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Villa return to Premier League with win over Derby County

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Villa return to Premier League with win over Derby County
Soccer Football - Championship Playoff Final - Aston Villa v Derby County - Wembley Stadium, London, Britain - May 27, 2019 Aston Villa's Jack Grealish and John McGinn celebrate winning the playoff Action Images via Reuters/Ed Sykes   -   Copyright  ED SYKES(Reuters)
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LONDON (Reuters) – Aston Villa returned to the Premier League, after a three year absence, beating Derby County 2-1 in the Championship playoff final at Wembley on Monday.

Goals from Anwar El Ghazi and John McGinn put Villa 2-0 up before Derby pulled a goal back in the 81st minute but Dean Smith’s side held on for the victory.

(Reporting by Simon Evans, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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