Leicester secured 12th place in the Championship with victory over Ipswich.

The hosts were 3-0 up at half-time courtesy of Andy King's 16th goal of the season, a strike from Yakubu and a fine 20-yard effort from Yuki Abe.

But two goals in three second-half minutes allowed Ipswich to hit back with a Grant Leadbitter penalty and a Connor Wickham strike.

But Foxes substitute Diomansy Kamara calmed home supporters' nerves with an 82nd-minute strike.

The victory was only Leicester's second in six matches, ensuring Foxes boss Sven-Goran and his men finished three places above a resurgent Ipswich team in the final standings.

The hosts began confidently and took the lead in the 26th minute when Paul Gallagher's cross found the head of King to nod past Marton Fulop.

King was involved in the second when his 41st-minute header hit the post, but the rebound fell into the path of Yakubu, who finished from close range.

And Japan international Abe scored his first goal for City with a superb finish from outside the box after receiving a superb defence-splitting pass from the ebullient King.

However, manager Paul Jewell saw his Ipswich side respond admirably in the 69th minute when Jeffrey Bruma handled inside the box, with Leadbitter stepping up to score from the penalty spot.

And, two minutes later, Wickham took advantage of a poor pass from Patrick van Aanholt before slotting the ball past Chris Weale.

But the Dutchman made amends for his mistake eight minutes from time when he provided the cross for Kamara to finish.

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