As Africa Top sports reported, Real Madrid was heroic Wednesday in knockout round of the Champions League against Schalke 04. The Spanish club very easily won 6-1 away and already has both feet in the quarterfinals. Offensive stars of the Merengues regaled.
Starting with Benzema who from the 13th minute saw the flaw to open the scoring. He will be imitated by Gareth Bale in a beautiful action. Score 2-0 at the break. Having wasted several chances in the first part, Cristiano Ronaldo goes into action and scores a third goal. He then served Benzema for his double to make it 4-0. Then Gareth Bale also made his daily scoring a brace. But it was not finished. Cristiano Ronaldo also scored a second personal goal to complete the Spanish party.
Late in the game, Huntelaar reduced the score for the honor. Return leg in two weeks.
Here are the reactions of both stars:
Cristiano Ronaldo: “Our team has played many great matches, this is one more. We played well and we did not leave Schalke evolve at its best. We are pleased and we just have one step sealed in the next round. The Schalke goalkeeper played very well and made many stops, but I have confidence in my abilities and my teammates helped me a lot . I am very happy to have scored two goals.”
Karim Benzema: “It was a good game, it was a good line of attack. When we play like that, it is difficult to stop this line. It was a very important game, I’m happy. The World Cup is something else. Here I am in my club, I do my games, I have to keep working for first win with Madrid.”
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