Swansea clinch Sky Bet Championship title
Swansea players celebrate their winning goal
Swansea City have been crowned Sky Bet Championship champions following their 2-1 victory against Blackburn Rovers on the final day.
The Welsh side had already secured promotion following their 0-0 draw with Hull last time out, however the title was still up for grabs between themselves and Middlesbrough. With just one point in it, Swansea had to simply better or match Boro's result to secure the title.
Tony Pulis' side were held, regardless, on the final day in a 3-3 draw with Rotherham United - which confirmed the Millers relegation back to League One next season, as Hull thumped Bristol City 4-0 at the KCOM Stadium to survive.
The Swans came into the game having not won any of their last five games, however took the lead within the opening 15 minutes. Kosovan midfielder Bersant Celina scored his seventh goal of the season with a simple finish from inside the six-yard box.
Leon Britton's side would face the entirety of the second half with just ten men, as Tom Carroll was handed a straight red card for a rash tackle on veteran striker Matt Derbyshire in first-half stoppage time.
Just five minutes into the restart, Blackburn would equalise from an in-swinging corner which was powerfully headed home by substitute Paul Downing, who replaced Bradley Dack at the break.
However, Swansea would confirm all three points and the title when Daniel James' low cross met Dominic Solanke in the middle, who got away from his man and would place the ball past David Raya.
It proved to be a fantastic occasion for both sets of supporters, as Swansea lifted the Sky Bet Championship title, meanwhile Rovers celebrated confirming a playoff place after finishing in fifth, despite the loss.
They will face Brentford, whereas the opposing tie will be played out between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds over two legs to determine who will compete for the final position in next seasons Premier League.
Justice: And so we did!
Jack: The difference is, I didn't bottle it like Leeds would.
Griffin: A fantastic season capped off in style.