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Leicester City Under Brendan Rodgers: The Stats

Since Brendan Rodgers took charge of his first match as Leicester City manager in March 2019, the Foxes have turned into one of the most exciting, in-form sides in the country.
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The Northern Irishman’s managerial bow came at former side Watford, and since then, in the 27 games that have followed, Rodgers has seen City win 18 times, leaving them second in the Premier League table after 15 2019/20 matches.

They have suffered just five defeats in 28 matches, with three of those coming against eventual champions Manchester City in 2018/19, and Manchester United and Liverpool this term.

After he agreed a new contract with the Football Club on Friday, LCFC.com provides an insight into the statistics surrounding City under Rodgers to date.

Overall win percentage

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Brendan Rodgers

City won five of their 10 Premier League matches under Brendan Rodgers in 2018/19.

Across 28 matches in all competitions, Leicester City have only tasted defeat on five occasions under Brendan Rodgers.

During those five losses, City have only been beaten by a one-goal margin, with their latest reverse coming against unbeaten Liverpool at Anfield back in early October.

City have also drawn five of those matches under Rodgers, and opened 2019/20 with a stalemate against Wolverhampton Wanderers at King Power Stadium, before earning a 1-1 draw at Chelsea a week later.

However, more often than not, the Foxes have been on the triumphant side under Rodgers, who boasts a win ratio of 64 per cent across his 28 games in charge.

2019/20 win percentage

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Brendan Rodgers

City have won 11 matches in 15 outings in the Premier League in 2019/20.

The Leicester City manager’s win percentage during the 2019/20 campaign is even more impressive than his overall record at the helm of the Football Club.

He has helped the Foxes record 13 victories in 18 games in all competitions, resulting in a 72 per cent win ratio.

Of those 13 wins, 11 have come in the Premier League, and City are currently on a streak of seven-straight league triumphs.

At King Power Stadium, meanwhile, Leicester are unbeaten this term, and have won seven of their eight Premier League fixtures on home soil.

Goalscoring prowess in 2019/20

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Brendan Rodgers

The Foxes set a new record for the Premier League's biggest-ever away win after beating Southampton 9-0 in October.

Currently second in the Premier League standings, Leicester have scored the third-highest number of goals, with Liverpool and Manchester City the only other two teams to score more.

They have twice eclipsed City’s Club record for their largest-ever Premier League victory, first beating Newcastle United 5-0 at King Power Stadium in September, before hammering Southampton 9-0 in October.

The emphatic success against the Saints proved to be the joint-biggest win in the Premier League, the largest away victory in the competition and the biggest-ever away triumph in the history of the English Football League.

In addition, Jamie Vardy has scored 14 goals in 15 Premier League appearances – three more than any other player in England’s top flight.

Defensive solidity in 2019/20

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Brendan Rodgers

City have enjoyed the best defensive record in the Premier League in 2019/20.

No side has conceded fewer goals in the Premier League than Leicester City has in 2019/20.

The Foxes’ defence has been breached just nine times this term, and they have not conceded more than two goals in a single game all season.

That record has led to a joint-highest Premier League goal difference of +26, which they share with current holders Manchester City.

City also sit top of the overall clean sheet standings in 2019/20, with seven shutouts under their belt, compared to the five of Crystal Palace, Burnley, Man City and Sheffield United.

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