Middlesbrough holiday! Karanka’s team returned to first division football in England
Arbat Middlesbrough! Football team returned this city for the first time since 2009 in first division football in England.
Aitor Karanka team coached by ended in a draw 1-1 match against Brighton & Hove Albion in the last stage of the competition in the Championship, and achieved promotion.
The two adversaries were on equal points and shared 2-3 places, from Burnley, promoted already.
According to the rules, ranked second only directly promote and Middlesbrough, who had his goal average advantage and a draw was enough.
Middlesbrough opened the scoring quickly, after 13 minutes, Cristhian Stuani through.
Dale Stephens brought the visitors equalizer at the start of the second half. Over 4 minutes after the goal scored he was sent off for a foul.
A point was enough to keep Middlesbrough's second place in the rankings, which provides the first league.
The third promoted team to be determined by a play-off with the participation of teams ranked 3-6 places, ie, Brighton, Hull City, Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday.