leicester cityis incredible Premier League The title win in the 2015-16 season is one of the most momentous sporting achievements in the long and storied history of the Premier League. Led by the brilliant Claudio Ranieri, they beat the odds, broke the mold and won the hearts of fans around the world.
After escaping relegation by a hair’s breadth in the previous season, the Foxes shocked the league by winning the title the following season. This incredible victory was a tribute to the value of collaboration, tenacity and the beautiful unpredictable nature of soccer.
Compared to Manchester City, who spent €480 million on their team in the same period, Leicester cost just €82 million. Ranieri used the fewest players of any Premier League manager and built around a core of now famous players. Jamie Vardy scored 24 goals, and players like Riad Mahrez y N’Golo Kante he made his Premier League debut that year.
When was the last time a Premier League champion was relegated?
Now, seven years after their historic moment, Leicester City say farewell to the Premier League. Although they won 2-1 against West Ham at home on Sunday, the Foxes are nonetheless relegated to the EFL Championship.
To avoid relegation they needed to beat the Hammers and hope Everton lost to Bournemouth at Goodison Park. Instead, Sean Dyche’s side beat Bournemouth 1-0 in a thrilling game, toppling the 2015-16 champions.
The club is now just the second EPL winner to be demoted to the Championship. In the 1994-95 season, Blackburn Rovers triumphed with a roster that included future Hall of Famers Alan Shearer, Graeme Le Saux and Henning Berg. After a tumultuous run in the main flight, the team was demoted in 1998-99.
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