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Championship Promotion Odds: Leeds United 4/5 to win play-offs after resounding Norwich win

Leeds United sealed their passage to the Championship play-off final with an emphatic 4-0 win against Norwich City and Daniel Farke's side are now 4/5 to win promotion to the Premier League.

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The pressure was on Leeds after failing to secure automatic promotion and Farke opted for a tentative approach in the first leg of their play-off semi-final at Carrow Road.

Introducing an additional midfielder yielded a satisfactory goalless draw, but the Whites knew they needed to turn up the tempo when they hosted Norwich in the return leg.

Leeds made an assertive start to proceedings and they were rewarded after just seven minutes when Ilia Gruev's long-range free-kick deceived Angus Gunn, beating the Norwich goalkeeper at his near post.

It was utter pandemonium inside Elland Road just 13 minutes later when a searching cross from Wilfried Gnonto caught Gunn in no man's land and Joel Piroe nodded home.

Georginio Rutter provided Leeds with an unassailable lead just five minutes before the break as he thundered an effort off the underside of the crossbar and Crysencio Summerville, who was named the Championship's Player of the Season in April, slotted home a fourth in the second half to inflict further misery on the Canaries.

It was a brutal demonstration of Leeds' attacking firepower and Farke's outfit will head to Wembley full of confidence after a difficult few weeks.

They will face the winner of Friday's play-off tie between Southampton and West Brom, with the Saints 1/3 favourites to progress.

Interestingly, Leeds failed to beat either side this season, with Southampton doing the double and the Baggies taking four points from their two meetings.

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