There was though plenty of drama once the penalty shoot-outs got going with Huddersfield beating Reading 4-3.
Stam watched on from the dugout, as his Berkshire charges played out a goalless draw against the Yorkshire outfit.
It was that moment when Huddersfield, a team that finished 19th in last season's Championship, made it to the Premier League promised land.
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Huddersfield were relegated from the old first division in 1972 and have struggled in recent years in the Championship with 16th place their best finish since returning to the second tier five years ago. United and Town have met 45 times, with United winning 20, Huddersfield 10 and 15 being all square. I feel bad for them.
"We developed over the whole season and I think in the end we deserved that we got promoted". "I have to speak to my agent and Man City", Mooy said when asked about his future at the Etihad.
"I think the manager did it ideal the whole season".
"You need to have a certain structure in achieving that and that's what we spoke about at the start of the season".
"There's definitely lots of talented players in the A-League, but until they go and find out if they can do it in a higher league we won't know".
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"We've had experience of penalties from the semi-finals and they're the tightest thing in football".
"To be honest, I don't believe that he will move now because of such an achievement with this club and get the chance to play Premier League next season with this club", he said.
"Hopefully we'll learn from what we could've done better this season", he said.
Huddersfield chairman Dean Hoyle insisted his club had earned promotion "the right way" after overcoming Reading in a game reported to be worth as much as £290million if Town survive in the Premier League next season.
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