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Championship play-off: Aston Villa to face Fulham for Premier League spot

May 16, 2018 6:19 AM
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Championship play-off: Aston Villa to face Fulham for Premier League spot

Aston Villa are through to the Sky Bet Championship play-off final, following a 0-0 draw with Middlesbrough at Villa Park on Tuesday night.

Mile Jedinak’s header had given Villa a 1-0 advantage to take into the second leg and a nervy goalless draw was enough for Steve Bruce’s side to ensure their passage to Wembley.

“We’ve just shaded it over the two games. We’ve got a goal from a set-piece which has won two games, basically.

“There’s not much in the teams but I don’t think they’ve had a shot on target in the two games. That stood us in good stead, obviously,” Bruce told the media afterwards.

The Sky Bet Championship play-off final will be played on Saturday, May 26.

Source: dailypost.ng

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