Leicester City are eager to overcome their one goal deficit in the UEFA Champions League when they host Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night, 18th of April 2017 (April 19th in IST).
Leicester City Vs Atletico Madrid UEFA Champions League April 18th 2017 Details
Last week’s 1–0 win for Atletico Madrid was the first meeting between them and Leicester. Leicester have only lost 23% of their home games this season, including 0% of their last six and 0% of their Champions League games. Atletico Madrid have only won 40% of their last ten on the road and just 43% of their last seven away in the Champions League.
Dates, Fixtures, Schedule
|United States of America (EST Eastern Standard Time)||18.04.2017 14:45 EST|
|England (GMT Europe Time) (United Kingdom)||18.04.2017 19:45 GMT+0|
|India (IST Indian Time)||19.04.2017 1:15 IST|
King Power Stadium, Leicester
TV Channels, Telecast Online
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|UK TV Viewers watch broadcast at:||BT Sport Live Streaming, BT Sport 4K UHD, BBC Radio, BT Sport 2, BBC Radio 5 Live|
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Leicester City Vs Atletico Madrid Live Online Commentary
Leicester City are winless in the last three games and all of which came on the road. The Foxes settled for a 2–2 draw with Crystal Palace on the weekend to put an end to a 2‑match losing streak. Coming back to matches at King Power Stadium, Leicester City won their 5 home matches under Craig Shakespeare. All the wins had come by a comfortable 2 goal margin, which is a positive going into the crucial ties against the La Liga team. Moreover, Leicester won all their four home matches in the UEFA Champions League this season and kept clean sheets in three of them. As regards Leicester team news ahead of this match: the captain Wes Morgan is hoping to be back in action, while Islam Slimani, Molla Wague, and Nampalys Mendy are all sidelined.
Meanwhile, Diego Simeone’s tutored side is undefeated in 10 outings in all tournaments with 7 victories and 2 draws. The last time Atletico tasted a defeat was at home against Barcelona in February. In the UEFA Champions League matches on the road this season, Atletico won 3 and lost four. However, Simeone’s men had gone without a victory in the previous 4 away fixtures with 2 draws and 2 losses. As for visiting side team news: Kevin Gameiro, Sime Vrsaljko, Augusto Fernanez, and Miguel Moya are ruled out of this game.