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Fulham book their immediate return to the Premier League

last updated Tuesday 04th August 2020, 11:04 PM


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Fulham booked their immediate return to the Premier League as Joe Bryan struck twice in extra-time to see them past Brentford 2-1 in the Championship play-off final.

Bryan scored a remarkable 105th-minute free-kick at Wembley on Tuesday night to give his side the lead.

Facing a 35-yard distance between himself and the goal, Bryan looked as though he was going to cross it but instead bent one straight into the corner, completely wrong-footing David Raya in the Brentford goal.

The left-back then added another in the dying minutes to seal his side's spot back in the Premier League after just a season away.

Brentford, meanwhile, who were trying to end a 73-year wait to reach the big time, will have to deal with yet another play-off failure.

Henrik Dalsgaard grabbed them a last-gasp consolation, but there was no way back and it is now nine attempts in their history without managing to seal promotion on a single occasion.























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