Coventry will face Luton within the Championship play-off last after Gustavo Hamer sealed a 1-0 win at Middlesbrough on Wednesday.
Hamer’s 57th-minute strike clinched Coventry’s 1-0 combination victory within the semi-final second leg on the Riverside Stadium.
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Mark Robins’ aspect head to Wembley on May 27 bidding for a return to the Premier League for the primary time since 2001.
Luton, trying to attain the top-flight for the primary time since 1992, beat Sunderland 2-0 to earn a 3-2 combination success of their semi-final second leg on Tuesday.
Coventry completed fifth within the Championship, whereas third positioned Luton have been 10 factors forward of them.
While Coventry, FA Cup winners in 1987, can stay up for making extra historical past for his or her membership at Wembley, Middlesbrough will spend a seventh 12 months within the second tier.
It was a irritating finish to former Manchester United star Michael Carrick’s spectacular first 12 months as a supervisor.
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Coventry step by step labored their manner into the sport and Kyle McFadzean headed over from Hamer’s Seventeenth-minute cross.
Sky Blues defender Jake Bidwell bravely blocked Marcus Forss’ shot from Matt Giles’ cross 5 minutes earlier than the break, whereas Darragh Lenihan headed an Alex Mowatt nook straight at Ben Wilson.
It was the guests who pressured their manner in entrance when Ben Sheaf pounced on Giles’ unfastened go to seek out Viktor Gyokeres, who evaded Zack Steffen’s problem earlier than Hamer took over, stepped inside Forss and fired into the highest nook.
Hamer might need doubled his tally with quarter-hour remaining, however noticed his free-kick crash again off the crossbar with Steffen overwhelmed.
Middlesbrough substitute Matt Crooks had the ball within the internet in a tense finale, however Coventry have been saved by an offside flag that despatched them into the ultimate.
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