Leicester City win the Premier League

Leicester (77 points) benefited from the draw (2-2) between Chelsea and Tottenham -2nd behind Leicester- with 70 points and only two games remaining.

Leicester City club was crowned champion of English football top tier for the first time in its history.

The Foxes were crowned champions of the Premier League on Monday night, taking advantage of the draw between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stanford Bridge (2-2).

The first half of the London match ended in favor of Tottenham by two goals to nil.

The Blues were successful in narrowing the gap in the second half (59th min.) and in equalizing seven minutes from time of a thrilling and intense encounter in a packed stadium (attendance: 41 545 ), during which the referee distributed 12 yellow cards and counted six minutes of additional time.

The goals of the meeting were the work of Harry Kane (35 ') and Heung-Min Son (44') for Tottenham and Gary Cahill (58 ') and Eden Hazard (83') for Chelsea.

Thus, with two games remaining in the Premier League, Leicester team is at 77 points.
Direct competitor, Tottenham reaching 70 points, is therefore unable to bridge the gap in the ramaining two matches.

 
1 Leicester City          77 pts
2 Tottenham Hotspur    70
3 Arsenal                         67
4 Manchester City           64
5 Manchester United        60
6 West Ham United          59
7 Southampton                57
8 Liverpool                       55
9 Chelsea                        48
10 Stoke City                   48
11 Everton                       44
12 Watford                       44
13 Swansea City              43
14 West Bromwich Albion 41
15 AFC Bournemouth       41
16 Crystal Palace             39
17 Newcastle United         33
18 Sunderland                 32
19 Norwich City                31
20 Aston Villa                   16

 

 

 

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