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Albert Adomah confident Aston Villa will topple Fulham in play-off final for English Premier League ticket

Published on: 17 May 2018
Albert Adomah

Ghana Winger Albert Adomah believes Aston Villa will win their promotion showdown with Fulham and return to the Premier League.

Villa face the Cottagers in the Sky Bet Championship play-off final at Wembley on May 26 after beating Middlesbrough 1-0 on aggregate on Tuesday.

Adomah, who played in Middlesbrough's play-off final defeat to Norwich in 2015, is counting on his experience to help his side.

"There'll be a lot of expectation but hopefully the best team will win - and I believe that will be us," said the 30-year-old.

"Fulham haven't been in the Premier League for a long time but Aston Villa were only recently relegated. Hopefully, at the second time of asking, we can come out on top. It'll be good - it's two big teams.

''We finished fourth and they came third and it'll be a tough game. They're one of the form teams and missed out on the last day so maybe there'll be a bit of disappointment.

"We knew we'd be in the play-offs throughout and hopefully we can give them a challenge."

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