Brentford vs Bournemouth LIVE: Stream, TV channel, team news for huge Championship play-off semi-final – latest updates

BRENTFORD need to turn around a 1-0 Bournemouth lead today in their Championship play-off semi-final if they're to play in next week's Wembley showpiece.

Arnaut Danjuma scored the only goal of the first leg for the Cherries, who don't have to score to win the tie this afternoon in London.

  • Start time: 12.30pm GMT
    TV/Live stream: Sky Sports Main Event
    Brentford XI: To follow
    Bournemouth XI: To follow

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When is Brentford vs Bournemouth?

  • The second leg of this playoff semi-final will be held on Saturday, May 22.
  • Kick-off is at 12.30pm BST.
  • Brentford will be cheered on by more than 3,000 fans as Covid restrictions continue to ease.

Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?

You can catch all of the action live on Sky Sports Football.

Coverage will begin at midday.

If you're not a Sky subscriber, you can stream by getting a NOW TV pass from £9.99.

What is the team news?

Bournemouth look set to be without Steve Cook, who went off with a knee injury in the first leg.

Chris Mepham is ready to step in, with Jonathan Woodgate expected to field a similar XI despite that enforced change.

Brentford have no fresh injury concerns, but may choose to tread carefully with Rico Henry who has only recently returned from a hamstring issue.

Match odds

  • Brentford to win – 19/20
  • Draw – 12/5
  • Bournemouth victory – 14/5
  • Bees to qualify – 6/4
  • Cherries to reach Wembley – 1/2

*All odds from Paddy Power and correct at time of publication.

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