Brentford have claimed their first away victory in the Premier League with a 2-0 success at Wolverhampton Wanderers, keeping a clean sheet despite going down to 10 men midway through the second half.

Man of the match Ivan Toney scored and grabbed an assist in a busy first half at Molineux on Saturday in which he also had two goals disallowed.

Yet the visitors were forced to defend for the last half-hour when Shandon Baptiste was sent off for a second yellow card.

Brentford earned a 28th minute penalty when Wolves wing back Marcal wrestled Toney in the box and brought him down, with the striker getting up to send Jose Sa the wrong way from the spot.

Toney then turned provider for Bryan Mbeumo, shrugging off a tackle in his run down the left channel before crossing to his strike partner at the far post, the unmarked Frenchman making no mistake with a tap in for his first Premier League goal.

Brentford were reduced to 10 when Baptiste received a second booking after losing possession and hauling Francisco Trincao down in panic, leaving manager Thomas Frank fuming on the sidelines as he was about to make a substitution.

But Brentford held on and the result moved them up to ninth in the standings while Wolves, still seeking their first home win under Bruno Lage, slipped to 14th.

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