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 What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati April 26, 1:11 a.m. |
"I don't know what Don was asked specifically, but frankly, I wouldn't have said some of ... Guzan howler costs Aston Villa against Man City April 25, 3:34 p.m.
Brad Guzan gifted Manchester City a goal in the third minute when he mis-hit a pass ... MLS Week 8: Blunder extends NYCFC's doldrums April 25, 3:01 p.m.
Ghanaian international David Accam took advantage of a blunder by stand-in New York City FC keeper ... What They're Saying: Bob Lilley April 25, 2:50 p.m.
"Rochester was ahead of the curve in the late 1990s and the rest of the country ... USL Weekend: Blues hand Sac rare Bonney defeat April 25, 2:38 p.m.
The Orange County Blues, one of the surprises of the 2015 USL season, handed the 2014 ... SoccerGrlProbs takes first in venture tournament April 24, 5:40 p.m.
SoccerGrlProbs, started by a trio of Fairfield University's women's player, took first place in the for-profit ... Garber vs. Klinsmann, different timetables and goals April 24, 5:20 p.m.
Speaking at the annual Associated Press Sports Editors talk, MLS commissioner Don Garber pressed his case ... USL Weekend: Unbeaten Rhinos don't believe in shortcuts April 24, 4:43 p.m.
Of the five teams still unbeaten in the USL, the most impressive has been Rochester Rhinos, ... NASL Weekend: Upstarts Atlanta and Indy still unbeaten April 24, 3:36 p.m.
The Atlanta Silverbacks, under first-year coach Gary Smith, host the New York Cosmos at Atlanta Silverbacks ... What They're Saying: Hugo Sanchez April 24, 2:19 p.m.
"The recent losses by the Mexican national team and sub-22 are shameful. Is someone doing anything ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives