In a statement released Friday, the EFL said it would use an unweighted game point model to calculate the final standings for any division that could not finish the season.
The statement read as follows: “In the event of a season break, the EFL board explained how this could be resolved through a framework that includes maintaining the principle of promotion and relegation , the rankings to be determined via unweighted points per match (PPG). and the play-offs must remain in each division to determine the final promotion spot. “
The championship clubs want to play and end the season with Albion behind Leeds by a single point at the top of the table.
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Fulham is six points behind Slaven Bilic’s team with nine games to go.
But if the season is shortened, Albion now knows they will be promoted to the Premier League under PPG with Leeds.
They would finish in second place with an average of 1.89 points per game.
Leeds would finish first (1.92) while Fulham (1.73), Brentford (1.62), Nottingham Forest (1.62) and Preston North End (1.51) would compete in the play-offs.
A Baggies fan said, “As long as we both go up. “
“LUFC looks like we’re riding guys,” said a Leeds fan.
Another added, “Don’t you know how to inflate it …”
“You just have to promote Leeds, West Brom and Fulham, the top three teams in the league,” said one.
A Leeds fan added: “A promising aspect. “