The team of John Terry won 2-1 at Wembley to Frank Lampard, who came to eliminate Leeds United Marcelo Bielsa.
The final match was played at Wembley on Monday for the third promotion of the second category of English football to the Premier League. They had already achieved Norwich City and Sheffield United for being the best of the regular phase, and the defining duel for the third place came after the playoffs Aston Villa and Derby County.
The winner was Aston Villa, who won 2-1 and sealed his return to the strongest league in Europe. The Dutchman Anwar El Ghazi opened the score with a good header from a right corner when 44 minutes of the first half.
It increased the set directed by John Terry at 59 ‘, when the Kelle Roos left very weak of hands to take off an aerial ball and appeared John McGinn to nod to the network. At 81 ‘the discount fell thanks to Jack Marriott with a low right, but it did not reach the box of Frank Lampard.
Derby County, which had come to eliminate Leeds United from Marcelo Bielsa, was on the threshold of promotion and will continue competing in The Championship, as it has been doing continuously since the 2008/09 season. Aston Villa, meanwhile, will return to the Premier League after three years.