Why are Atletico Madrid so good?



Why are Atletico Madrid so good?

With the meanest defence in La Liga and Griezmann poised to counter, Atletico are also ideally suited to withstand whatever atmosphere the Foxes fans whip up next Tuesday. The technical quality of Atletico’s players was matched by a shrewd tactical plan from manager Diego Simeone that sought out the space Leicester tried to deny them.

Which teams have won the most Champions League games under Diego Simeone?

Atletico Madrid have won 17 of their 22 Champions League home games under Diego Simeone, with the Spanish club unbeaten in the knockout stages. Leicester have lost on each of their three European trips to Madrid, with Atletico still unbeaten at home against English sides (winning six, drawing five).

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What happened in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final?

Leicester City kept Atletico Madrid within reach as they restricted the dominant Spaniards to a single goal in their Champions League quarter-final first leg. Koke had already hit the visitors’ post in the first half when the referee judged Marc Albrighton’s foul on Antoine Griezmann had been inside the penalty area.