Atletico Madrid could anticipate a tough test when they host UEFA Champions League debutants Leicester City for the first leg of quarter finals on Wednesday night, 12th of April 2017. (April 13th in IST).
Atletico Madrid Vs Leicester City UEFA Champions League April 12th 2017 Details
This will be the first meeting between these sides. 67% of Atletico Madrid’s last nine home games have seen over 2.5 goals, as have 67% of Leicester’s last nine on the road.
Dates, Fixtures, Schedule
|United States of America (EST Eastern Standard Time)||12.04.2017 14:45 EST|
|England (GMT Europe Time) (United Kingdom)||12.04.2017 19:45 GMT+0|
|India (IST Indian Time)||13.04.2017 1:15 IST|
Estadio Vicente Calderon, Madrid
TV Channels, Telecast Online
|USA TV Viewers watch broadcast at:||Fox Sports GO, FOX Deportes, SiriusXM FC, Fox Soccer 2GO USA, fuboTV,Fox Sports 2 USA|
|UK TV Viewers watch broadcast at:||BT Sport 2, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio, BT Sport Live Streaming|
|Indian TV Viewers watch broadcast at:||TEN 1, TEN Sports LIVE|
Atletico Madrid Vs Leicester City Live Online Commentary
Diego Simeone’s side had an easy tie against German outfit Bayer Leverkusen in the stage of round of 16. The game was decided in the first leg in Germany with a convincig 4–2 victory for the Rojiblancos which was finished off with some neat defensive work in the goalless draw back home. Atletico are undefeated in their last 8 outings in all tournaments with their last loss dating back to February 2017 at home against Barcelona. The run includes 5 wins and 3 draws and five clean-sheets. As regards hosts team news: midfielders Augusto Fernandezg, Tiago, and Nico Gaitan, defender Sime Vrsaljko, goalkeeper Miguel Moya, and striker Kevin Gameiro are expected to miss out on Wednesday clash.
On the other hand, Leicester City’s UEFA Champions League form has been totally opposite to their domestic form. They qualified as group winners surpassing Porto and Kobenhavn to book the round of 16 clash with Sevilla. They lost the first leg at Seville 2–1 before turning the tables with a comfortable 2–0 victory at home ground. The Foxes are in blistering form since under their new manager Craig Shakespeare. They notched up six straight wins before losing 4–2 at Everton on Saturday. It will be worth to note down that the Foxes scored at least 2 goals in the 7 matches during post-Ranieri era. Touching visitors team news ahead of this match: the captain Wes Morgan is a doubt, whilst Nampalys Mendy and Wilfred Ndidi are all expected to miss out.