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Leicester’s Victory Edges Closer to Premier League Promotion

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Leicester City’s path to a Premier League return looks clearer than ever after a dominant win against Southampton. The smile on Aiyawatt ‘Top’ Srivaddhanaprabha, the Leicester chairman, said it all as Abdul Fatawu’s hat-trick sealed the deal.

Despite facing financial challenges and legal actions, Leicester’s relentless spirit has seen them stand on the cusp of promotion. The team’s supporters were in full voice, confidently chanting “We are going up” as Enzo Maresca’s side crushed Southampton’s hopes.

Southampton manager, Russell Martin, expressed his disappointment with his team’s performance. He emphasized the need for the team to rally and fight for each other to turn their fortunes around.

Leicester’s next step towards promotion could come without even playing, depending on QPR’s result against Leeds. Currently leading the table, Leicester’s fans are already envisioning a promotion celebration at Preston.

Leicester’s recent performances have showcased their ability to overcome challenges. Fatawu’s outstanding hat-trick was complemented by Jamie Vardy and Wilfred Ndidi’s contributions, ensuring a comfortable win.

Vardy commented on the team’s elation, emphasizing the importance of their recent victories. Leicester’s journey, which began with a statement win against Southampton earlier in the season, now seems poised for a triumphant conclusion. In contrast, Southampton faces the daunting task of regrouping for the playoffs after two consecutive losses.

Martin acknowledged the disappointment among the fans and expressed his concerns over the team’s body language. He emphasized the need for improvement and a better showing in the upcoming matches.

Credit: The Guardian Sport

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