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Celebrations for Sunderland at Portsmouth after reaching the Sky Bet League One play-off final
Celebrations for Sunderland at Portsmouth after reaching the Sky Bet League One play-off final

Sunderland are through to the Sky Bet League One play-off final after their battling goalless draw at Portsmouth on Thursday night earned them a 1-0 victory on aggregate.

Leading from Saturday's first leg at the Stadium of Light, Jack Ross set his side up to frustrate their opponents at Fratton Park, and they got the job done to reach Wembley - where they will face Charlton or Doncaster on Sunday, May 26.

For Portsmouth, who struggled to make chances throughout, it was a frustrating end to a season that initially promised so much. They led the way throughout most of the first half of the campaign in League One, but a poor run in early 2019 left them in the play-offs, and they will compete in the third tier again next season.

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Most Read Football

Charlton will return to the Sky Bet Championship after a four year absence
1

Watch: Charlton win League One final

Patrick Bauer scored a late winner as Charlton beat Sunderland 2-1 in the Sky Bet League One play-off final.

Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt2

Man Utd out of De Ligt running?

Ajax captain Matthijs De Ligt insists he does not know where his future lies, as Manchester United reportedly drop out of the race leaving Barcelona as odds-on favourites.

3

VIDEO: Keeper's Wembley error

Watch as Charlton goalkeeper Dililon Phillips makes a major error during the Sky Bet League One Play-Off Final.

4

'We have to rebuild' - Bowyer

Lee Bowyer praised his Charlton players' resilience to secure promotion, but warned that rebuilding his squad will be ‘tough'.

Sporting Life's Sky Bet Championship final guide for Aston Villa v Derby5

Villa to make top-flight return

The headline act of the Sky Bet EFL play-off weekend sees Aston Villa take on Derby. Tom Carnduff picks out his two best bets.

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