One more step, one less stumbling block. Leeds United defeated Blackburn Rovers 3-1 for the 41st date of the Championship and ensured the lonely stay at the top of the championship. With five games to go, he took 4 points off his guard West Bromwich (he will play tomorrow) and 6 on the third, Brentford.
The story started in good shape for the coach of Rosario in the stadium Ewood Park, since his scorer Patrick Bamford broke the zero at 7 ′, after a controversial offensive robbery by Mateusz Klich, who seemed to commit a foul before the definition of the center-forward.
The local matched the action and even had a chance to tie with a shot at the post, a maneuver that would be repeated in the opposite arc within a few minutes by Bamford’s left-footed shot. The first half was dying when Kalvin Philips He hung the ball from the corner with a free kick to the edge of the area and stretched the lead on the way to the locker room.
The Whites (dressed in their alternative gray and pink uniform on the rainy afternoon in Lancashire) they started the complement asleep and it was Adan Armstrong who did not want to be less with a magnificent execution of a stopped ball at 2 ′. But the suspense was short-lived because the Polish Klich converted at 8 ′ of the final stage and brought tranquility to Crazy with a 3-1 that would no longer move.
With 15 points at stake, Leeds will need to win three of five games to secure direct promotion without relying on other results. Along the way are Stoke City (18th) at home, Swansea (10th) away, Barnsley (23rd) at home, Derby County (7th) away and Charlton (19th) at home.
one. Leeds United 78 (Direct promotion)
two. West Bromwich 74 (plays tomorrow) (direct promotion)
3. Brentford 72
Four. Fulham 70
5. Notthingham Forest 68
6. Cardiff 64
* From third to sixth place they will play the playoff for the third promotion
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