EPL: Brentford beat West Ham to ensure top-half finish | Football News

LONDON: Goals in the first half of Bryan Mbeumo And Yoane Wissa got a comfortable home 2-0 premier league victory for Brentford on West Ham United on Sunday to secure their best league result since 1938.
West Ham manager David Moyes has made seven changes to his starting line-up with an eye to the second leg of their Conference League semi-final away to AZ Alkmaar on Thursday, where they lead 2- 1, and they were second best to their hosts. .
Brentford move up to ninth place with 53 points from 36 games and will finish in the top half for the first time since finishing sixth 85 years ago. West Ham remained 15th, six points clear of the relegation zone with two games remaining.

Brentford took the lead in the 20th minute as they won the ball in midfield and sent it to Mbuemo in acres of space on the right side of the penalty area and his low shot beat the keeper goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski.
The home side doubled their advantage two minutes before half-time when Mathias Jensen’s long shot was kicked in by Ben Mee and Wissa headed for the net.
West Ham thought they had pulled a goal back midway through the second half via a Danny Ings header, but a handball into the build-up by teenage striker Divin Mubama meant the goal was disallowed after a VAR check.


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