After a 2-0 victory over West Brom in the 38th-round match of the League One, Sheffield was officially promoted to the Premier League.
Before West Brom’s determination, Sheffield had many difficulties in the first half but then resolved the game with two goals from Sander Berge and Anel Ahmedhodzic.
The 2-0 victory helped “The Blades” officially win a ticket for direct promotion to the Premier League 2023/23 with the Championship champion, Burnley. At this time, Sheffield has 85 points, 7 points more than the third team, Luton. With two games yet to play, Luton is certainly not ahead for the rest of the season.
Sheffield only needs two seasons playing in the Championship to return to the highest league in the foggy country. In the Premier League 2020/21, the Bramall Lane home team disappointed with a bad record when they won only 23 points, thereby setting the record for the earliest relegation in history when the tournament had 6 rounds left.
Under the guidance of coach Paul Heckingbottom, Sheffield played effectively in the Championship. In the 2021/22 season, “The Blades” won tickets to the promotion play-off round but lost. Coming to this season, with the fulcrum of the best defense in the First Division, Sheffield has excellently won the runner-up, which means a direct promotion ticket. Sheffield before the opportunity to be strong investors next season to recruit famous players.
Meanwhile, the loss caused West Brom to miss the opportunity to enter the play-off round of 4 teams fighting for promotion. At this point, only Luton and Middlesbrough are sure to have tickets to the play-offs. The remaining two seats are a fierce competition between a series of clubs from 5th to 12th when the gap between the teams is only 3 points while the season has two rounds left.