Champions League last-16: Real Madrid a step closer to quarter finals

Champions League last-16: Real Madrid a step closer to quarter finals
By Euronews
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Schalke 0 – 2 Real Madrid Holders Real Madrid took control of their last-16 Champions League tie with Schalke. Ronaldo ended a three-game goal

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Schalke 0 – 2 Real Madrid

Holders Real Madrid took control of their last-16 Champions League tie with Schalke.

Ronaldo ended a three-game goal drought to open up the scoring.

He also set up the second, which Marcelo drove into the top corner.

With the 2-0 victory, Real Madrid take a healthy lead into their match in Madrid on 10 March.

Basel 1 – 1 Porto

Gonzalez gave Basel a first-half lead, but went off injured.

Referee Mark Clattenburg, who booked nine players during the match, ruled out a goal by Porto midfielder Casemiro.

Clattenburg also awarded a controversial late penalty allowing Danilo to score – bringing the game to a close at 1-1.

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