André Ayew and Swansea City’s hopes of playing in the English Premier league next season hit rock bottom after they lost 3-1 to Brentford at the Griffin Park on Wednesday night.
Swansea City came into the game with a 1-0 advantage and needed to just avoid a defeat to book a place in the final.
Ollie Watkins opened the scoring for Brentford in the 11th minute.
Brentford made it 2-0 on the day and 2-1 on aggregate in the 15th minute. Emiliano Marcondes scored a close range bullet header from a Saïd Benrahma cross.
Bryan Mbuemo made it 3-0 for Brentford just a minute after the recess.
Rhian Brewster reduced the deficit in the 78th minute, he pounced on a mistake in the Brentford defense and slammed the ball home to make it 3-1.
André Ayew, who couldn’t keep his temper cool was shown a yellow later in the game for talking out in turn to the referee.
There was little time for Ayew and Swansea to turn things around, the game ended 3-1 on the night and 3-2 on aggregate.
Brentford sealed a place in the final of the Championship playoff and will face one of Fulham and Cardiff at Wembley on August 4th.
André Ayew and Swansea will have to heal from tonight’s heartbreak and go again when the new season begins in September.