Championship Play-off Final: Aston Villa vs Fulham Lineups, Preview and Prediction
The Championship play-off final takes place on Saturday with both Aston Villa and Fulham desperate to secure a return to the Premier League.The richest game in football is estimated to be worth upwards of £160 million to the winner, with Villa having overcome Middlesbrough to reach the final and Fulham battling past Derby.
TV Channel, Live Stream & How to Watch
Championship Playoffs Final
Fulham vs Aston Villa live Stream
Date Saturday, May 26
Time 5:00pm BST / 12:00pm ET
Fulham have finally ended their long wait for a trip to Wembley – 43 years since they last played there in the FA Cup final, while Villa reached Wembley in the 2015 FA Cup final against Arsenal.
What TV channel is it on?
You can watch the game live on Sky Sport Football or Sky Sports Main Event.
What’s the team news?
Ahmed Elmohamady is Aston Villa’s only injury doubt going into the final.
The full-back injured his hamstring during Aston Villa’s semi-final first leg against Middlesbrough and manager Steve Bruce admits he faces a race against time to be fit for Wembley on Saturday.
“The next 24-48 hours are crucial. He’s trained for the past two days. He could be in contention,” said Bruce.
“We’ll make a decision on Friday.”
Fulham also have no new injury concerns after their semi-final triumph over Derby County.