Leicester City given surprising Premier League position according to investigation

Leicester City would be higher in the Premier League table if each team’s top scorer were eliminated, according to research.

The Foxes are in relegation trouble this season as Brendan Rodgers’ side currently sit just one point clear of the bottom three. City are winless in their last five league games since beating Tottenham 4-1 at the King Power Stadium in February.

Leicester’s poor run has raised fears that they will play championship football next season for the first time since 2014. Their remaining games include tough fixtures against Manchester City, Liverpool and Newcastle, as well as fixtures against Wolves, Bournemouth, Leeds. and West Ham.

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City’s top scorer in the league this season is James Maddison with nine goals in 20 appearances for the Foxes.

But according to research by Buzz Casino, which eliminates the top scorer of all Premier League teams, Leicester would be higher in the table if the midfielder’s goals didn’t count. City would be nine points better and nine points above the relegation zone.

Elsewhere, East Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest would fall into the bottom three without Brennan Johnson’s goals, while Arsenal would currently hold a massive 19-point lead at the top of the table without Erling’s 28 goals. Haaland in the league at Manchester City.


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