JOSH DASILVA despatched jubilant Brentford by way of to their first ever Cup semi-final – whereas it was one other night time of distress for Newcastle.
The previous Arsenal midfielder scored a cracking 66th minute volley for the Championship aspect who had already polished off three Premier League groups within the Carabao Cup.
Josh Dasilva scored Brentford’s winner as they beat Newcastle 1-0 to achieve the Carabao Cup semi-finalCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
The midfielder swept residence together with his left foot within the 66th minuteCredit score: Reuters
However Steve Bruce’s aspect can have few arguments about going the identical method as Southampton, West Brom and Fulham as their general efficiency was poor.
And it was becoming that Dasilva proved to be the matchwinner as he was excellent all through.
The England under-21 worldwide delivered a neat end from simply contained in the field that means Newcastle haven’t reached the final 4 of the League Cup for 45 years.
Brentford are unbeaten in 14 matches and you’ll fancy their possibilities whoever they meet within the final 4.
They have been the higher workforce regardless of high scorer and former Newcastle man Ivan Toney not being launched till after the aim.
Newcastle had a number of possibilities however weren’t capable of management the sport.
Callum Wilson managed the primary first rate shot however residence keeper Luke Daniels saved. Wilson then delivered an air shot as he failed to connect with a terrific cross from Ryan Fraser.
But it was Brentford taking part in the extra enterprising soccer and they need to have taken the lead.
Steve Bruce reduce a forlorn determine as his aspect crashed out of the quarter-finalsCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Brentford boss Thomas Frank seemed delighted with the outcome after a irritating first halfCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Callum Wilson seemed harmful for Newcastle within the first-halfCredit score: Reuters
Though Saman Ghoddos’ scuffed shot hit the bar, unmarked Sergi Canos by some means failed to attain with a free header and as an alternative managed to nod the ball vast.
It was hardly a shock that he held his head in his palms with embarrassment.
Newcastle shifted up a gear earlier than half-time and Fraser compelled Daniels to tip a half volley over the bar.
Brentford’s new stadium is definitely spectacular however the pitch – which is now getting used for rugby by London Irish – is already in a little bit of a state.
Throw in some heavy rain, and each units of gamers struggled to maintain their ft and transferring the ball at velocity additionally proved troublesome.
In consequence, the sport was fairly scrappy and the second half was not significantly better.
There have been sturdy Brentford claims for a penalty after the ball hit the arm of Isaac Hayden and Newcastle have been grateful there was no VAR.
Ciaran Clarke delivered blocks from Canos and Christian Norgaard inside about three seconds of one another to save lots of Newcastle.
However there was no stopping Brentford and so they took the lead by way of Dasilva for his fourth aim of the season.
He was utterly unmarked to satisfy a intelligent cross from Canos however nonetheless did nicely to manage the volley which he despatched beneath Karl Darlow.
Former Newcastle man Ivan Toney then changed Canos and whereas Bruce threw on Andy Carroll, he couldn’t cease one other Cup flop for the north-east membership.
It was pretty even earlier than the breakCredit score: AFP
Dasilva seemed comfy on the ball all through for the house aspectCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty