Cardiff succumb to Brentford with 2-3 defeat

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Technical card:
Cardiff City: Will Vaulks, Junior Hoilett (Mark Harris, min.68), Sheyi Ojo (Josh Murphy, min.74) and Sean Morrison
Brentford: Sergi Canos (Marcus Forss, min.90), Bryan Mbeumo (Tarique Fosu, min.77) and Mathias Jensen (Joshua Da Silva, min.90)
Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium
Goals: Will Vaulks (1-0, min. 45), Sergi Canos (1-1, min. 50), Sergi Canos (1-2, min. 65), Sergi Canos (1-3, min. 73) and Sean Morrison (2-3, min. 76)

Cardiff on Saturday lost to Brentford on a home defeat at Cardiff City Stadium. Cardiff City were looking forward to meeting again after losing their last game 2-0 to Norwich City. Brentford, on the other hand, were looking to extend their winning run after a 3-1 victory against Reading. After today’s result, Cardiff City are in 12th place on the table and has 29 points while Brentford sit in 4th with 38 points after 21 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Cardiff City, following a goal from Will Vaulks just before half-time

Brentford staged a comeback in the second half, beginning with early goal from Sergi Canos in the 50th minute. Later, Brentford scored again thanks to a new goal from Sergi Canos in the 65th minute to establish the 1-2. Later, Brentford scored again and increased their advantage thanks to another goal from Sergi Canos, completing a hat trick to make it 1-3. Cardiff City hit back thanks to a goal from Sean Morrison in minute 76 to establish the 2-3, which sealed the victory for the visitors.

For Cardiff City Mark Harris and Josh Murphy came on for Junior Hoilett and Sheyi Ojo, while Brentford brought on Tarique Fosu, Joshua Da Silva and Marcus Forss to replace Bryan Mbeumo, Mathias Jensen and Sergi Canos.

The referee booked Will Vaulks for Cardiff City.

Cardiff City will play their next fixture away against Wycombe Wanderers, while Brentford will face Bournemouth at home.

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