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EPL: Foxes complete biggest drama by taking trophy home


05-08-2016 13:02 BJT

Leicester City could finally put their hands on the Premier League trophy on Sunday when they returned home for a match against Everton. Claudio Ranieri's men have created the most impressive football fiction and finally it came true.

Leicester celebrate title with 3-1 win over Everton

Leicester celebrate title with 3-1 win over Everton

The English Premier League trophy is what Leicester have been dreaming of, and the Foxes make the fantasy reality. They manage to put their name upon the trophy behind all the English traditional powerhouses, but they're the latest sensation for the country.

Free pizzas and beer for the fans and a stirring rendition of Nessun Dorma by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli in a Leicester shirt was the order of a surreal day.

The Leicester players step into their home stadium, for the first time as champions. The visiting Everton show their respect to the reigning Premier League winners. Wes Morgan, the Leicester captain can now savor the moment with his teammates.Manager Ranieri looks peaceful as usual in the celebration.

Leicester celebrate title with 3-1 win over Everton

His team would play as usual as they open the scoring after just five minutes in. Jamie Vardy taps in from close range. A familiar scene at the King Power Stadium. Vardy continues his stunning form in the wonder season, scoring in the first match he returns after serving out a red card suspension. Leicester's Thai chairman is watching from the stands and will join the team's celebration after the match.

The Foxes keep roaring. In the 33rd, Andy King, the lifelong Leicester player gives them a 2-0 lead at half-time.

In the 65th, Vardy helps seal the victory with a penalty. It's also his 24th goal of the campaign. Vardy would miss a penalty later. Everton pull one back through Kevin Mirallas' goal, but Leicester finally win it 3-1 to pave the way for the celebration after the match.

The Leicester fans can savour the almost unthinkable sight of captain Wes Morgan and manager Claudio Ranieri lifting the trophy.

A season that has been impressive for Leicester and world football. The fearless foxes finally make their dreams come true.

Leicester now enjoy a 10-point lead atop the EPL standings. Meanwhile, fifth place Manchester United won 1-0 at Norwich, boosting their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League.

They are now one point behind rivals Man City. And Sunderland edged Chelsea 3-2 to move out of the relegation zone. That means Newcastle are now on the brink of droping to the second division, following a scoreless draw at cellar dwellers Aston Villa.

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