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Reliving Leicester City's last trip to Madrid

Atlético vs Leicester in the UEFA Cup in 1997 Credit: PA

We are only hours away from Leicester City's Champions League quarter-final tie against Atlético Madrid at the Vicente Calderón.

It is almost 20 years ago since the two teams last played in Madrid, in the UEFA Cup first round.

Leicester led by their Captain Steve Walsh also included Neil Lennon, Matt Elliott and Emile Heskey.

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Leicester took an early lead in the game through Ian Marshall who converted from close range.

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Leicester held on until the second half when former Middlesbrough midfielder Juninho, broke through to equalise for Atletico. The Brazilian was in the squad that won the World Cup in 2002.

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Madrid weren't level for long and soon pushed for the winner. Within a couple of minutes, Juninho burst through the penalty area again but met the trailing leg of Steve Guppy.

Atletico were awarded a penalty, which was scored by Italian striker Christian Vieri to give the home side victory.

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The game finished 2-1 with Leicester taking an away goal back home but lost the second leg 2-0 to exit the competition.

Will Leicester's luck be any different tonight when they go back to Madrid?

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