Griezmann's penalty gives Atletico a goal advantage over Leicester

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"We need the greatest effort of all the players we have".

Andy King's introduction at the halftime interval did seem to spark some life into Leicester's attack, but they still didn't create too many clear-cut chances.

"I think there are people deciding that and it could only be good for the game", Albrighton said of VAR.

Captain Wes Morgan is also battling a back injury and remains a doubt, with Yohan Benalouane the only recognised centre-back now available. "They bet everything on the second leg".

"He's trained yesterday, not all with the squad, but I have said before it will be 50-50 for Atletico Madrid".

"We're still alive and we want to stay in the competition, but we know we have a challenge ahead against a very, very good team". We know what we're about at the King Power.

"It is a really disappointing decision by the referee", said Shakespeare.

"We need to put it out of our minds as soon as possible and move on because what's done is done".

Suffice to say, though, a loss here will not result in Shakespeare befalling the same tragedy. "We knew we were walking a tight rope".

The win was well-deserved as Atletico dominated possession and had most of the game in the visitors' half, but Leicester can rightly complain that the penalty should never have been given, as foul was clearly outside of the penalty area, reports Xinhua news agency.

The Foxes' protests fell on deaf ears and Griezmann duly stepped up to slot home from 12 yards but it left a bitter taste in the Premier League champions' mouths. "We are aware of that but we are still in this tie".

Craig Shakespeare's side went down 1-0 thanks to a controversial Antoine Griezmann penalty in the first half, but they have already overturned a one-goal deficit against Sevilla and they will believe that they can do it again.

Nonetheless, that 28th minute strike from the France worldwide was the difference between the two sides at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday, and although Diego Simeone's men dominated for large periods, they only have the one goal to show for it.

They had looked at severe risk of relegation but manager Sam Allardyce - who recruited Shakespeare to his coaching team while England manager - has inspired such an improvement that survival looks a near certainty.

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