Leicester City in play-off drama

Leicester City's hopes of playing Premier League football next season are over after they lost in the play-offs to Watford.

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Celebrations as Leicester City take one step closer to Wembley

Pictures: Leicester City 1-0 Watford

Leicester City hold a 1-0 advantage over Watford after the first leg. Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images
David Nugent scored his first goal in 17 games for Leicester City. Credit: Joe Giddens /EMPICS Sport
Leicester City's Anthony Knockaert and Watford's Jonathan Hogg collide Credit: Nick Potts/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Leicester City's David Nugent (right) celebrates with his team-mate Anthony Knockaert (left) after scoring his team's opening goal Credit: Joe Giddens /EMPICS Sport

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Leicester host Watford in first leg of play-off semi-final

Leicester City's Anthony Knockaert (left) and Matty James (2nd right) celebrate as the final whistle blows against Nottingham Forest Credit: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport

Leicester take on Watford tonight in the first leg of their Championship play-off semi-final at the King Power Stadium.

Defender Paul Konchesky is expected to be fit for the game after he missed the 3-2 win over Nottingham Forest that confirmed Leicester's place in the play-offs over their East Midlands' rivals.

Watford missed out on automatic promotion on the final day of the season. Their goalkeeper Manual Almunia will undergo a late fitness test.

The second leg is at Watford's Vicarage Road on Sunday and the winner of the tie will face either Brighton or Crystal Palace at Wembley for a place in next season's Premier League.

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