The numbers behind Jamie Vardy's scoring slump

Jamie Vardy set a new Premier League scoring record exactly a year ago, when he netted in his 11th straight top flight game - a 1-1 draw against Manchester United - breaking former United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy's record in the process.

What a difference 12 months can make - the Leicester and England striker is currently on a run of 15 club appearances without a goal.

Leicester won the title by 10 points, with Vardy scoring 24 times last season, so we thought we'd take a look at the numbers as the forward and the Foxes struggle this term.

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy
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11 - This time last year Vardy had just scored in 11 consecutive games, but has now gone nine top flight appearances without a goal.

24 - Vardy scored 24 goals in Leicester's run to a shock Premier League title last season, but has scored just twice in the league this term - 0.18 goals a game compared with 0.65 last year.

15 - The 29-year-old has failed to score in his last 15 appearances in all competitions for the Foxes since netting in their 4-1 defeat at Liverpool. It was also the last time he managed a shot on target in the Premier League.

3 - Vardy has hit just three efforts on target since September 10 - 18 games in all competitions for club and country - with two in the Champions League and one for England. He has mustered just five shots on goal in his last nine league games.

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy
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0 - Vardy failed to touch the ball at all in Middlesbrough's area in Leicester's 2-2 draw on Saturday, and managed just eight touches in the game before he was substituted for Islam Slimani in the 64th minute.

15 - In 13 Premier League appearances, Vardy has managed 15 shots this season - a rate of 1.2 per game - after having 53 efforts on target last term, second only to Harry Kane's 74.

2 - Vardy has played 1,019 minutes in the Premier League this season but has managed just two assists during the champions' stuttering title defence.

14 - This time last season the England striker had 14 goals in 14 Premier League appearances.

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy scores against Manchester United
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4 - The striker's only goal in his last 18 games came in England's 2-2 draw with Spain - he has four goals for club and country this season.

1 - Before Saturday's 2-2 draw with Boro, Riyad Mahrez had found Vardy with just one pass in their previous seven games, showing the supply line has dried up.

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