Leeds promoted after Smith Rowe and Huddersfield deny West Brom

17 July 2020 06:35
Leeds United’s promotion to the Premier League after a 16-year absence was confirmed without them kicking a ball, as West Brom were beaten by relegation-threatened Huddersfield to ensure Marcelo Bielsa’s side finally return to the top-flight next season.Rarely would Leeds and Huddersfield – separated by just 20 miles – have so resoundingly celebrated one result together. Emile Smith Rowe’s 86th-minute winner here ensured that, barring a mathematical miracle, Huddersfield will avoid a second successive relegation but there is no asterisk against what this result meant for their rivals across West Yorkshire. Related: Leeds promoted to Premier League after West Brom lose 2-1 at Huddersfield – live! Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian