Valencia 1-1 FC Schalke – Raul Scores on his return to Spain
1st Leg UEFA Champions League – Round of 16
Valencia vs FC Schalke Football
Match Preview: Both of these are underdoges in the UEFA Champions League matches this season and they will be hoping to get a good result in the first leg and take the advantage to the second leg whcih will be played in Germany. Raul will be playing against any spanish team for the first time since moving abroad to play for Schalke and it will be interesting ot see what kind of reception he gets once he returne to Spain. FC Schalke will be looking to get a good result in the first leg and go back to the home support and make sure they qualify for the quarter finals.
Valencia on the other hand are playing some realy good football in the league and even with two of their big players are now playing their trade else where they are getting better with everymatch they play and many believe they are the favourites to win agaisnt FC Schalke over the two legs.
Predictions: This is the match which is very hard to predict and both the teams are of somewhat same level and only thing is the home support whcih put Valencia in better odds to win in the first leg. So im going with a 1-0 win for Valenica.
Valencia drew with FC Schalke in the Champions League
Match Highlights and Goals Video
[ Valencia 1-1 FC Schalke ]
17′ [1 – 0] R. Soldado
64′ [1 – 1] Raul