Tuesday 18 Apr

Leicester vs Atl. Madrid Match Preview

17 Apr 2017 Keith M. INTERNATIONAL CLUBS: UEFA Champions League

Leicester City

  • W
  • W
  • L
  • L
  • D


18:45 GMT
18 April 2017

Atletico Madrid

  • W
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • W

18:45 GMT 18 April 2017

The Leicester vs Atletico Madrid match will be played on Tuesday, April 18, at King Power Stadium, Leicester. This is the second leg of Champions League quarterfinal stage. In the first leg played in Madrid, Atletico celebrated a 1-0 victory.


  • Leicester is currently in a series of 3 games without a win in all competitions. Before this drop of form, Leicester recorded 6 wins in a row. Also, Leicester conceded 7 goals in their last 3 games.
  • Atletico Madrid was defeated only once in their last 16 games in all competitions, and that loss came against Barcelona. During that period Atletico Madrid stayed undefeated against Real Madrid in Primera and against Barcelona in Copa del Rey. In their last 9 matches in all competitions, Atletico Madrid conceded only 2 goals.


This will be their second encounter. Atletico Madrid won the first game by 1-0 last week.

Head to head matches: Leicester City - Atletico Madrid

12.04.2017 UEFA Atletico Madrid Leicester City 1:0


Claudio Ranieri, the manager who was an architect of English Premier League champion last season, failed to come up with the expectations in 2017. He was sacked after the defeat in Seville, and that was a positive shock for the team - Leicester recorded 6 victories in a row! However, in the last two weeks, their performance level dropped again, and the most of the football analysts feel they don't stand a chance against Atletico Madrid. On the other hand, they were in a similar position against Sevilla. The Spanish team won the first leg by 2-1, but Leicester surprisingly defeated them by 2-0 in the second leg and qualified for the next phase.

Latest matches: Leicester City

15.04.2017 Prem Crystal Palace Leicester City 2:2 D
12.04.2017 UEFA Atletico Madrid Leicester City 1:0 L
09.04.2017 Prem Everton FC Leicester City 4:2 L
04.04.2017 Prem Leicester City Sunderland AFC 2:0 W
01.04.2017 Prem Leicester City Stoke City 2:0 W


Atletico Madrid failed to keep up with Real Madrid and Barcelona in Primera Division for the second time in the last 3 years. They are currently 10 points behind the leaders, and Real Madrid also has a game in hand. It is clear that the race for the title in Spain is over for Atletico Madrid, and they are focused on Champions League. They will try to save the advantage from the first leg, and Diego Simeone is one of the best managers for getting the job done.

Latest matches: Atletico Madrid

15.04.2017 LaLi Atletico Madrid CA Osasuna 3:0 W
12.04.2017 UEFA Atletico Madrid Leicester City 1:0 W
08.04.2017 LaLi Real Madrid Atletico Madrid 1:1 D
04.04.2017 LaLi Atletico Madrid Real Sociedad 1:0 W
01.04.2017 LaLi Malaga CF Atletico Madrid 0:2 W


Atletico Madrid will try to save their lead from the first leg, and they will be ultra-defensive orientated. A goalless draw is the most likely result in the upcoming match, but the early goal for the hosts can alter the game dramatically.

About the author - Keith M.

Dedicated tipster with five years of experience. Devoted Arsenal fan and sports writer.

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