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2016 Football League Championship play-off Final

The 2016 Football League Championship play-off Final was a football match contested between Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City. The match was played at Wembley Stadium on 28 May 2016 at 17:00. Hull City won 1–0 after a Mohamed Diamé goal in the 72nd minute, and was therefore promoted to the Premier League for the next season.[1][2] Success in the final was estimated to be worth up to £170 million to the winning team.[3]

2016 Football League Championship play-off Final
Event2015–16 Football League Championship
Date28 May 2016
VenueWembley Stadium, London
Man of the MatchMohamed Diamé (Hull City)[1]
RefereeBobby Madley
Attendance70,189
2015
2017

Route to the finalEdit

Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away).

Hull City Round Sheffield Wednesday
Championship 4th-placed team
Pos Team Pld Pts
3 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 89
4 Hull City 46 83
5 Derby County 46 78
6 Sheffield Wednesday 46 74

Full list of results

Championship Championship 6th-placed team
Pos Team Pld Pts
3 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 89
4 Hull City 46 83
5 Derby County 46 78
6 Sheffield Wednesday 46 74

Full list of results

Opponent Agg 1st leg 2nd leg Play-offs Opponent Agg 1st leg 2nd leg
Derby County 3–2 3–0 (A) 0–2 (H) Semi-finals Brighton & Hove Albion 3–1 2–0 (H) 1–1 (A)

TicketsEdit

Hull City were allocated 38,956 tickets for the final with prices ranging from £36 to £98.[4] They failed to sell their full allocation of tickets due to supporter segregation and an ongoing boycott against the Allam family ownership from many fans.[5]

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Hull City1–0Sheffield Wednesday
Diamé   72' Report
Attendance: 70,189
Referee: Bobby Madley
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hull City[6]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sheffield Wednesday[6]
GK 16 Eldin Jakupović
RB 2 Moses Odubajo
CB 21 Michael Dawson (c)   10'
CB 6 Curtis Davies
LB 26 Andrew Robertson
CM 14 Jake Livermore
CM 8 Tom Huddlestone
RW 27 Ahmed Elmohamady
LW 10 Robert Snodgrass   82'
AM 17 Mohamed Diamé   89'
CF 9 Abel Hernández   85'
Substitutes:
GK 30 Dušan Kuciak
DF 4 Alex Bruce
DF 12 Harry Maguire   89'
MF 7 David Meyler   85'
MF 11 Sam Clucas   82'
MF 15 Shaun Maloney
FW 19 Chuba Akpom
Manager:
Steve Bruce
GK 1 Keiren Westwood
RB 32 Jack Hunt
CB 15 Tom Lees
CB 5 Glenn Loovens (c)
LB 36 Daniel Pudil   86'
RM 33 Ross Wallace   63'
CM 20 Kieran Lee
CM 4 Sam Hutchinson   76'
LM 41 Barry Bannan
RS 45 Fernando Forestieri
LS 14 Gary Hooper
Substitutes:
GK 28 Joe Wildsmith
DF 23 Vincent Sasso
MF 7 Marco Matias
MF 17 Jérémy Hélan   63'
MF 21 Álex López
FW 9 Atdhe Nuhiu   76'
FW 18 Lucas João   86'
Head Coach:
Carlos Carvalhal
Match rules:
  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions.

StatisticsEdit

Statistic[7] Hull City Sheffield Wednesday
Total shots 10 9
Shots on target 4 3
Ball possession 47% 53%
Corner kicks 4 5
Fouls committed 10 10
Offsides 1 0
Yellow cards[1] 1 0
Red cards 0 0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Hull City 1–0 Sheffield Wednesday". BBC Sport. 28 May 2016. Retrieved 29 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Championship play-off final: Hull City will face Sheffield Wednesday for a place in the Premier League". London Evening Standard. 17 May 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Sheffield Wednesday into Championship playoff final". Eurosport UK. 16 May 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Hull City tickets for Wembley play-off final going on general sale". Hull Daily Mail. 20 May 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2016.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Championship play-off final". BBC Sport. 28 May 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  6. ^ a b "The Teams". Sky Sports. 28 May 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
  7. ^ Riach, James (28 May 2016). "Mohamed Diamé guides Hull to Premier League past Sheffield Wednesday". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 29 May 2016.