Leicester Vs Sevilla (UEFA Champions League Round Of 16 Knock Out Stage) : Match Preview And Predictions

Leicester City Vs Sevilla (UEFA Champions League Round Of 16)



The English Champions Leicester will be out to make history again this time, but in the Champions League, having lost 2-1 in Spain in their first leg which was the last game for Claudio Ranieri.
The foxes have had a good run of games post Ranieri having won all games after the Italian manager was relieved of Managerial Duty and this will be ones in a life time game for this English side as its their first knockout game in Europe's premier club competition.
French midfielder Nampalys Mendy will be missing after he suffered a knee injury he acquired during training with great optimism displayed by the New boss Shakespeare who said his team will approach the match with renewed self-belief thanks to their recent form.
Sevilla has gone on to the knock out stages three times in their four tries but have never gone beyond the round of 16, though Unbeaten in their Champions League and keeping the most clean sheets Leicester shouldn't be underrated and this is backed up by Leicester New Boss New boss Shakespeare who spoke in a press Conference in preparation for the match.
"It will be a special occasion at the King Power," he said. "The atmosphere will be electric. I'm expecting the team to take the momentum from the two results, to take the confidence they've gained from that and really play on the front foot.
"That's not saying we'll be open as we know Seville have some very, very world-class players. But it makes for a very interesting game because of the away goal."
Asked whether Leicester could trump last season's unlikely title win by winning the Champions League, Shakespeare replied: "Why not?
"We're in it. There's no free game in football. You have to try and win every game.
"You have to show that determination, that competitiveness, and we need to show that in abundance on Tuesday night."
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