Two Goals Show Different Quality Schalke-Madrid
Gelsenkirchen – experienced 0-2 defeat of Real Madrid Schalke 04 recognized the coach, Roberto Di Matteo, because of the different qualities. Opportunity is now more difficult to qualify, but Di Matteo was reluctant to close all the chances.
Schalke lost 0-2 at the Veltins Arena, Thursday (02/19/2015) pm dawn thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo. If you look at the statistics, The Royal Blues are losing control of the ball, but it is not too behind in opportunities.
The percentage of ball possession in the 40% -60%, greater numbers belong to Madrid. Problem opportunities, Schalke had three shots on target plus one hit the bar from eight attempts. Meanwhile, Madrid recorded a four shot on target from 10 trials.
With a fairly equal amount of opportunity, Madrid successfully completed two chances and go home with a profit. In contrast, Schalke did not get anything and is recognized Di Matteo because of different quality.
“I think we played well. We nearly scored when the experiment we hit the bar. But Madrid scored twice and they make a difference in quality between the two teams really visible,” he said at the official site of UEFA.
With this defeat, Schalke chances to win in the second leg and passes very heavy. They must win at least 2-0 or more in a match at the Santiago Bernabeu later. But Di Matteo is quite optimistic.
“I think it would be very difficult for us to win in Madrid, but anything can happen in football and we have to be sure,” he added.