Lecce have sealed promotion to Serie A after a 2-1 win over Spezia,ending a seven-year absence from the top flight.

Having beenpromoted from Serie C last term, Lecce became the fifth team toachieve a double promotion from the third tier to Serie A in thepast five seasons, after Frosinone, SPAL, Benevento and Parma.

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Starting the final day a point above Palermo - who drew 2-2 withCittadella - Lecce took an early lead through Jacopo Petriccione,with Andrea La Mantia doubling their lead.

Spezia, who have secureda play-off spot, pulled one back late on but Lecce held firm toclinch second place in the table behind the already promotedBrescia.