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Promtion: Nottingham Forest, Auxerre, Monza, and Chaves moved up to the first division.

 

May 29.

PROMOTIONS

ENGLAND: Nottingham Forest beat Huddersfield Town (1-0) to join Fulham and Bournemouth in the English Premier League.

FRANCE: Auxerre beat Saint-Etienne 5-4 on penalties after a 2-2 aggregate draw in a two-legged play-off final to join Toulouse and Ajaccio in the French Ligue 1.

ITALY: Monza beat Pisa (6-4 agg.) in a two-legged play-off final to join Lecce and Cremonese in the Italian Serie A.

PORTUGAL: Chaves knock out Moreirenses from the Primeira Liga through a (2-1 agg.) win. 




NOTTINGHAM FOREST BEAT HUDDERSFIELD TOWN TO JOIN FULHAM AND BOURNEMOUTH IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE.


Huddersfield Town and Nottingham Forest were the best performers of the 4 clubs that had to go through a promotion playoff to get to the Premier League.
It’s fitting that they play against each other for the final promotion ticket.
If we’re to go by the order of the regular season, Huddersfield Town should have come out on top in the two-legged final.

Huddersfield Town made home advantage count and advanced to the promotion final with a 2-1 aggregate win against Luton Town.

Nottingham Forrest won 3-2 on penalties after a 3-3 aggregate score with Sheffield United.

FIRST LEG
May 13: Luton Town 1-1 Huddersfield Town
May 14: Sheffield United 1-2 Nottingham Forest

SECOND LEG
May 16: Huddersfield Town 1-0 Luton Town
May 17: Nottingham Forest 1-2 Sheffield United (3-2 pen)

FINAL
May 29: Huddersfield Town 0-1 Nottingham Forest 



MONZA BEAT PISA IN A TWO-LEGGED PLAY-OFF FINAL TO JOIN LECCE AND CREMONESE IN THE ITALIAN SERIE A.


May 13: Ascoli 0-1 Benevento
May 14: Bresia 1-0 Perugia

May 17: Benevento 1-0 Pisa
May 18: Brescia 1-2 Monza

May 21: Pisa 1-0 Benevento
May 22: Monza 2-1 Brescia


Benevento (beat Ascoli) to play Pisa, while Brescia (beat Perugia) to play Monza. That was as far as both teams could go.

Pisa and Monza continued to the final ties for the final promotion ticket to the Italian Serie A.

Pisa and Monza were the best performers of the 6 clubs that had to go through promotion playoff to get to Serie A.
It was fitting that they play against each other for the final promotion ticket.
If we’re to go by the order of the regular season, Pisa should have come out on top in the two-legged final.

May 26: Monza 2-1 Pisa
May 29: Pisa 3-4 Monza (aet)

Pisa recovered from their first-leg defeat in the opening 10 minutes of the second leg by going 2-0 up.
Monza fought back to get a 2-2 draw by the 80th minute, only for Guiseppe Mastinu to score in the 90th minute for Pisa to force an extra time.

Monza added 2 goals in extra time before going down a man in the 104th minute. Monza wins 4-3 on the day to advance to Serie A with a 6-4 aggregate win over Pisa.




AUXERRE BEAT Saint-Étienne TO JOIN TOULOUSE AND AJACCIO IN THE FRENCH LIGUE 1.

Round 1- May 17: Paris FC 1-2 Sochaux
Round 2- May 20: Auxerre 0-0 Sochaux (5-4 pen)

May 26: Auxerre 1-1 Saint-Étienne
May 29: Saint-Étienne 1-1 Auxerre (aet)

Saint-Etienne goes out of the French Ligue 1 after losing 5-4 on penalties following a 2-2 aggregate draw with Auxerre.

AUXERRE REPLACES SAINT-ETIENNED IN LIGUE 1.
Auxerre was the best performer of the 3 clubs that had to go through a promotion playoff to get to Ligue 1. It was fitting for them to get the final promotion ticket.

 

 

CHAVES REPLACES MOREIRENSE IN THE PRIMEIRA LIGA.
May 21: Chaves 2-0 Moreirense
May 29: Moreirense 1-0 Chaves

Chaves; 3rd place finish in Liga Portugal 2 made home advantage count in the first leg to knock out Moreirenses from the Primeira Liga through a 2-1 agg. win. 

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