What happened in Real Madrid’s Champions League quarter-final against Schalke?
Real Madrid survived a real scare to qualify for their fifth successive Champions League quarter-final despite conceding four away goals to an impressive Schalke. The holders were hanging on in the final few seconds as Schalke were just one goal away from producing one of the competition’s biggest shocks after winning the second leg.
Who has won the Champions League by two goals at the Bernabeu?
Only Barcelona and Juventus have won by a two-goal margin in the Champions League at the Bernabeu in the last 10 years but Schalke were only denied just that by desperate late defending.
Who won the European Cup last season?
Los Blancos ended a 12-year wait to capture ‘La Decima’ – a 10th European Cup win – last season, having beaten Schalke 9-2 on aggregate at the same stage of the competition.