Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-2 Brentford: Ivan Toney and Christian Norgaard on target at Molineux

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Christian Norgaard heads in for Brentford from close rangeBrentford captain Christian Norgaard scored his second Premier League goal of the season to put the Bees ahead against Wolves

Ivan Toney scored his third goal in four Premier League games as Brentford clinched a deserved victory over misfiring Wolves at Molineux.

Christian Norgaard put the Bees ahead just after the half hour with a close-range header from a corner.

Toney secured the points with a crisp finish from Vitaly Janelt's low cross 13 minutes before the final whistle.

Pedro Neto struck the post for Wolves but Gary O'Neil's side suffered a rare off-day in front of goal.

Brentford's victory - their first away win since 28 October - has given Thomas Frank's side a healthy six-point cushion above the relegation zone, with a game in hand.

Wolves remain in 10th after back-to-back home defeats and O'Neil will hope an injury to the influential Matheus Cunha, substituted in the 20th minute, is not serious.

More to follow.

Line-ups

Wolves

Formation 3-4-2-1

  • 1
  • 23Kilman
  • 15Dawson
  • 24GomesSubstituted forFraserat 45'minutesBooked at 70mins
  • 22Nélson SemedoSubstituted forDohertyat 83'minutes
  • 5LeminaBooked at 88mins
  • 8João GomesSubstituted forDoyleat 63'minutes
  • 3Aït-Nouri
  • 21Sarabia
  • 12Matheus CunhaSubstituted forBellegardeat 20'minutes
  • 7Neto

Substitutes

  • 2Doherty
  • 4Bueno
  • 6Traoré
  • 17Bueno
  • 20Doyle
  • 25Bentley
  • 27Bellegarde
  • 62Chirewa
  • 63Fraser

Brentford

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1FlekkenBooked at 60mins
  • 22Collins
  • 5Pinnock
  • 16Mee
  • 30Roerslev
  • 8JensenBooked at 68minsSubstituted forYarmoliukat 69'minutes
  • 6NørgaardSubstituted forAjerat 85'minutes
  • 27JaneltBooked at 81minsSubstituted forBaptisteat 85'minutes
  • 12Reguilón
  • 17Toney
  • 7MaupaySubstituted forLewis-Potterat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13M Jorgensen
  • 14Ghoddos
  • 20Ajer
  • 21Strakosha
  • 23Lewis-Potter
  • 24Damsgaard
  • 26Baptiste
  • 33Yarmoliuk
  • 38Brierley

Referee:Simon Hooper

Attendance:30,731

Live Text

  1. Match ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0, Brentford 2.

  2. Second Half ends, Wolverhampton Wanderers 0, Brentford 2.

  3. Attempt missed. Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Pablo Sarabia with a cross following a corner.

  4. Corner, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Conceded by Nathan Collins.

  5. Attempt missed. Mario Lemina (Wolverhampton Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Craig Dawson with a headed pass.

  6. Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  7. Delay in match because of an injury Ethan Pinnock (Brentford).

  8. Hand ball by Sergio Reguilón (Brentford).

  9. Mario Lemina (Wolverhampton Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  10. Foul by Mario Lemina (Wolverhampton Wanderers).

  11. Ethan Pinnock (Brentford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Pablo Sarabia (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Foul by Sergio Reguilón (Brentford).

  14. Substitution, Brentford. Shandon Baptiste replaces Vitaly Janelt.

  15. Substitution, Brentford. Kristoffer Ajer replaces Christian Nørgaard.

  16. Substitution, Wolverhampton Wanderers. Matt Doherty replaces Nélson Semedo.

  17. Attempt missed. Tommy Doyle (Wolverhampton Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Nélson Semedo.

  18. Vitaly Janelt (Brentford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  19. Pedro Neto (Wolverhampton Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Foul by Vitaly Janelt (Brentford).

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Wolverhampton Wanderers

  1. Squad number1Player nameJosé Sá

  2. Squad number23Player nameKilman

  3. Squad number15Player nameDawson

  4. Squad number24Player nameToti

  5. Squad number22Player nameNélson Semedo

  6. Squad number5Player nameLemina

  7. Squad number8Player nameJoão Gomes

  8. Squad number3Player nameAït-Nouri

  9. Squad number21Player nameSarabia

  10. Squad number12Player nameMatheus Cunha

  11. Squad number7Player namePedro Neto

  1. Squad number2Player nameDoherty

  2. Squad number20Player nameDoyle

  3. Squad number27Player nameBellegarde

  4. Squad number63Player nameFraser

Brentford

  1. Squad number1Player nameFlekken

  2. Squad number22Player nameCollins

  3. Squad number5Player namePinnock

  4. Squad number16Player nameMee

  5. Squad number30Player nameRoerslev

  6. Squad number8Player nameJensen

  7. Squad number6Player nameNørgaard

  8. Squad number27Player nameJanelt

  9. Squad number12Player nameReguilón

  10. Squad number17Player nameToney

  11. Squad number7Player nameMaupay

  1. Squad number20Player nameAjer

  2. Squad number23Player nameLewis-Potter

  3. Squad number26Player nameBaptiste

  4. Squad number33Player nameYarmoliuk

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