Brentford hand West Brom a promotion lifeline after shock defeat at Stoke

18 July 2020 01:57
Leeds United are champions as a consequence of this unexpected result and Stoke can wave goodbye to any lingering fears of relegation, though the real significance of Brentford’s eight-match winning streak coming down to earth with a bump is that West Brom stay in second place with one game left to play.Automatic promotion is out of Brentford’s hands again, in other words, leaving Slaven Bilic the most relieved man in the Championship after his side’s slip-up on Friday night at Huddersfield. Just a point here would have taken the Bees into second place, with a home game against bottom of the table Barnsley on final day, but now they will have to be content with the play-offs if West Brom can beat QPR at the Hawthorns. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian