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Leicester City crash out of the UEFA Champions League

Leicester City crash out of the UEFA Champions League

- Premier League club Leicester City are out of the UEFA Champions League

- City needed a win against Atletico Madrid, but were forced to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid

- Atletico Madrid are now into the semi finals

English Premier League champions Leicester City have been edged out of the 2017 UEFA Champions League by Spanish giants Atletico Madrid.

The Foxes who controversially lost the first leg 1-0 in Spain could not complete a comeback at the King Power stadium on Tuesday night, April 18.

Saul Niguez extended Atletico's lead to 2-0 on aggregates with a sublime finish for Atleti in the 26th minute.

Leicester City crash out of the UEFA Champions League

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy

Knowing fully well that they must now register three unreplied goals in the second half, the Foxes threw everything upfront in the second half with Jamie Vardy missing a handful of chances.

The 2015/2016 Premier League highest goalscorer eventually pulled one back for his side in the 62nd minute.

The well experienced Atletico Madrid eventually reduced the tempo of the game until it was full time.

It ended Leicester City 1-1 Atletico Madrid as the Spanish side qualified 2-1 on aggregates.

In the other fixture of the night, Real Madrid defeated Bayern Munich 4-2 to cruise to the semi-final of the tournament 6-3 on aggregates. Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a hat-trick on the night.

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