Leicester City Bound Atletico Madrid To One-Goal Lead In First Leg

Craig Shakespeare side Leicester City kept Spanish team Atletico Madrid within reach as they restricted the dominant Spaniards to a single goal in their UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Midfielder Koke had already hit the Leicesters’s post in the first half when the referee judged playmaker Marc Albrighton's foul on  Atletico star player Antoine Griezmann had been inside the penalty area.

Replays displayed contact was made outside the box but the France International [Griezmann] duly stepped up to send goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel the wrong way.

Diego Simeone side [Atletico Madrid] striker Fernando Torres slipped as the goal beckoned in the second half but, that chance apart, The visitor’s struggled to carve out clear-cut openings against a stubborn Foxes defence.

Leicester centre-back Robert Huth - who will be banned for the second leg after being booked - saw a shot blocked and forward Shinji Okazaki narrowly failed to make contact with a low cross in the best of Leicester City’s rare raids forward.

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