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Fulham to face Brentford for EPL spot

Fulham suffered a 2-1 defeat at home against Cardiff City on Thursday, but advanced to next week’s Championship play-off final.

Curtis Nelson headed the visitors in front, before Neeskens Kebano made it 1-1 on the night.

Substitute Lee Tomlin then put Cardiff back in front two minutes after the break, to set up a tense second half.

The Craven Cottage club had won the first leg 2-0 in Wales.

They will now face local rivals Brentford at Wembley, for a place in the Premier League.

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Brentford on Wednesday, beat Swansea City by the same aggregate score.

Fulham, who had finished one place above Cardiff in the final Championship table, last won a Championship play-off final two years ago, beating Aston Villa 1-0 at Wembley to earn promotion.

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Brentford are looking to earn a spot in the top division for the first time in 73 years.

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