Express return of the "saints": Southampton via Leeds to the Premier League

The only goal at "Wembley" was scored by Adam Armstrong

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Photo: Reuters
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For eleven seasons, Southampton was in the Premier League, this year it felt what it's like to play in the Championship, and from the next one, elite football will be played again at St. Mary's.

The "Saints" returned to the Premiership after defeating Leeds United 170:1 at a packed Wembley in the most expensive game in world football - worth over £0 million.

He decided the goal from the first half - in the 24th minute, it was scored by the experienced striker Adam Armstrong.

Southampton finished the regular season in the Second League in fourth place, and in the semi-finals of the playoffs, they eliminated West Brom (0:0, 3:1).

Leeds were slight favorites in the final at London's temple of football today, but Russell Martin's team had a ready answer.

Southampton
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Indeed, in the second half, Leeds had several chances to reach extra time, but Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy stood out.

Leicester and Ipswich directly qualified for the Premier League, and from next season Burnley, Luton and Sheffield United will play in the Championship.

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