Brentford eases relegation fears with 2-0 win over Burnley

AP , Saturday 12 Mar 2022

Ivan Toney's late double eased Brentford's relegation fears with a 2-0 win over fellow Premier League struggler Burnley on Saturday.

Brentford s English striker Ivan Toney (2nd L) celebrates with teammates after scoring their second goal from th epenalty spot during the English Premier League football match between Brentford and Burnley at Brentford Community Stadium in London on March 12, 2022. AFP

The striker made it five goals in two matches as the west London team secured back-to-back victories for the first time in its debut Premier League campaign.

Christian Eriksen, starting only his second match since joining in January, lifted in a cross for Toney to head home in the 85th minute.

Toney then scored from the penalty spot in the fourth minute of stoppage time after being brought down by Nathan Collins, who was sent off.

Brentford is nine points clear of the relegation zone where Burnley remains.

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