Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa.

Leeds United - promotion or heartbreak? How teams have fared from the same position after 20 games

Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa has led the Whites to 39 points from 20 Championship games - but what have past teams gone on to achieve from this position?

Phil Hay takes a closer look at past Championship tables to see how those teams who have been chasing promotion in the past have fared? Take a look below at what the teams who have had 39 points or more at this stage have gone onto achieve.

2004/05 - Wigan (automatic promotion), Ipswich (lost in play-offs)

5. 2004-05

2004/05 - Wigan (automatic promotion), Ipswich (lost in play-offs)
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2005/06 - Reading (champions), Sheffield United (automatic promotion)

6. 2005-06

2005/06 - Reading (champions), Sheffield United (automatic promotion)
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2006/07 - No teams on 39 points or more after 20 games

7. 2006-07

2006/07 - No teams on 39 points or more after 20 games
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2007/08 - Watford (lost in play-offs)

8. 2007-08

2007/08 - Watford (lost in play-offs)
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