They don’t provide fireworks to mark the first ever time two clubs face each other in the top-flight, so instead Brentford brought their own, sealing victory in the dying seconds after a quite enthralling contest.
A Mathias Jensen free kick was met by Pontus Jansson, whose header was punched clear only to fall for Yoane Wissa to shape to shoot as if the move was somehow rehearsed. It is only October but already it feels as if the season belongs to the west London club. They had dominated the first half, been pummelled in the second but kept on bouncing and bounding and annoying the opposition.
No set back is too damaging for Thomas Frank. Vitaly Janelt was injured in the pre-match warm up, which