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Leicester City vs. Atletico Madrid Predictions & Match Preview 18/04/2017

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Leicester City vs. Atletico Madrid Predictions & Match Preview 18/04/2017

Leicester City vs. Atletico Madrid Match Preview:

The UEFA Champions league play-off phase presents its following second-leg action at the quarter-finals when on Tuesday, 18th April 2017, "King Power Stadium" in Leicester is set to host the decider of the tie including the sides of Leicester City and Atletico Madrid. Follow our Predictions & Match Preview on this encounter between Leicester City and Atletico Madrid to increase your bankroll with the given profitable bet tips.
Match status: EUROPE: Champions League - Play Offs - Quarter-finals
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Venue: "King Power Stadium" in Leicester. England

Leicester City: Team News

Robert Huth is suspended for the hosts but Craig Shakespeare has confirmed captain Wes Morgan is in line to return to the team after a six game absence with a back injury. Daniel Amartey is on standby to partner up alongside Yohan Benalouane at the heart of the defence just in case Morgan is not fit enough to start. Wilfried Ndidi is a doubt for Leicester, while Nampalys Mendy and Molla Wague are ruled out.

Atletico Madrid: Team News

Diego Simeone is without injured quartet Augusto Fernandez, Miguel Moya and Sime Vrsaljko. Kevin Gameiro has been included in the squad after his recovery from injury but Fernando Torres should start alongside Antoine Griezmann in attack. Other than that, wholesale changes aren't expected.

Possible starting lineups of the teams:

Leicester City: Kasper Schmeichel - Christian Fuchs, Wes Morgan, Yohan Benalouane, Danny Simpson - Marc Albrighton, Daniel Drinkwater, Wilfred Ndidi, Riyad Mahrez - Jamie Vardy, Shinji Okazaki (4-4-2 formation)

Atletico Madrid: Jan Oblak - Juanfran, Diego Godín, Stefan Savic, Filipe Luis - Yannick Carrasco, Saúl Ñíguez, Gabi, Koke - Antoine Griezmann, Fernando Torres (4-4-2 formation)

Missing players of Leicester City and Atletico Madrid:

Leicester City: Nampalys Mendy, Molla Wagué, Robert Huth. Doubts: Wes Morgan, Wilfred Ndidi.

Atletico Madrid: Augusto Fernández, Miguel Ángel Moyá, Sime Vrsaljko, Kevin Gameiro.

Leicester City - Atletico Madrid Head-to-Head Stats:

Since the teams have played each other only once in their head-to-head record, which was just a week ago, both of them will be keen to better it and go for an advancement to the next stage on the side. "The Mattressers" will play in the walls of "King Power Stadium" for the very first time, and it is difficult to tell in what manner they perceive the atmosphere of Premier Legue titleholders' ground.

Interesting facts and streaks:

  • There have been under 2.5 goals scored in 8 of Atletico's last 10 games (UEFA Champions League).
  • Atletico are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 matches (UEFA Champions League).
  • Atlético Madrid has not lost 2nd half in their last 13 games (CL).

Our free predictions for Leicester City - Atletico Madrid fixture:


Leicester City vs Atletico Madrid Predictions

Main Match Predictions:
Goals Under 2.5 @ 1.66 (4/6)
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Correct Score:
1-0 Home Win @ 9.00 (8/1)
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