Brentford overcame Charlton to crank up the stress on West Brom within the race for computerized promotion, however wanted late objectives from Mentioned Benrahma and Ethan Pinnock to seal their 2-1 win at Griffin Park.
The relegation-threatened Addicks had been main for almost all of the sport because of an early purpose from Macauley Bonne.
Brentford had not conceded a purpose of their earlier 5 matches, but it surely took Charlton simply seven minutes for Bonne to nick the ball in from Jake Forster-Caskey’s header.
However Benrahma – Saturday’s hat-trick hero towards Wigan – levelled from the penalty spot on 75 minutes earlier than Pinnock nodded house the winner 5 minutes from time.
It was on no account a classic show however nonetheless Brentford have as soon as once more reduce the hole to the second-placed Baggies, who play Derby on Wednesday night, to simply two factors.
And Fulham aren’t far behind, after additionally they saved tempo with the late rush on the top-two with a 1-Zero win over Nottingham Forest on the City Floor.
Harry Arter saved the Cottagers’ hopes of computerized promotion alive with an outstanding strike, hit from simply exterior the penalty space into the highest nook, which was the distinction in a sport of few clear-cut possibilities.
It gave Fulham a 3rd straight victory and moved them to inside 4 factors of West Brom in that all-important second place.
A primary defeat for the reason that restart for Forest is more likely to finish their hopes of catching the highest two, and means they could must accept a play-off spot.
In the meantime, a late purpose by Barnsley substitute Aapo Halme noticed the Tykes salvage an vital level at Luton within the battle of the Championship’s backside two groups.
Luton’s Luke Berry scored the opening towards his former membership, however Halme’s equaliser and a share of the factors leaves the Hatters on the foot of the desk on 41 factors, one level behind Barnsley.
And Huddersfield gained what might show a significant level of their battle towards relegation with a 0-Zero draw at Studying.