Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri says he is “very, very angry” that his team cannot replicate their Champions League form in the Premier League.

Riyad Mahrez’s goal secured a 1-0 win over FC Copenhagen on Tuesday leaving the Foxes one victory away from qualifying for the Champions League last 16.

Despite been unbeaten in Europe with three wins in three, the English champions are 13th on the domestic table after four losses.

Ranieri has the league as his priority and believes the foxes’ problem is more of a psychologically one.

According to BBC Rianeri said “I’m very proud of the side from one side but from another, when I think of the Premier League, I am very, very angry.

“In my career this has happened. When you are in the big competition for the first time you grow and then you lose something when you go back into your own competition.

“When you play in the Champions League you are switched on, very, very smart and focused on every situation. You use up a lot of mental energy in the Champions League.

“We want to change this though because the Premier League is our priority.”

“It is good to go into the Europa League but we are in the Champions League and we go step by step,” added Ranieri.

“We have to stay calm now and change our mentality in the Premier League because we have Crystal Palace coming up – a tough, tough match.”

Leicester are only the fifth Champions League debutants – after AC Milan, Paris St-Germain, Juventus and Malaga – to win their opening three games.

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