Leicester City v/s Atletico Madrid: Diego Simone in no mood to take Foxes lightly
Atletico Madrid are visiting Leicester for the Champions League quarter-final second leg to played on Tuesday. La Liga side’s boss, Diego Simeone is not taking things lightly despite leading 1-0.
According to a report in Daily Mail, Simeone has warned his team that the match will go to the wire.
“Leicester are in decent form and have been very close to getting back to their best in the last six or seven games,” said the former Argentina midfielder.
Rojiblancos will meet the Foxes to defend their 1-0 quarter-final first leg lead at the King Power Stadium. Atletico are favourites, but Simeone said that the first leg win was a close call. He also pointed out the characteristics the Spanish side share with the English team. “We are not too different in the way we play. It’ll be a very tight game,” said Simeone.
Atletico’s star Antoine Griezmann was responsible for securing the win in the first leg. When reporters asked Simeone if they have a plan to counter if Griezmann is marked by the Foxes, he said that it has never happened that a team has given a special treatment to their French forward who has scored 26 goals in this season so far. …read more