Leeds United are finally back in the Premier League after spending 16 years in England’s second tier.
The Yorkshire side won promotion on Friday evening after their close rivals on the table West Brom in the Championship slipped to a 2-1 loss at the hands of Huddersfield Town. Huddersfield took an early lead through Christopher Willock in the 10th minute before O’Shea scored an equalizer in the 42 second minute. West Bromwich Albion enjoyed more of the possession but their failure to score from the chances created to lead to them being punished by Arsenal’s on-loan youngster Emile smith Rowe who scored the 86th minute to win it for Huddersfield.
West Brom needed a win to delay Leeds United’s promotion to the Premier league but their failure to keep Arsenal graduates Willock and Emile Smith Rowe quiet won Leads promotion without kicking a ball.
Leeds will have Arsenal’s Hale End academy to thank as it has played a huge role in their quest to premier league promotion. Arsenal sent Eddie Nketiah to Leeds united for six months who scored vital goals for them before sending Emile Smith Rowe to Huddersfield town who would in the end score an 86th-minute goal against Leeds rivals in the race to promotion to set the Yorkshire side clear of Promotion.
The loss to West Bromwich means Leeds are now five points clear with a game in hand and could win the sky bet 2019-20 Championship by just a draw against Rooney’s Derby.
Bielsa’s men are now back in the Premier League after making 16 attempts in which they changed managers 15 times, owners five times, and lost 4 playoffs. Leeds took a huge gamble on Bielsa in 2018 making him the highest-paid Manger in their history although there were critics surrounding the former Lazio and Argentina coach’s coaching style that burns out players. But the decision to bring the Former Chile coach has paid off as he’s managed to do what 14 managers failed to do, winning promotion for the 2001 champions league semi-finalists.
Leeds United confirmed their promotion after the final whistle in the Huddersfield and Westbrom game with a tweet on their twitter official page “We are back. Leeds United are Premier League” they tweeted. Leeds united will be a great addition to the Premier league with the type of football they play.
Three time England Top tier Champions will be hoping to reignite their rivalry with Chelsea and Manchester united next season.