Leicester City made history yesterday night thrashing Sevilla 2-0 and scaling through to their first ever champions league quarterfinal on debut. By reaching the quarterfinal, the Foxes also made England the nation that have reached the quarterfinals with highest number.
Though the Foxes were defeated in the first-leg by 2-1, but it became obvious that Leicester drew inspiration from Barcelona’s overturn of 4-0 deficit, seeing the 2-1 first-leg defeat as an ordinary thing.
It was a painful night for Sevilla whose dream of reaching the quarterfinal stage was shattered, after reaching the knockout stage from several attempts but found themselves in a tough situation.
Nasri got a red card following a second yellow card issued to him for giving a head boot to Jamie Vardy, Sevilla boss was sent to the stands from the touch line, as tension heated up.
Worse still, Sevilla’s hope of taking the game into extra time was shattered when goal keeper Kasper Schmeichel saved a penalty from Steven N’Zonzi, the heat from the game became uncontrollable, Leicester were convinced that they are quarterfinal bound as the time ticked gradually.
The end result was 3-2, meaning Sevilla are out, while Leicester City new boss Craig Shakespeare continues his winning streak with the Foxes, only tomorrow can tell how far they will go.
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