Following the decision to relegate Palermo for financial irregularities, Serie B have upgraded Perugia into the play-offs.
At the end of the regular season, Perugia placed ninth on the log with 50 points.
Palermo had been due to take part in the promotion play-offs, but Perugia are bumped up instead.
This is good news for Nigerian duo Kingsley Michael and Sadiq Umar who played important roles for the Griffins in the regular season.
Roma-owned Umar contributed three goals in 17 appearances for the Grifoni.
Michael who is on-loan from Bologna scored one goal in 25 league matches. He has been included in the Flying Eagles’ squad to Poland 2019.
Promotion Play-Off Fixtures
Hellas Verona v Perugia
Spezia v Cittadella
May 21 and 22
Winner v Benevento
Winner v Pescara
May 25 and 26