Saturday, 29 April, 2017

Atletico pip Leicester City

Griezmann brilliance forced Leicester rethink, says Shakespeare Leicester working to establish 'full facts' of fan disturbances in Madrid
Hilda Schwartz | 14 April, 2017, 19:26

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare said the referee "guessed" over the penalty decision that led to their defeat at Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

The referee pointed to the penalty spot but television replays showed that the foul took place at least a foot outside the penalty area although the momentum caused Griezmann to fall in the box. "But honestly, it is touch and go and we'll have to look at team shape over the next few days", Shakespeare said.

He said: 'I asked the ref about the decision after the game and he said the foul was on the line.

According to The Independent about 3,000 Leicester fans made the trip to Madrid to support their side in the quarter final tie and they made their presence felt, with large scale clashes with police on Tuesday night.

"We have got a good record at the King Power and the tie is still alive".

"Our fans enjoy these nights, but we have to create more chances and attack more than we did tonight".

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

Diego Simeone hailed Antoine Griezmann as the whole player following the France star secured a 1-0 win for Atletico Madrid over Leicester City in the Champions League.

"You always want a bigger result obviously".

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"We could see what he was capable of in the first-half", he told BT Sport after the game, as per the Metro.

He said: "We lacked the clinical finish".

While Morgan's status remains unknown for this match, it appears all but certain he will sit out to give himself any chance of helping Leicester City reach the Champions League semifinals.

"They will be quietly confident, will sit back and aim to hit Leicester on the break".

Huth's suspension increases the importance of Wes Morgan recovering from the back injury that has ruled him out of Leicester's last five matches.

"It was a clumsy challenge but my first thought was to not let him in the box".

"From the outside we could say it was a ying-yang game".

The staff member was sent to the stands for apparently handing out water in front of the Atletico bench, and Shakespeare added: "I'm surprised".

"I heard the interviews after the game and I saw the faces of my former players and saw the shock in their eyes and that was really hard, so I forgot the game again immediately".

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