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A return to the Premier League had already been secured by Marcelo Bielsa‘s side, but Brentford’s loss on Saturday cemented their untouchable place atop the table.
It will be the first time in 16 years that Leeds are in the top flight, but for Derby another season in the Championship beckons.
They are 11th heading into the game after three straight defeats and will hope for better fortunes in 2020/21.
Here’s everything you need to know.
When is the game?
The match kicks off on Sunday 19 June, at 2pm.
How can I watch the game online and on TV?
The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Football. To stream the game online or via the app you must be a Sky Sports subscriber.
Derby are without Andre Wisdom and Krystian Bielik, but Martyn Waghorn is back from suspension.
Leeds will be without Kalvin Phillips through injury, but Bielsa could make changes anyway after securing top spot. Kiko Casilla is back from suspension.
Derby: Hamer; Bogle, Clarke, Davies, Lowe; Rooney, Bird; Knight, Sibley, Lawrence; Waghorn.
Leeds: Meslier; Ayling, Cooper, Berardi, Dallas; White; Costa, Roberts, Klich, Harrison; Bamford.
Judging by what happened in the top flight after Liverpool won the title, there may well be a natural drop-off from Leeds after doing the same.
Derby 1-1 Leeds