Pleased with the response Madrid, Bale Shutter Schalke
Madrid – Gareth Bale happy with the response shown after defeating Real Madrid 2-0 Deportivo La Coruna last night. Bale is now looking to target the Champions League with victory over Schalke.
Los Blancos managed to rise after battered beaten 0-4 at Atletico Madrid last weekend. Entertaining Deportivo, Madrid earned three digit ISCO through contributions goals and Karim Benzema.
Supplementary figures obtained make Real Madrid are now collecting 57 points, four points ahead of Barcelona and seven points from Atletico. However, the distance that can be re-docked for two rivals will play tonight (15/2).
Obviously, this is an important victory for Madrid. Because, in the middle of next week Bale et al. will pay a visit to Gilsenkirchen to challenge Schalke in the first leg round of 16. Madrid need a victory to make his way to the quarterfinals.
“The team produced a very positive reaction after the defeat at the weekend and we are nonetheless still at the top,” said Bale told the club’s official website.
“I’m glad we won this day. I was not able to contribute a goal, but I’m happy,” said footballer who signed from Tottenham Hotspur this.
“Schalke are a top team. We will be looking for victory in Germany so much easier in the second leg. We are all really looking forward to playing again in the Champions League,” he said.
Against The Royal Blues, Madrid supported by impressive statistics last season. His visit to the Veltins Arena ended with a 6-1 victory and a 3-1 win at the Santiago Bernabeu.