Real Madrid thrashes Schalke, Mancini counters Mourinho in UCL

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Real Madrid had way too much firepower for Schalke, thrashing the German side 6-1 in the first leg of their Champions League knockout tie Wednesday.

Real Madrid had way too much firepower for Schalke, thrashing the German side 6-1 in the first leg of their Champions League knockout tie Wednesday.

And then there is the scoreline: only two games of the eight in this round were not won by the away side, the group winner, and this was the only drawn game. An away goal at Chelsea will make for a fascinating contest. What price would one pay for a penalty shootout at the Bridge with Drogba potentially stepping up to win it for his team?