Leeds United are on the brink of confirming their return to the Premier League.
Marcelo Bielsa’s men are leading Championship rivals West Brom having found form at the perfect time this season.
The Whites have won their last four games and are set to return to the top-flight for the first time since 2004.
Leeds beat Barnsley last night but couldn’t confirm their return to the top-flight as third-placed Brentford beat Preston North End on Wednesday.
But now, Leeds need just a point from their remaining two games to go up. They take on Derby on Sunday and Charlton on the final day of the season.
They could, however, also go up before that without kicking another ball.
If West Brom fail to beat Huddersfield on Friday night or Brentford don’t win at Stoke on Saturday, Leeds’ promotion will be confirmed.
Leeds United remaining fixtures this season
- Away to Derby County – Sunday, July 19
- At home to Charlton Athletic – Wednesday July 22
In terms of going up as champions, that will depend on how their rivals fair in their final two games should Leeds suffer a collapse.
West Brom are currently five points behind the leaders with Brentford a point further off.
Leeds will go up as champions so long as they better their rivals in the final two games. Another win for the Whites would confirm…