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Sport Leicester vs Newcastle - Premier League: Live score, teams and updates

22:26  07 may  2021
22:26  07 may  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Leicester City can take another step closer to sealing a place in the top four as they welcome struggling Newcastle to the King Power Stadium on Friday night football.

Brendan Rodgers' side are looking strong in the battle for Champions League qualification after agonisingly missing out on Europe's elite competition last season, and victory over the Magpies will all but secure that dream with only a handful of games remaining.

The Foxes are on 63 points - five points clear of fifth placed West Ham United and they can move a point behind second place Manchester United with three points.

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The Magpies are still in the relegation mix at the bottom of the table, with Steve Bruce's men suffering a bruising season but know they can put daylight between themselves and Fulham - who occupy 18th spot - with a shock win.

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