VIDEO: Ronaldo and Co. run wild in Germany
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Wednesday] Real Madrid put on one of its greatest shows ever on the road, putting six goals -- several of them spectacular -- past Schalke
04 before the German club scored a consolation goal to make the final score 6-1 in Gelsenkirchen in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League round-of-16 series.
ROUND OF 16, First Legs
Schalke 04 1 Real Madrid 6
Galatasaray 1 Chelsea 1
Olympiakos 2 Man. United 0
Zenit St. Petersburg 2 Bor. Dortmund 4
Man. City 0
Arsenal 0 Bayern Munich 2
Bayer Leverkusen 0 Paris SG 4
AC Milan 0 Atletico Madrid 1
Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema each scored twice as Real Madrid set a Spanish record for most goals on German soil.
Benzema and Bale put Real ahead by two goals after 21 minutes before Ronaldo had his 10th and 11th goals of the competition and set up Benzema for his second goal. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored in stoppage time for Schalke 04.
The win gave seeded teams six wins in eight games on the road in the first leg of the round of 16. Chelsea had to settle for a 1-1 tie at Galatasaray a day after Manchester United fell at Olympiakos,
Frenchman Aurelien Chedjou's goal in the 65th minute for Galatasaray canceled out Fernando Torres'
early goal for Chelsea.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily Moreno scores in Tijuana's Copa MX victory March 5, 3:56 a.m. |
U.S. U-20 forward Amando Moreno has yet to play for Tijuana in its charge to the ... Former MLS players dominate MLS coaching ranks March 5, 3:32 a.m.
The first 19 MLS titles have been won by 12 coaches. Six of the 20 current ... D.C. United wins second leg but loses CCL series March 5, 3:09 a.m.
Needing a three-goal victory to advance in the Concacaf Champions League, D.C. United came up short ... MLS CBA deal: who got what? what gave up what? March 5, 2:23 a.m.
An agreement in principle was reached between MLS and the MLS Players Union early Wednesday evening ... What They're Saying: NBA player Luol Deng March 5, 1:20 a.m.
"We played with balls made of socks, or put a towel over a balloon and wrapped ... What They're Saying: MLS fan Jon Fish March 4, 8:28 p.m.
"It's just a little nudge from the fans to the league and the players' union, 'Hey ... Video Pick: How Messi and Neymar warm up March 4, 8:21 p.m.
Lionel Messi and Neymar entertain even before the game. Here's a 30-second glimpse of them warming ... Three takeaways from USA-Norway March 4, 6:10 p.m.
Carli Lloyd once again flashed her goalscoring prowess to rally the USA from a 1-0 deficit ... Road to Vancouver: Sweden stuns Germany at Algarve Cup March 4, 5:29 p.m.
The USA survived a scare from Norway, but Germany and Japan weren't so lucky, falling on ... MLS and union headed deep into overtime March 4, 1:26 p.m.
Talks between representatives of MLS and the MLS Players Union continued Wednesday as they attempted to ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives