Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel believes Jamie Vardy's "massive" away purpose produced Wednesday's 2-1 Champions League defeat to Sevilla a superb result ahead in the residence leg.
The Premier League champions travelled to Andalusia in wretched kind and looked to be on their strategy to a substantial defeat as Sevilla dominated the first half and opened up a two-goal lead in the 62nd minute - Joaquin Correa atoning to get a penalty that Schmeichel saved by adding to Pablo Sarabia's opener.
But Vardy pulled one back 17 minutes from time to give Leicester a lifeline inside the last-16 tie and Schmeichel believes that purpose offers them a genuine possibility at the King Energy Stadium on March 14.
"The away goal's massive," the Dane told BT Sport. "That was a one thing that we hoped we could get due to the fact going to the King Energy something can occur.
"It's a joy to play in these games, every single player was seeking forward to it, absolutely everyone ran their socks off and worked difficult.
"We were up against a very superior side, but going in, we have been all about us, just how much we had been hurting from this season.
"We wanted to place inside a very good performance. We lost the game and we're disappointed but they are extremely, quite very good and 2-1 away from property in the Champions League is actually a great result.
"We've lost the game. We're disappointed; we're not celebrating, definitely not celebrating. But 2-1 away from dwelling in Champions League - we'll take that."