Friday 15 December 2017

How Leicester's current campaign compares to last season

Leicester's Jamie Vardy has been unable to recreate his form of last year
Leicester's Jamie Vardy has been unable to recreate his form of last year

Leicester have sacked Claudio Ranieri as they face up to a relegation battle just nine months after their stunning Premier League title.

Ranieri's team had been barely recognisable from the side that defied 5000-1 odds to win the league in spectacular fashion.

Here, Press Association Sport crunches the numbers to see how Leicester's season compares to last.

POINTS PER GAME

2015/16: 2.1 (81 from 38)

2016/17: 0.8 (21 from 25)

SHOTS PER GAME

2015/16: 13.8 (7th in league)

2016/17: 10.8 (14th)

SHOTS ON TARGET PER GAME

2015/16: 4.8 (fifth)

2016/17: 3.2 (18th)

SHOTS TAKEN PER GOAL SCORED

2015/16: 11.3 (16th)

2016/17: 7.7 (1st)

GAMES IN WHICH THEY FAILED TO SCORE

2015/16: 3 (from 38)

2016/17: 11 (from 25)

CLEAN SHEETS

2015/16: 15 (from 38)

2016/17: 5 (from 25)

MINUTES SPENT IN A LOSING POSITION

2015/16: 931 (39% of the time)

2016/17: 421 (12% of the time)

DEFEATS

2015/16: 3 (from 38)

2016/17: 14 (from 25)

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