English Premier League

Leicester 2-1 West Ham

Leicester have been relegated from the Premier League just seven years after lifting the title despite beating West Ham 2-1 on the final day of the season.

Dean Smith’s side started the day in the relegation zone, two points behind Everton in 17th, but Harvey Barnes stepped up for Leicester in their time of need and slotted in a crucial opener (34) after combining with Kelechi Iheanacho to momentarily lift them out of the bottom three.

The King Power Stadium went quiet though after Abdoulaye Doucoure’s stunning strike at Goodison Park gave Everton the lead against Bournemouth. Not even Wout Faes’ first goal for Leicester (62) – a header from Youri Tielemans’ corner – could lift the mood as their destiny was out of their hands.

Pablo Fornals turned the heat up on Leicester as he halved the deficit in the final stages (79). The hosts were able to hold on as they ended a five-game winless run but it was too little too late for the 2016 champions. The fairytale story is over.

Source: Sky sports

In other news-Manchester United 2 – 1 Fulham

It means the hosts finished third on 75 points while Fulham end the season in 10th place with 52 points.

Manchester United had already made sure of Champions League football next season by beating Chelsea 4-1 on Thursday to cement a top-four finish.

Manchester United 2 - 1 Fulham

It meant they went into their final home game of the season without the pressure to get a result, but boss Erik ten Hag was nevertheless determined that his side signed off on a high to ensure they go into next weekend’s FA Cup final with Manchester City in the best possible shape.

The game showed no signs of being an end of season dead rubber with both sides attacking with determination and desire, but it was Fulham who got the breakthrough from a set-piece. Learn more

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