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Southampton to face Leeds in Championship promotion playoff final: How to watch, stream link, team news

Southampton to face Leeds in Championship promotion playoff final: How to watch, stream link, team news

The 20th and final place in the 2024-25 Premier League will go to one of two sides that were relegated from the top flight at the end of last season, with Southampton and Leeds set to face off in the Championship promotion playoff final at Wembley.

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Leeds were first to confirm their place in "the world's richest game" with a 4-0 demolition of Norwich City in the second leg of their semifinal on Thursday. It was a similar story for Southampton, who drew West Brom 0-0 in the first leg at The Hawthorns before hitting the Baggies for a 3-1 victory at St. Mary's Stadium on Friday.

Either way the final goes on Sunday, May 26, it'll be a familiar face back in the Premier League next August.

Leicester City won the Championship title and Ipswich Town finished second to secure the two automatic promotion spots, while Leeds United finished third, Southampton finished fourth, West Brom finished fifth and Norwich City finished sixth.

Below is the schedule in full for the Championship playoffs and we will update this with analysis, videos, reaction and more.

How to watch Championship playoff final

Dates: May 26
How to watch in USA: ESPN+

Championship playoff schedule 2023-24

Semifinal first legs

Sunday, May 12
Norwich City 0-0 Leeds United
West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Southampton

Semifinal second legs

Thursday, May 16
Leeds United 4-0 (4-0 agg.) Norwich City

Friday, May 17
Southampton 3-1 (3-1 agg.) West Bromwich Albion

Sunday, May 26 – Championship playoff final

3pm ET: Leeds United vs Southampton

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