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Leicester safe 2023/24 Championship title with victory over Preston


Leicester Metropolis sealed the 2023/24 Championship title by easing previous Preston North Finish 3-0 on Monday evening.

The Foxes endured a late season drop in kind which appeared to open the door to their rivals for automated promotion.

Nevertheless, they bounced again with victories over West Bromwich Albion and Southampton and had confirmed their promotion again to the Premier League after Leeds United have been thrashed 4-0 by Queens Park Rangers on Friday evening.

Leicester strolled to victory at Deepdale on Monday, going into half-time 1-0 up after Jamie Vardy struck within the thirty sixth minute. The England worldwide struck once more earlier than Kasey McAteer ended Preston’s slim hopes of a comeback.

Enzo Maresca was appointed supervisor at the beginning of the season because the Foxes tried to return to the Premier League on the first try. They rapidly emerged because the title favourites and had gained 21 of 26 matches by New Yr’s Day.

Jamie Vardy

Vardy helped lead Leicester again into the Premier League / Alex Livesey/GettyImages

A run of solely 4 wins from 9 video games from early February to late March dented their title hopes because the likes of Ipswich City and Leeds surged into the image, however Leicester now can’t be caught with just one sport left to play.

The second automated place continues to be up for grabs. Ipswich have a sport in hand on Leeds, with each side sat on 90 factors. That fixture which arrives on Tuesday once they go to Coventry Metropolis earlier than taking over Huddersfield on the ultimate day, when Leeds will conflict with Southampton.

Southampton will end fourth and qualify for the play-offs alongside one in every of Ipswich or Leeds, with Norwich Metropolis and West Brom presently in fifth and sixth.