Leicester beat Bolton to win Championship

London: Leicester assured themselves of finishing top of the second tier Championship with a 1-0 win over Bolton on Tuesday.

Leicester, who had already clinched promotion back to the Premier League for the first time since 2004 earlier this month, getting the crucial goal through midfielder Lloyd Dyer in the 62nd minute.

Burnley will finish second and take the other automatic place in the Premier League.

Elsewhere the tight race for the play-off places saw Reading move into sixth spot -- the final place for the play-offs -- as they beat Middlesbrough 2-0.

Goals by Adam Le Fondre and an own goal by George Friend saw them to victory and keep alive hopes of an immediate return to the top tier.

They have a point advantage over Brighton with two games remaining, though, another four teams are still in contention for the sixth spot.