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Leeds can still qualify for European football on the last day of the season – but they need three teams to slip up and secure a 15-0 win.
The Whites have enjoyed a strong return to Premier League football, earning promotion back to the top flight for the first time in 16 years.
With just one more game to play against relegated West Brom, they can finish with a maximum of 59 points under Marcelo Bielsa.
But Leeds could have the inaugural Europa Conference League in their sights if they pull off a club-record win and other results go their way.
The competition will become the third tier of continental competition, with the seventh-placed Premier League team taking a spot in the play-off round to decide the group-stage participants.
Tottenham, the side currently in that position, travel to Leicester – who have a Champions League battle of their own.
Everton join Spurs on 59 points but are behind by 17 goals while North London rivals Arsenal are one point behind, with the teams taking on Manchester City and Brighton respectively.
In order for Leeds to qualify for Europe, they will require a win at Elland Road with both Tottenham and Everton to lose.
While the Gunners would need to take a draw or loss at the Emirates Stadium.
Even that would not be enough, though, as Bielsa’s side – who have scored 59 league goals this season – would need to win by 15 goals against the Baggies.
This would take their goal difference above Spurs’ +21 but would need to see them almost double their biggest ever win, a 10-0 win over Norwegian side Lyn Oslo in the 1969/70 European Cup.
Whether Leeds secure European football next season or not, a win against West Brom would make their promotion season the fourth-best in Premier League history.
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