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Southend 0-2 Leicester

Matty Fryatt celebrates
Paul Dickov congratulates match-winner Matty Fryatt at Roots Hall

Matty Fryatt grabbed his 30th and 31st goals of the season as Leicester saw off Southend and earned the win that secured their promotion as champions.

Southend created the better chances, but Leicester broke the deadlock after Simon Francis had handled in the box.

Fryatt confidently fired his spot-kick low to the right and then made it 2-0 when he headed home from close range.

Southend came closest when Theo Robinson hit the post from range, but they could not spoil Leicester's party.


Southend: Mildenhall, Francis, Dervite, Clarke, Barrett, Betsy (Laurent 78), Christophe (Grant 52), McCormack, Moussa, Barnard, Robinson, Grant (Freedman 56).
Subs Not Used: Joyce, Sankofa.

Leicester: Stockdale, Morrison, Hobbs, Brown, Mattock (Berner 83), Gradel (Ajdarevic 90), Oakley, Andy King, Dyer, Fryatt, Dickov (Hayles 77).
Subs Not Used: Warner, Kisnorbo.

Booked: Gradel, Fryatt, Oakley, Mattock.

Goals: Fryatt 60 pen, 70.

Leicester are promoted

Att: 10,089

Ref: Clive Penton (Sussex).



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