Brilliant Foxes into last eight; Juve ease through

Leicester City booked their place in the last eight of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over Sevilla at the King Power Stadium which gave them a 3-2 aggregate victory.

Coming into the game on the back of wins over Liverpool and Hull City under new manager Craig Shakespeare – the Foxes produced another display which reminds everyone of their title winning success of last term.

They took the lead to level on aggregate just before the half-hour mark when captain Wes Morgan scrambled home from close range after good work fro Riyad Mahrez.

They were ahead overall ten-minutes into the second-half when Marc Albrighton lashed the ball home from the edge of the penalty area.

Sevilla then saw Samir Nasri dismissed for an altercation with Jamie Vardy as he picked up a second yellow card, but despite having a man less the away side piled on the pressure.

And they were given a great chance to level when Kasper Schmeichel conceded a penalty with ten-minutes left as he brought down Vitolo.

But the Dane made amends when he saved Steven N’Zonzi’s effort and Leicester held on to claim a famous win.

The Foxes odds for an unlikely Champions League triumph have been cut to 25/1 from 80/1.

The other quarter-final saw Juventus ease into the last eight with a 1-0 win over Porto in Turin, which sealed their passage through 3-0 on aggregate.

The only goal for Juve came on 42-minutes when Paulo Dybala converted from the penalty spot after Maxi Pereira was sent-off for blocking a Gonzalo Higuain effort on the line.

It is the tenth time that Juventus have booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

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