Rubi’s side headed into the last day of the campaign tied on 80 points at the top of the table with rivals Eibar.
The Basque club had the edge after 41 games played, based on their head-to-head record against Almeria, but they slipped up with a shock 1-0 defeat away at to rock bottom Alcorcon.
— SD Eibar (@SDEibar) May 29, 2022
That result saw them slip down into the play off spots with Almeria able to take full advantage despite only managing a 2-2 draw away at Leganes.
— UD Almería (@U_D_Almeria) May 29, 2022
Se puede decir YA
que el Real Valladolid
es de Primera División o
hay que seguir esperando?
— Real Valladolid C.F. (@realvalladolid) May 29, 2022
A narrow run-in means Almeria are now back in La Liga for the first time since 2015, with Valladolid sealing an immediate return to the top-flight following their relegation in 2021, alongside Eibar.
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