Leicester’s European adventure came to an end at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night, with the Foxes’ valiant display agaist Atletico Madrid on the night not enough to see them through to the semi-finals.
Atletico started strongly, solid in possession and threatening on occasion. However, Leicester themselves threatened on the break, with Shinji Okazaki firing over from a Riyad Mahrez pass.
Then, on 26 minutes, Atletico took the lead, courtesy of a magnificent header from Saul Niguez after a fine cross from ex-Chelsea man Felipe Luis.
That goal meant that Leicester needed to score three times, and with the atmosphere in the King Power