Fulham secured an speedy return to the Premier League after one season away via beating west London rival Brentford 2-1 within the Championship playoff ultimate.
Joe Bryan scored two times in overtime at Wembley to give Fulham the win in what’s extensively known as probably the most profitable recreation in soccer.
Fulham will obtain no less than 135 million kilos ($176 million) over 3 years after securing promotion, a 12 months after being relegated from the sector’s richest soccer league.
Fulham proprietor Shahid Khan failed with a bid to purchase Wembley a 12 months in the past, and his group had to have fun in an empty stadium on Tuesday due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Bryan broke the impasse after catching goalkeeper David Raya via wonder with a unfastened kick from just about 35 yards within the 105th minute as each groups anticipated a go into the field.
“The goalkeeper comes ridiculously far off his line,” Bryan mentioned.
The left again netted once more within the 117th minute after enjoying a one-two with Aleksandar Mitrovic to clinch promotion in Scott Parker’s first complete season in control of Fulham.
Brentford, which boasted a 59-goal strike power in Said Benrahma, Bryan Mbeumo and Ollie Watkins, used to be saved in take a look at in an important fit of the season. Henrik Dalsgaard’s header within the 3rd minute of stoppage time used to be too overdue for Brentford, which used to be attempting to return to the highest department after a 73-year absence.