Stat highlights Chelsea’s dramatic Premier League slump this season
Chelsea are 17 points behind Premier League leaders Leicester City
Chelsea slumped to their eighth Premier League defeat of the season after Saturday’s 1-0 loss to Bournemouth.
Cherries striker Glenn Murray came off the bench to score the winner within 99 seconds of his introduction at Stamford Bridge.
The defending champions are a staggering 17 points adrift of surprise Premier League leaders Leicester City, who were impressive 3-0 winners against Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
And Chelsea’s incredible slump since the start of the season was highlighted by this OptaJoe’s incredible stat.
17 – After 15 games last season, Chelsea were 26 points ahead of Leicester – they now find themselves 17 behind. Swing.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 5, 2015
Jose Mourinho’s side have already lost four times in seven Premier League games at Stamford Bridge this season.
Chelsea have 15 points after 15 Premier League games, with the Blues already 14 points behind fourth-placed Manchester United.
The four-time Premier League champions have lost four of their last six top-flight games.
Mourinho’s men make the trip to leaders Leicester in their next Premier League games on Monday 14 December.