“Happy to be on Scoresheet” – Frank Onyeka End Brentford’s Winless Streak with First Premier League Goal

"Happy to be on Scoresheet" – Frank Onyeka End Brentford's Winless Streak with First Premier League Goal

Brentford will have their Nigerian star Frank Onyeka to thank after helping the team secure a crucial 2-0 victory against Sheffield United, breaking their nine-game winless streak in the Premier League clash held at the Brentford Community Stadium."Happy to be on Scoresheet" – Frank Onyeka End Brentford's Winless Streak with First Premier League Goal

The match, which took place on Saturday, saw Brentford in dire need of a win to halt their recent string of disappointing results, Footballrover reports.

Meanwhile, Sheffield United aimed to secure points to boost their chances of remaining in the Premier League.

Brentford’s manager, Thomas Frank, opted to start Super Eagles star Frank Onyeka from the bench, deploying a strategic three-man midfield formation.

Despite a goalless first half, the intensity escalated in the second period.

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In the 64th minute, Brentford broke the deadlock courtesy of an own goal by Ollie Arblaster.

Although Mikkel Damsgaard found the net five minutes later, the goal was disallowed due to a preceding foul.

"Happy to be on Scoresheet" – Frank Onyeka End Brentford's Winless Streak with First Premier League Goal

As Sheffield United pressed for an equaliser, Brentford sought to consolidate their lead and control the pace of the game.

Coach Frank then decided to introduce Onyeka in the 90th minute to add more energy to the midfield.

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Just three minutes after entering the pitch and with only two touches, Onyeka produced Brentford’s second goal.

The Nigerian midfielder capitalised on a well-placed pass from Kevin Schade, delivering a precise finish past Sheffield United’s goalkeeper.

This goal not only sealed a vital 2-0 victory for Brentford but also marked Onyeka’s first-ever goal for the club after 74 appearances.

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The midfielder’s impactful contribution shows Brentford’s determination to turn the tide in their favour.

Frank Onyeka has now provided a glimmer of hope for the team’s future performances in the Premier League after playing a key role in ending Brentford’s winless streak.

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