When is the Championship play-off final? Full details for showpiece EFL clash following confusion over Champions League final – Brentford, Bournemouth, Swansea and Barnsley eye glory

The Championship play-off final is coming up later this month with the final promotion spot up for grabs.

Norwich and Watford secured automatic promotion to the Premier League in the regular season but on Monday night, the first legs of the play-off semi-finals were played.

The Championship play-off final is coming up later this month
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Brentford, who finished third, were defeated by Bournemouth 1-0 at Dean Court thanks to Arnaut Danjuma’s second half winner, while Swansea secured a 1-0 away win at Barnsley after Andre Ayew’s brilliant strike.

There was confusion over when the Championship play-off final would take place.

Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was talk of the Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea being moved to Wembley and thus, forcing the EFL play-off finals to be changed.

But the date for the showpiece Championship match has now been confirmed.

Championship play-off final: Date and kick-off time

The play-off final will take place on Saturday, May 29 and kick-off at Wembley is set for 15pm.

Full commentary of the big match will be live on talkSPORT. More details on our coverage will follow.

Fulham beat Brentford in this match last season, winning 2-1 after extra-time to gain promotion to the top-flight.

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Championship play-off final: Results

Championship play-off semi-finals

First leg

May 17, 6pm – Bournemouth 1-0 Brentford – Vitality Stadium

May 17, 8:15pm – Barnsley 0-1 Swansea – Oakwell

Second leg

May 22, 12:30pm – Brentford v Bournemouth – Brentford Community Stadium

May 22, 5:30pm – Swansea v Barnsley – Liberty Stadium

Championship play-off final: What has been said?

There was talk that the Champions League final could be relocated to Wembley for May 29 following complications due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The final between City and Chelsea was originally set to take place in Istanbul but that had to be change after the UK put Turkey on the travel red list.

UEFA and the FA were in talks over moving the match to London which would have seen the Championship play-final final changed.

But is has now been confirmed that the game will be staged in Lisbon instead.