We need to keep faith in Vardy, he will turn it around I’m certain.
A mate and I think that Kelechi is a bit of an enigma. He is one of those strikers that is superb at being in the right place and putting the ball in the net, but appears to be comparatively a bit shit at all the other parts of football.Just checking Iheanacho's stats.
He has now scored 30 PL goals in 4,912 minutes. That's a goal every 164 minutes. He's just 3 minutes short of the most minutes he's played in a PL season. He appears to be maturing into a very useful player for us. With Iheanacho, I think it's best to ignore the weird moments and focus on the big picture.
For comparison, Vardy has a goal every 169 minutes. Of course, he's played and scored a lot more - 116 PL goals in 19,597 minutes. But Vardy has 24 penalties in that total whereas Iheanacho has never scored a PL penalty. Taking penalties away, Vardy has a goal every 213 mins. That is a notable difference.
Vardy is better on shooting accuracy (% of shots on target) - 49% against 41%. But Iheanacho is catching him up.
Thursday was typical Iheanacho in some respects. He missed a couple of really good chances but scored and did well overall. If he can be more clinical in front of goal, he will be a real player.
Seems to me that he’s doing things that he never used to. His movement and positioning seems smarter, as is his decision-making in front of goal. I wonder how much of it he’s picking up just from being around Vardy.
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