Valencia forced a 1-1 draw with Schalke 04 in the first leg of the Champions League last 16, Tuesday, February 15, 2011 (Wednesday early morning GMT). Valencia El Che-nickname-which already excel at minutes 17, had missed goal by Raul Gonzalez in 64 minutes at the Mestalla Stadium, Spain.
Gol Valencia Roberto Soldado printed the use of bait Jeremy Mathieu. After the goal was no more dangerous attacks from both sides and close the first half scoring 1-0 to Valencia.
Signed in the second half, El Che first opportunity in minute 53. This time the effort will produce an Aritz Aduriz a curved shot straight at Schalke nets. However, it still could be anticipated kick goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
Disaster for Valencia finally happened at 64 minutes after striker Raul Gonzalez scored Schalke's goal replies. The ball can be placed former Real Madrid player is past the goalkeeper's left hand Guaita. In addition to being decisive goal, the goal was to make the history of Raul as a goal into his 70's in European competition.
Valencia had to pressure to re-create excellence. However, Schalke are able to confront the strong survive host attacks. Unfortunately, in injury time one of the Schalke player, Luke Schmitz, sent off after receiving two yellow cards.
However, it did not affect the final results match. Valencia must be willing to share the numbers 1-1 with Schalke.
Line Up Second Team
Valencia : Guaita, Miguel, Navarro, Ricardo Costa, Mathieu (Alba'79), Banega (Vicente'69), Topal, Costa, Dominguez (Joaquin'69), Soldado, Aduriz.
Schalke : Neuer, Uchida, Howedes, Metzelder, Schmitz (KM), Farfan (Draxler'78), Kluge, Matip, Jurado (Edu'83), Raul, Huntelaar (J. Hao '90).