Championship: Luton, Middlesbrough, Coventry and Sunderland will fight for promotion to the Premier League.
theIt was tough and had to be reached due to the failure of another team, but Sunderland finished last which allowed access to the play-offs for promotion to Premier League On the final day of the tournament, the second division of English football.
with Burnley and Sheffield United Promoted already weeks ago, Luton and Middlesbrough also booked a ticket In the playoffs a few days ago. Coventry would almost certainly deserve a draw, so, by reducing, Millwall (6) and Sunderland (7), with Millwall With two more points but an even worse goal average, sixth place was at stake.
Millwall hosted Blackburn Rovers at home and it was the epitome of the promotional frenzy in English football. They started winning 1-0 with a goal from Wattamour, the same thing at 22′ Wharton for Rovers and a new goal from And dates and a little bit of Burke They made it 3-1 before the break which ensured a sixth-place finish for Saleh Millwall.
At the start of the second half, it was Sunderlands He scored three goals in 10 minutes against Preston to make it 0-3. They’ve done their job. Now they need favor From Blackburn in Millwall…which he ended up with.
Rovers, now without promotion options due to Sunderland’s victory, managed to draw 3-1 with Millwall with two goals at 51 and 63 minutes, to end up completing the comeback at 86 minutes with a new goal from the nationalization of Chilean Brereton, future footballer Villarreal.
he SunderlandsTherefore, he kept that last place from Millwall and played the play-offs for promotion against Luton Town, third. Middlesbrough and Coventry They will play the other semi-final.
The final will be played as a single match Wembley next May 27th.