Leeds United had been promoted to the Premier League on Friday night time without having to kick a ball as rivals West Brom suffered a 2-1 defeat to Huddersfield.
Marcelo Bielsa’s facet wanted only a level to go up however the Baggies dropping secured their place within the prime flight forward of their conflict with Derby on Sunday.
It was a catastrophe for Slaven Bilic’s facet because the loss meant it opened the door for third place Brentford heading into the closing phases of the season.
West Brom obtained off to the worst potential begin as they conceded within the opening 4 minutes on the John Smith Stadium.
Juninho Bacuna delivered a risks ball into the six-yard field from a free kick, which the guests didn’t clear, with Chris Willock capable of hearth house.
It was all Huddersfield within the opening phases of the match with Willock and Frazier Campbell each having possibilities to double the lead.
The Baggies grew into the sport and loved larger spells of possession however struggled to seek out that ultimate move that may get them the equaliser.
Slaven Bilic’s facet did get again on degree phrases simply earlier than the half-time break however Huddersfield had been sad that the objective stood.
A free-kick was swung in from the appropriate with goalkeeper Jonas Lossl solely capable of parry the ball again out.
Dara O’Shea headed in from shut vary however Lossl and the Huddersfield gamers complained that Grady Diangana was in an offside place when the ball was performed.
The objective shifted the momentum within the sport with West From having good possibilities early within the second half.
Lossl was known as into motion from Matheus Pereira shot whereas additionally they managed to scramble clear a harmful Diangana cross.
Huddersfield continued to drop deeper within the ultimate 15 minutes of the match figuring out a degree can be very important for his or her survival hopes.
In opposition to the run of play the Terriers discovered the winner when Emile Smith Rowe completed low previous Sam Johnstone handy promotion to Leeds.
The win additionally helped safe Championship soccer for subsequent season for Huddersfield.