Griezmann scores from spot as Atletico beats Leicester 1-0

The Foxes could be without Huth and the injured Wes Morgan for the first time

The Foxes could be without Huth and the injured Wes Morgan for the first time

A first-half penalty from Antoine Griezmann was enough to give Atletico Madrid a 1-0 victory in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie at home to Leicester City. "We will try to squeeze the maximum out of each one of them", Simeone told his pre-match media conference for Saturday's match against Osasuna. It's a good win for us but the second leg will be hard.

Atletico Madrid have won their first leg quarter-final tie against visiting Leicester City 1-nil in the UEFA Champions League.

Ronaldo's brace in Germany moved him onto 100 European club goals, and has placed Los Blancos in a commanding position ahead of the return match at the Bernabeu next week.

Atletico Madrid's quest to reach a third Champions League final in four seasons continued on Monday morning as they travelled to Leicester. We were also solid in stopping them on the counterattack.

Griezmann was clipped by defender Marc Albrighton but the striker appeared to be just outside the penalty area when contact was made. "We have to get on with it".

They'll be patient and wait to pick Leicester off when they are forced to come out and if Kevin Gamiero is fit, then that's an even bigger problem for Leicester because of his pace.

Perhaps Torres' affection for Leicester went some way to explaining how he managed to make such a mess of a chance he had to score in the 60th minute. It's any excuse - it's hard to say - but any excuse and they'll come in. The referee made his decision, although it's there for everyone to see it's the wrong one.

"It's something very special to us". We know what we are about at the King Power and know what we need to do. We might never be here again, we might be at some point again.

But former Leicester manager Martin O'Neill, who commentated on the game for television, believes Leicester can emulate the 2-0 home win they managed against Sevilla. "We have such a great team spirit we don't let it affect us", he added.

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