Everton’s 1-0 win over Bournemouth was enough to secure a place in the league. 2016 champions Leicester were relegated to the Championship.
Leicester and Leeds will be relegated from the English Premier League along with Southampton. Everton stay in the league.
The last round was played in the Premier League today. Everton, Leicester and Leeds were still in danger of relegation, of which only one would survive. Southampton’s relegation was already confirmed earlier.
Everton went into the last round in the top three positions. A win would certainly keep it in the series and other results might be enough.
Everton faced Bournemouth at home, Leicester at home with West Ham and Leeds at home with Tottenham.
Leeds’ situation was already the most difficult beforehand and it became even more difficult when Harry Kane took Tottenham into the lead right at the start.
Leicester transferred by Harvey Barnes hitting the lead in the 34th minute. It knew that at that point Leicester was surviving thanks to goal difference.
Everton’s home crowd at Goodison Park burst into jubilation in the 57th minute when Abdoulaye Doucouren a handsome shot sank into the net. Everton were again in the league position.
After that, the results of the other matches didn’t matter as long as Everton stayed in the lead. Extra time was given for 10 minutes, so the fans had enough to be nervous about. However, Bournemouth did not score, so Everton won 1–0 and stayed in the Premier League.
Leicester beat West Ham 2–1, but the 2016 champions were relegated to the Championship. Leeds lost to Tottenham 1–4 and were also relegated.
The top places had already been decided earlier. Manchester City won the championship, Arsenal was second and Manchester United third. Newcastle took the fourth place in the Champions League.
Liverpool and Brighton qualify for the Europa League. Aston Villa today secured seventh place and a place in the Conference League.