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Leicester’s Champions League campaign in numbers


Leicester’s thrilling Champions League debut is at an end after a 2-1 aggregate defeat to Atletico Madrid in the quarter-finals.

Here, Press Association Sport takes a numerical look at the Foxes’ first foray among Europe’s elite.

10 – matches played by Craig Shakespeare and Claudio Ranieri’s men.

11 – goals scored.

13 – points total as they finished top of Group G.

40 per cent – Leicester’s average possession in Champions League games according to statistics on uefa.com.

2,584 – passes completed by the Foxes in European competition, out of 3,403 attempted.

1 – midfielder Danny Drinkwater was the only Leicester player to feature in all 10 games.

4 – goals scored by Riyad Mahrez, their top scorer in the competition. His goals all came in the group stage and included two penalties.

31 – saves made by Kasper Schmeichel as he conceded only four goals in eight appearances.

1 – team in the Champions League era who have gone further than Leicester on their first appearance – Villarreal’s run to the semi-finals in 2005-06.

55 – Leicester’s ranking in the UEFA club co-efficients at the end of their run, one place ahead of Sporting Lisbon. Before the season started, they did not even appear among the 450-plus clubs ranked.

Source: PA


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