Leicester City, Premier League winners in 2015-16, relegated despite win vs West Ham

Leicester City midfielder James Maddison reacts during his side's Premier League game against West Ham in May 2023.
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Leicester City have been relegated to the Championship despite beating West Ham 2-1 at the King Power Stadium on Sunday.

The Foxes needed to beat the Hammers and for Everton not to win against Bournemouth at Goodison Park, but Sean Dyche's side secured a nervy 1-0 victory over the Cherries to condemn the 2015-16 Premier League winners to the drop.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.