The 2023 EFL Championship playoffs, has now entered into the final weeks, with just one promotion spot to the Premier League left, find out the fixtures, schedule and dates

So far, Vincent Kompany’s Burnley who won the league title, and Sheffield United have gained automatic promotions to the Premier League.

EFL Championship playoffs 2023: Schedule, dates, time, teams, fixtures list, format, odds

The EFL Championship playoff will decide the third and final team that joins the Premier League next season.

EFL Championship playoffs teams

Currently, Luton Town and Michael Carrick’s Middlesbrough are the only teams to have secured a playoff spot. The other two teams will be decided over the course of the final week.

EFL Championship playoffs format

As things stand, teams ranked from third to sixth in the final table will enter into the playoffs round. While the third-placed team will face the sixth, the fourth will face against the fifth-placed team. As such, there will be two semifinal games, with the winners facing each other in the final match at Wembley.

EFL Championship playoffs 2022/23

Given below are the EFL Championship table standings as of April 30, 2023. So far, only Luton Town and Middlesbrough are confirmed as playoff qualifiers. The battle for the final two spots stretch down to Blackburn Rovers who are in 9th place.

Position Team Points Matches Played Goals Scored Goal Difference
1. Burnley – Y 98 45 84 +49
2. Sheffield United – Y 88 44 71 +34
—— ——automatic—— ——— ———— ———— —————
3. Luton Town – Z 78 44 56 +18
4. Middlesbrough – Z 74 45 83 +28
5. Coventry 69 45 57 +12
6. Millwall 68 45 54 +8
—— ———playoff——— ——— ———— ———— —————
7. Sunderland 66 45 65 +10
8. West Brom 66 45 57 +7
9. Blackburn 65 44 47 -3

Y denotes teams that secured automatic promotion to Premier League

Z denotes teams that are assured of at least a playoff spot

Remaining fixtures for playoff teams

Given below are the remaining EFL Championship playoff fixtures:

Fixture Date Kickoff Time (GMT/ET)
Blackburn Rovers vs. Luton Town May. 1, 2023 17:30/12:30
Luton Town vs. Hull City May. 8, 2023 15:00/10:00
Middlesbrough vs. Coventry City May. 8, 2023 15:00/10:00
Millwall vs. Blackburn Rovers May. 8, 2023 15:00/10:00
Swansea City vs. West Brom May. 8, 2023 15:00/10:00
Preston North End vs. Sunderland May. 8, 2023 15:00/10:00

EFL Championship playoff final

The two-legged EFL Championship playoff semifinals will te place on May 13/14 and May 16/17. The two victorious teams will then off in a winner tes all final at the Wembley stadium on Saturday on May 27, 2023.

Besides winning a Premier League promotion, the playoff final winner will also receive a major financial boost. In fact, the game is regularly labelled as the ‘richest game in world football’ due to its importance. Based on last year’s data, the winner of the playoffs is estimated to win an extra £265m/$328m reward as they kickoff their Premier League campaign.

EFL Championship promotion via playoffs odds

Given below are the odds for teams to likely get promotion via playoffs:

Team to get promoted via playoffs Bet MGM (USA) SkyBet (UK)
Middlesbrough +195 13/8
Luton Town +205 2/1
Coventry City +530 5/1
Millwall +750 15/2
Sunderland +750 18/1
West Brom +850 22/1
Blackburn +1500 33/1

EFL Championship teams promoted to Premier League in 2023

The EFL Championship has three automatic promotion spots with two of them already confirmed.

Given below are the teams already confirmed with a promotion:

Premier League Promoted sides in 2023 Team 2022/23 EFL Championship position No. of Premier League seasons Last Premier League season
Burnley 1st 8 2021/22 Burnley
Sheffield United 2nd 5 2020/21 Sheffield United
TBC Playoff Winners TBC


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