The Dane says Leicester players are still adjusting to life in the Premier League.
"We knew it would be difficult. We had an excellent start, but knew there would also be periods that are really tough like right now," said Schmeichel.
"It is no coincidence that all three promoted teams are below the line, the level is very high.
"Lately, it has not been as good, but we are still a squad that is getting used to a new league. We have many players who have not played there before, so we need to keep spirits high and continue in the same vein."
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