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All three Sky Bet EFL play-off finals are live on Sky Sports Football.
Last Updated: 25/05/19 3:14pm
David Prutton returns with his final Sky Bet EFL predictions of the season, but who is he tipping for victory in the play-off finals?
Charlton vs Sunderland, Sunday 3pm – Live on Sky Sports Football from 2.30pmCharlton had a bit of a wobble against Doncaster towards the end, but that is only natural in a game of that magnitude and they still showed incredible resolve to get through it on penalties.Other than that, they have been superb in 2019 and are the form side heading into the final. They have players like Lyle Taylor, who will be able to handle the occasion. He scored a big goal for AFC Wimbledon in a play-off final not too long ago to get them promoted. 2:32 We take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the League One play-off finals We take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the League One play-off finals The expectation is on Jack Ross and Sunderland, who will want a bit of glory for themselves and to end this season’s documentary with! They didn’t end the regular season in particularly good form but did a terrific job to shut down Portsmouth over two legs. They know how to do the ugly side of the game well, and we could see a bit more of that at Wembley on Sunday.All the talk in the build-up to this one will be of the 1998 Division One play-off final, which was one of the great games staged at the old Wembley. I don’t think we will see eight goals here, but it could easily go all the way again to penalties. And if it does I would fancy Charlton to repeat the same job they did 21 years ago.Prutton predicts: Charlton to win on penalties (10/1 with Sky Bet) Charlton vs S’land May 26, 2019, 2:30pm Live on Aston Villa vs Derby, Monday 3pm – Live on Sky Sports Football from 2pmAston Villa are the favourites here, I think that is safe to say. They have already blown away Derby twice this season as well, beating them 4-0 and 3-0 in the league. Frank Lampard’s side are a lot better now, though, and I can’t see that happening again.It should be a great game on Monday and there are plenty of subplots at play as well at Wembley. We have also got Lampard versus John Terry, all the young players on loan from the Premier League playing their final games for their clubs, Villa being beaten finalists from last year and Derby trying to finally shake off their tag of a side that always falls away at the wrong time. 4:07 We take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the Championship play-off finals We take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the Championship play-off finals These are such nervy affairs because there is so much at stake, and you can usually feel the tension in the air hours before kick-off. There aren’t often too many goals either. You have to go back to 2012 for the last time both teams scored in the final, and more often than not, it has finished 1-0.Both of these sides are much better going forward than in defence, but I wouldn’t be surprised if a solitary goal decided this one again. It could so easily go either way, but I just think because of the way Derby came back against Leeds they will believe they can do it again.Prutton predicts: Derby to win 1-0 (9/1 with Sky Bet) A Villa vs Derby May 27, 2019, 2:00pm Live on All the ways to watch the play-off finals…All three play-off finals will be live on Sky Sports Football.Sky Sports subscribers can also stream games via the Sky Sports app or the Sky Go app. Non-subscribers can watch through NOW TV. A Sky Sports day pass is available for £8.99, a week pass for £14.99 or a month pass for £33.99. NOW TV can be streamed through a computer or through apps.If you can’t watch live then you can also follow the action with our live blogs on skysports.com and the Sky Sports app, with in-game clips and highlights throughout the match. Play Super 6 Predict 6 correct scores for your chance to win £250K.