There’s no other way to describe it, FC Schalke were completely destroyed by Real Madrid over two legs in the Champions League.
After a thoroughly convincing 6-1 win in Germany, Carlo Ancelotti made several changes and Los Blancos still strolled to a 3-1 against their German opponents at the Bernabeu last night.
One of the reasons Schalke star Julian Draxler reportedly resisted a move away from the club last January was to play in the Champions League but he was left cutting a devastated figure during the 90 minutes.
Arsenal remain linked with a £37 million move to sign the youngster this summer as Bayern Munich also start circling for the attacking midfield and forward prospect.
The manner of the defeats is the most surprising thing about Schalke’s performance because they are a side packed with plenty of experience and quality. However, a sad looking Draxler seems to have just witnessed his only chance to win the tournament with his current employers slip by.