Leicester ‘get a free trip’ in terms of Premier League finishes and Tottenham ‘could be ripped aside’ in the event that they failed to realize prime 4 in the best way the Foxes have.
That’s the view of talkSPORT host Andy Goldstein, with a damning stat rising as Brendan Rodgers’ aspect face the prospect of lacking out on Champions League soccer… once more!
Final season, the Foxes capitulated after the Premier League restart and ended up ending fifth, regardless of trying bankers for a prime 4 end.
The identical factor seems to be occurring this season, with Leicester dropping all the way down to fifth with one recreation left to play.
They will nonetheless make it, although, in the event that they get a end result towards Tottenham AND if Chelsea or Liverpool lose.
You possibly can hearken to Leicester’s recreation with Tottenham on the King Energy Stadium on Sunday reside on talkSPORT.
Damning statistics have emerged in regards to the Foxes’ prime 4 pursuit:
- Over the least two seasons mixed, they’ve spent 68 of the final 71 weeks within the Champions League locations.
- Leicester spent the third longest time within the prime 4 of the Premier League final season, but completed fifth (325 days).
- The Foxes have spent longer within the prime 4 than some other Premier League aspect this time period (242 days).
If that was Tottenham, they might be getting closely criticised, in accordance with Goldstein.
On The Sports activities Bar, he mentioned: “Leicester have simply gained the FA Cup and it was only some years in the past they gained the Premier League.
“Once we are speaking about golf equipment who know what it’s like to achieve success, Leicester are in that dialog.
“I learn a stat out yesterday that Leicester have been within the prime 4 over the past two years 68 out of 71.
“In each of these seasons, as far as this season isn’t over, they’ve did not get prime 4.
“If that will have been, for arguments sake if it was Spurs, if Spurs would have been within the prime 4 all final season and missed out after which the identical factor occurred once more this season, we and soccer followers could be ripping them aside.
“‘Oh they’re bottlers, no prime 4 once more’.
“Leicester appear to have a free trip, why is that? Why aren’t we saying if Brendan Rodgers fails to get Leicester within the prime 4 once more? And it occurred final 12 months – there are huge issues.
“Why aren’t we saying that? As a result of it’s little previous Leicester.”
WIN £50,000 with Dream Staff Euros
Dream Staff Euros is right here
The very best fantasy soccer recreation to accompany Euro 2020 has arrived.
And you’ll play completely FREE on your probability to win the £50,000 jackpot.
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR FREE!
Dream Staff Euros
- £50,000 jackpot
- The very best fantasy soccer recreation this summer time
- Play in mini-leagues towards your mates, colleagues, relations – and a few hand-picked celebrities
- FREE to play