Brentford beat Southampton at the start of their run against Premier League teams

Brentford are through to the Carabao Cup semi-finals following success in your home versus Newcastle on Tuesday night.

It was the 4th time in their historical run that the Sky Bet Champion attire – last season’s beaten play-off finalists – have actually surpassed Premier League opposition.

Here, the PA news company takes a look at the scalps the Bees have actually taken en path to the last four.

In spite of manager Thomas Frank having made a variety of changes and only calling 5 substitutes, Brentford pulled off a 2-0 victory over a near full-strength Saints side at St Mary’s in round two. Christian Norgaard put the visitors in front with a 40th-minute header, and Josh Dasilva added a finish in first-half blockage time.

Frank’s guys triumphed at a top-flight ground once again in the 3rd round, this time on charges after a 2-2 draw at the Hawthorns that saw them twice battle back from a goal down. After Hal Robson-Kanu scored second-half spot-kicks either side of an acrobatic Emiliano Marcondes equaliser, Marcus Forss then drew things level again with a charge of his own. In the shootout that followed, David Raya saved Grady Diangana’s effort prior to Norgaard converted to seal Brentford a 5-4 win.

Having actually seen off a side that beat them to automatic promo last term in Albion, Brentford then removed their play-off final conquerors as they went out 3-0 winners at house versus Fulham to schedule a first League Cup last-eight spot. Forss opened the scoring in the first half and Said Benrahma, making his penultimate look for the club prior to signing up with West Ham, added a brace after the break.

The Bees advanced to the very first major cup semi-final in their history with a 1-0 victory over the Magpies sealed by Dasilva. The England Under-21 midfielder netted in the 66th minute of the contest at Brentford Community Stadium as he hid a Sergi Canos cross.