Leicester City win EPL title after Tottenham draw with Chelsea

London: Leicester City won the English Premier League on Monday night, thanks to a 2-2 draw in the London derby between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

Leicester City fans celebrate their team becoming the English Premier League champions in central Leicester, eastern England, on May 2, 2016 after Chelsea held Tottenham Hotspur to a 2-2 draw. Pic/AFP

Just over a year ago, Leicester faced relegation from the top flight, but stunned many by taking the title Monday evening to the first time in their history, after having beaten big name clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea and others, Xinhua reported.

Players from both teams clash
Players from Spurs and Chelsea clash. Pic/ AFP

In a nail biting clash in London, Spurs needed a win to keep alive their chances of overtaking Leicester. At half time, with the score 0-2, it looked as though Spurs would keep a Leicester waiting till the weekend. But two second half goals by Chelsea settled the issue.

Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy - the star striker from Leicester. Pic/ AFP

After the London derby tie, Leicester reign supreme in English football.

A female fan celebrates Leicester winning the title
A female fan celebrates Leicester winning the title. Pic/ AFP

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