The Southampton Returns to EPL After a Year

Southampton returns to EPL after a year… ‘243.6 billion won money cushion’

1-0 win over Leeds in the promotion play-off final

Southampton, who experienced the pain of relegation to last place in the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-2023 season, succeeded in ‘returning to the first division’ after a year.

Southampton won 1-0 in the 2023-2024 Championship (Second Division) Promotion Playoff (PO) final against Leeds United held at Wembley Stadium in London, England on the 27th (Korean time).

As a result, Southampton became the owner of the last remaining ‘first division promotion ticket’, following Leicester City and Ipswich Town, who took first and second place in the 2023-2024 Championship regular league. 카지노사이트탑

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According to consulting firm Deloitte, Southampton will see a profit of 140 million pounds (approximately 243.6 billion won) due to increased broadcasting rights following promotion to the EPL.

In the championship, the teams ranked 1st and 2nd in the regular league are automatically promoted to the EPL, and the remaining spot goes to the winner of the promotion playoffs held by the teams ranked 3rd to 6th.

Southampton suffered the pain of confirming ‘early relegation’ in last season’s EPL stage, finishing in last place after 36 rounds.

The Southampton, who competed in the EPL for 11 seasons after finishing second in the Championship in the 2011-2012 season and being promoted, had to compete in the Championship for the first time in 12 seasons.

Southampton, who failed to qualify for automatic promotion by finishing 4th in the Championship this season, lost the first and second legs 3-1 on aggregate in the promotion PO semi-finals against 5th-place West Bromwich Albion (0-0 draw in the first leg, 3-1 in the second leg) -1 win and advanced to the finals.

Southampton’s opponent in the playoff final was Leeds.

Leeds is a team that finished 19th in the 2022-2023 EPL and was relegated along with Southampton.

After taking 3rd place in the championship this season, they won the promotion PO against 6th place Norwich City by a total of 4-0 in the first and second games (0- in the first leg).

They won (0 draws, 4-0 wins in the second game) and advanced to the finals.

It was Southampton who smiled brightly in the promotion PO final, which was played in a single match.


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