|Raul scores for Schalke 04|
The first half was basically all Valencia CF dominanting & creating chances. One of those chances turned into goal when Aduriz crossed into the path of SOLDADO who scored in the 16th min. The Germans created a few chances but Valencia kept them under control.
The second half was another story as Valencia looked tired from their first half efforts & the defence looked wobbly. Valencia Goalkeeper Guaita was stopping more & more German shots until ex-Real Madrid player RAUL GONZALEZ did his "party-trick" in the box to leave his defender & score the equalizer. The goal left the stadium cold with disbelief as Schalke 04 had come back & taken control of proceeding. Things remained that same until the end & Schalke go home with a great result that forces Valencia to go all out in the 2º leg.
Staying with the "incredible" RAUL, he overtakes German legend Gerd Muller with his goal tonight as the "Hightest Goal scorer in European Competitions" with now 70 goals in 142 European games. Gerd Muller had the record until tonight with 69 goals in 77 games.
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