmed in third place in Sky Bet Championship

Third win in a row secures Second Leg of Play-Off tie at home

2 May 2021

Brentford's 2-0 win over Watford yesterday confirmed The Bees will finish third in the 2020/21 Sky Bet Championship. The win was Brentford's third in a row and extended their unbeaten run to 11. Marcus Forss scored the opening goal just after half time and Ivan Toney hit his 30th of the season from the penalty spot to seal victory.

The win took Brentford to 84 points, which is more than any team below them can get. AFC Bournemouth, who started the day in fourth, lost to Wycombe Wanderers and are now seven points behind The Bees. Barnsley, who are sixth, also lost and are behind Bournemouth on goal difference. Swansea City beat Derby County yesterday and now sit fourth in the table, four points behind Brentford with one game to play.

The EFL confirmed the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off dates last month. The First Legs will be on Monday 17 May with two games that evening. Second Legs will be on Saturday 22 May. Full information can be seen here. Current information is that Brentford will play away from home at 6pm on Monday 17 May and at home at 12.30pm on Saturday 22 May. This will be confirmed as soon as possible.


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