Watford earned promotion to the Premier League on Saturday with two games to spare, after defeating Millwall 1-0 in the (second-tier) Championship match at Vicarage Road.

Ismaila Sarr’s 11th-minute penalty proved enough as Watford guaranteed one of the two automatic promotion spots alongside Championship leaders Norwich City, who booked its top-flight spot last weekend.

Xisco Munoz’s Watford has secured an immediate return to the top flight — which has been worth at least 160 million pounds ($221.3 million) in previous seasons — having finished second-bottom of the Premier League in the 2019-20 campaign.

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The win ensured Watford guaranteed one of the two automatic promotion spots alongside Championship leaders Norwich City, which booked its top-flight spot last weekend.

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