Premier League Final Day Drama: Everton survive, Leicester and Leeds relegated

Everton confirmed their Premier League status for next season on Sunday following a 1-0 win over Bournemouth. Meanwhile, Leeds and former EPL champions Leicester pwill be playing in the Championship.

Heading into the final matches, Everton had 33 points with Leicester and Leeds both on 31 points.

The Foxes boasted a superior goal difference to their rivals, meaning they would avoid the drop if they won and Everton drew. Leeds did not have such luxury.

Everton survived relegation on the final day of the Premier League season by beating Bournemouth 1-0 at Goodison Park.

Leicester City and Leeds United however suffered relegation to the Championship. The Foxes beat West Ham 2-1 at the King Power, and they would have stayed up if Bournemouth had drawn at Everton.

Leicester’s relegation comes just seven years after they won the Premier League title. As for Leeds, they were beaten 4-1 by Tottenham at Elland Road to end their three-year stay in the top flight.

Relegated teams: Southampton, Leicester City and Leeds United.

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