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Which teams will drop into Championship?


After another nail-biting weekend at the bottom of the Premier League, a path has opened up for Leicester to make a dramatic escape from relegation.

The failure of Everton and Leeds to pick up wins means the second-bottom Foxes could move out of the bottom three on goal difference if they beat Newcastle on Monday.

Draw or lose though, and it will be Everton who remain above the dreaded bottom line going into the final weekend.

"We are pretty much in the last chance saloon with a game against Newcastle," said Leicester manager Dean Smith.

"Disappointment and frustration are the two words I'd say I've seen. But we are running out of games to put that right and the players know that."

The Toffees scored a 99th-minute equaliser against Wolves on Saturday and manager Sean Dyche says they will fight to preserve their top-flight status.

"It sends another message that we're alive and ready, we're taking it on," he said. "The mentality has got stronger and stronger, particularly away from home.

"I think there's been an obvious shift, but it means nothing unless we take care of ourselves next week."

Leeds' destiny is now out of their hands after slipping to a 3-1 defeat against West Ham on Sunday, leaving them two points behind Everton in 18th place, with Tottenham lying in wait on the final day at Elland Road.

"We slipped up last week when we could have won and today we haven't shown the quality when needed," said manager Sam Allardyce. "So next week has to be much, much better.

"The players need to roll their sleeves up, apply themselves in the right way, beat Tottenham and hope other results go in our favour."

The relegation picture became clearer in Saturday's late game when Nottingham Forest beat Arsenal 1-0 to secure their place in the top flight for next season, meaning is two from three to decide who will join already relegated Southampton in the Championship.