Norwich City seals English Championship title

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds, which finished third, will play Frank Lampard's Derby in the promotion play-offs, with West Brom facing Aston Villa.

Norwich City captain Grant Hanley lifts the championship trophy after sealing the title.   -  Getty Images

Norwich City defeated Aston Villa 2-1 on Sunday to seal the English Championship title as Derby County qualified for the play-offs with a 3-1 win against West Bromwich Albion.

Norwich and Sheffield United, who drew 2-2 against Stoke, had already secured automatic promotion to the Premier League before the final round of fixtures.

Derby joined Leeds, West Brom and Aston Villa in the play-offs that will decide which of those four teams clinches the third and final promotion place.

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds, which finished third, will play Frank Lampard's Derby in the play-offs, with West Brom facing local rival Aston Villa.

Goals from Teemu Pukki and Mario Vrancic gave Norwich all three points at Villa Park. It finished the season with 94 points from its 46 games and return to the Premier League for the first time since 2015/16.

The relegated sides are Rotherham, Bolton and Ipswich.

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