Leicester overcome Sevilla to reach Champions League last-8
The club's European adventure will go on22:05 Tuesday 14 March 2017, 22:05 14 Mar 2017
Leicester City are into the quarter-finals of the Champions League after coming from behind to beat Sevilla 3-2 on aggregate.
They were 2-0 winners in the second leg of their last-16 tie.
In a frantic finish, Sevilla had former Arsenal player Samir Nasri sent off, while Leicester's Kasper Schmeichel went on to save a penalty.
The reigning Premier League champions knew a 1-0 win would theoretically be enough to go through and 27 minutes in they had that platform in the bag as captain Wes Morgan finished from close range from a Riyad Mahrez assist.
And 11 minutes after half time, Leicester took a 2-0 lead as Marc Albrighton took the ball down on his chest at the edge of the box, controlled it and then fired in a low shot from 15 yards.
With 10-man Sevilla chasing the game, they had a chance to take it into extra time when they won a penalty.
But former Stoke City and Blackburn Rovers midfielder Steven N'Zonzi saw his effort saved by Kasper Schmeichel as Leicester held on for the 2-0 win and reached the quarter finals for the first time in their history.
Steven Nzonzi is the 6th different player to miss a penalty for Sevilla in all competitions this season— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) March 14, 2017
Juventus progressed to the last-eight with a 3-0 aggregate success over Porto.
Paulo Dybala scored a penalty on the night to separate the sides.
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