LEICESTER, England -- It had to end sometime. No dream can last forever, and when referee Gianluca Rocchi blew his whistle after four minutes of stoppage time at the end of Leicester City's 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid, it was like the ringing of an alarm clock, and it woke the whole club with a jolt.
Leicester already had a happy ending to their fairytale when they won the Premier League title last season, but the sequel has come to an abrupt stop, with Rocchi's whistle akin to Bobby Ewing's...
Leicester City's Champions League fairy tale ended with a spirited and memorable 1-1 draw against a classy Atletico Madrid outfit. The Foxes huffed and puffed and will have enjoyed the occasion, but can have no complaints about the result, which shouldn't undermine their wonderful run in Europe.
LEICESTER, England -- Three thoughts from the 1-1 draw between Leicester and Atletico Madrid at the King Power Stadium, which sees Diego Simeone's side advance to the UEFA Champions League semifinals 2-1 on aggregate.
1. Atleti advance to Champions League semifinals
It was fun while it lasted. England's most remarkable Champions League quarterfinalists are out of the competition after drawing 1-1 on Tuesday and losing 2-1 to Atletico Madrid on aggregate. But as they have done so often in this season's...
Leicester City will try to become the first Premier League champions to reach the semifinals of the Champions League in eight years when they face Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the quarterfinals on Tuesday.
The Premier League champions have not reached that stage since 2009, when runners-up Manchester United defeated Porto in the quarterfinals. United were also the last Premier League champions to win the Champions League when they defeated Bayern Munich in the final in 1999.
Leicester City are on the verge of the unthinkable: a place in the semifinals of the Champions League. They host Atletico Madrid trailing 1-0 from the first leg with the knowledge that they are very much in the tie, especially given that they have won every game at home since Craig Shakespeare replaced Claudio Ranieri.
City will be delighted with a slender loss from the Vincente Calderon, even if they couldn't steal an away goal like they did against Sevilla in the previous round. They proved they...