But Europe is the priority, with Craig Shakespeare's side only trailing 1-0 to Atletico heading into the second leg at the King Power Stadium.
The Belgium global came close to a victor soon after, but Schmeichel showed his class with a fine save to preserve a point for the Champions League quarter-finalists.
Jamie Vardy and Leicester have been in good form (Adam Davy/PA) Despite both teams' presence in the bottom half of the Premier League table, had either won, they would have had a record of six league victories from their last seven games. The Foxes have beaten Liverpool 3-1 and Man City 4-2 at the King Power this season and history tells us that we can expect goals in this one too.
"Leicester knew what they wanted (here) and didn't change the way they played".
This afternoon they go head to head as opposing managers when Leicester visit Selhurst Park.
"He's a fabulous player", Atletico coach Diego Simeone said of the French worldwide.
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He said: "It's hard , but that's life, that's football". "We need to improve together as a team and we need to keep fighting. The decision baffled Moyes and Sunderland are expected to appeal the straight red card. "We keep going.
The FC Lausanne-Sport left-back told Completesportsnigeria.com: "Atletico Madrid have the lead from last night going into the second leg but from the way Leicester have performed in the Champions League this season, you can not really bet that they will lose in England".
MARC ALBRIGHTON says referee Jonas Eriksson was wrong to award Atletico Madrid a penalty in their Champions League clash with Leicester. It was provoked but it did get a bit tasty so we left.
After a narrow defeat to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night, Leicester will still be confident of coming away from South London with three points on Saturday. "It's a definite foul, but it's outside the box".
But the defender was booked minutes later when he clipped Koke and will now be banned for the second leg.
Then, after working his way into the box, the Leicester striker cut inside and placed a left-footed shot wide of Hennessey that the keeper could only parry into the net.
But former Leicester manager Martin O'Neill, who commentated on the game for television, believes Leicester can emulate the 2-0 home win they managed against Sevilla. "But we know we still have a challenge ahead against a very good team". "If we play our game, I'm certain that we will be able to advance". "We know it is going to be a hard return match but we have a very good record at the King Power", Shakespeare asserted.