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Brentford 3-0 Southampton: Pontus Jansson, Yoane Wissa and Kristoffer Ajer net in comprehensive victory

Southampton fans chanted for manager Ralph Hasenhuttl to be sacked as their side conceded two goals in 61 seconds in a comprehensive 3-0 loss at Brentford. The sell-out travelling support sang "sacked in the morning" at their manager as his side fell to a ninth defeat on the road from 18 games this season, with Hasenhuttl himself later admitting his side "are not playing like a Premier League team".
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Pontus Jansson strikes in injury time as Brentford hit Watford with late winner

Watford’s already-slim survival chances took a heavy blow when Pontus Jansson’s last-gasp winner secured victory for Brentford.The Hornets had started the game six points from safety, but required at least something from the match only to be denied when Jansson headed home in added time to secure a 2-1 win for the Bees.Watford’s defensive frailties were evident throughout the game, and Brentford took an early lead when Christian Norgaard slotted the ball into the net from an unmarked position in the centre of the box.The home side had to wait for their chances, but Emmanuel Dennis struck on his return...
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Pontus Jansson leads Brentford revival but edges Watford nearer drop

Watford’s losing home run carried on in brutal fashion, as an injury-time winner from Brentford captain Pontus Jansson condemned them to a 10th Vicarage Road defeat in succession. Just moments earlier, at 1-1, Imran Louza had failed to hit the target at close range, leading to away fans chanting...

Pontus Jansson hails Christian Eriksen after impressive showing in Norwich win

Pontus Jansson talked up the influence of superstar Christian Eriksen on the Brentford squad but declared him “one of us” after he took another step on his incredible comeback journey with a key role in Saturday’s 3-1 win at Norwich.The Danish playmaker made his first competitive start in almost nine months and helped the Bees end their eight-match Premier League run without a victory in the process.Eriksen’s fine first-half corner was flicked on to create the opener for Ivan Toney, who would complete his hat-trick with two spot-kicks after the break.While Toney walked away with the match ball, it was...

Brentford captain Pontus Jansson extends deal to 2023

Brentford captain Pontus Jansson has signed a new deal with the club until the end of next season. The defender, whose contract was due to end this summer, joined from Leeds United in 2019. Jansson, 30, led the Bees to promotion in the Championship play-off final against Swansea last season.

In-form Pontus Jansson could be in line for new Brentford deal

Pontus Jansson could be offered a new contract at Brentford as Premier League rivals consider a move for the Sweden defender. Leicester, Newcastle and Everton are reported to be interested in signing Jansson during the January transfer window, but Bees boss Thomas Frank is determined to keep his club captain.

Brentford 0-2 Chelsea: Pontus Jansson own goal and Jorginho penalty seal late Carabao Cup win for Blues

Chelsea struck late to seal their passage into the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup with a 2-0 win at Brentford. Bees defender Pontus Jansson put through his own net to open the scoring on 80 minutes, and Jorginho sealed the win for the Blues from the penalty spot with five minutes to go at the Brentford Community Stadium - setting up a semi-final tie with Tottenham.

Pontus Jansson fell in love with Leeds, admits Brentford boss Thomas Frank

Brentford’s Pontus Jansson will rekindle a love affair with Leeds when he returns to his former club as a Premier League player. The 30-year-old former Malmo and Torino central defender spent three years at Elland Road before joining the Bees in 2019, but had left by the time the West Yorkshire club finally made it back into the top flight.