Lawton, May 16 (Us); Luton Town moved one step closer to reaching the Premier League with a 2-0 home win over Sunderland thanks to first half goals from Gabriel Ocho and Tom Lockyer in the Championship semi-final second leg on Tuesday with a 3-2 aggregate score. victory.
Luton will meet Middlesbrough or Coventry City in the play-off final at Wembley on May 27. The two teams meet again on Wednesday after the first leg ended goalless in Coventry.
Reuters reports that although Sunderland beat Luton 2-1 in the first leg at the Stadium of Light, they failed to prevent the Hatters from claiming their first win in a Premier League play-off.
After the match, Luton fans poured onto the pitch, embracing the players in sheer delight.
Luton narrowly missed out on playing in the inaugural Premier League season, having been relegated from the old Football League First Division in 1992.
Burnley and Sheffield United have already been promoted to the Premier League for the next season, after finishing first in the Championship and runners-up, respectively.