Leicester City moves closer to Champions League qualification
April 27, 2021 6:37 am
[Source: Premier League]
Leicester City moved closer to Champions League qualification as they came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1.
Wilfried Zaha put the visitors ahead after only 12 minutes, with a first-time finish following a fine through ball from Eberechi Eze.
The result leaves the Leicester City third in the Premier League, but takes them seven points clear of fifth-placed West Ham with five matches to go.
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Leicester, who have also reached the FA Cup final for the first time since 1969, have only played in the European Cup or Champions League once, reaching the quarter-finals in 2016-17 after winning the Premier League the previous season.
Their run-in includes games against Manchester United in second, Chelsea in fourth and Tottenham in seventh.