The Premier League promotion battle is heating up and looks set to be decided on the final day of the EFL Championship season on May 4.

The top two teams in the table will secure automatic promotion to the Premier League for the 2024/25 season, with teams finishing from third to sixth entering the playoffs.

Leicester City, the current leaders, have seen their lead diminish in recent weeks as Leeds United and Ipswich Town challenge them for the top spot.

The upcoming matches promise to be thrilling, and The Sporting News has all the key details on how to watch the action around the world.

STREAM: Watch EFL Championship matches with ESPN+ in the USA

How to watch EFL Championship matches

As the EFL Championship season nears its conclusion, ESPN+ has confirmed a deal to stream selected matches for fans in the USA. In the UK, Sky Sports will cover the matches, while DAZN will broadcast in Canada.

Region TV Streaming


UK Sky Sports Sky GO, Now TV
Australia beIN Sports beIN Sports Connect

USA: USA-based fans can catch selected EFL Championship games on ESPN+.

Canada: Canadian fans can follow the action on DAZN.

UK: Sky Sports will provide coverage in the UK with streaming options on Sky GO and Now TV.

Australia: Coverage in Australia will be on beIN Sports.

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Latest on EFL Championship promotion race

With most teams in the promotion battle having only three games left this season, Leicester City holds an advantage with a game in hand. Leeds and Ipswich are competing for the other automatic spot, while Southampton and West Brom are likely playoff contenders. Norwich City is favored for sixth place.

*Data as of April 18

Position Team MP Pts GD
1. Ipswich Town 43 89 +32
2. Leicester City 42 88 +41
3. Leeds United 43 87 +42
4. Southampton 42 84 +30
5. West Brom 43 72 +24
6. Norwich City 43 71 +16

Key fixtures remaining in the EFL Championship

  • Saturday April 20, Leicester City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Region TV Streaming

UK Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football Sky GO, Now TV

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