Swansea star Andre Ayew makes up for penalty miss with winner vs 10-man Brentford in Championship play-off semi-final first leg tie

Andre Ayew made up for his penalty miss by netting a late winner in Swansea’s 1-0 victory over Brentford in the first leg of their Championship play-off semi-final tie.

David Raya had thwarted the Ghana forward from the spot in the 64th minute after Liverpool loanee Rhian Brewster was fouled by Pontus Jansson.

Ayew scored his 18th goal of the season

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Ayew scored his 18th goal of the season

Rico Henry was in disbelief with his dismissal

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Rico Henry was in disbelief with his dismissal

However, the game turned on its head when Brentford left-back Rico Henry was shown a straight red card for a late tackle on Connor Roberts just a minute after Raya’s heroics.

Swansea made use of their man advantage when Ayew smashed the ball into the top corner with nine minutes remaining.

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