Explained: Why Brentford held up touching 'we are all with you Sergi' shirt after Ivan Toney scored against Arsenal

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  • Toney scored equaliser
  • Held up message for loaned out team-mate
  • Canos' mother died this week

WHAT HAPPENED? After heading in from close range to make it 1-1 against the Gunners, Toney ran over to the bench to grab a shirt that displayed the message: "We are all with you, Sergi" for the Spanish winger, who is on loan at Besiktas. Team-mates gathered around him in a show of support for Canos.

WHAT DID THE MESSAGE MEAN? The message was sent to the 26-year-old, whose mother died this week, in a reminder that Canos will always be family to Brentford players.


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THE BIGGER PICTURE: Brentford are now unbeaten in 10 games in the Premier League and now sit eighth in the table.

WHAT'S NEXT FOR BRENTFORD: The Bees hope to continue their excellent run when they take on Crystal Palace in the league next Saturday.