‘Difference in class noticeable’

Julian Draxler admitted that Real Madrid were clearly superior to his Schalke side this evening.

The German side lost 6-1 at home to Real Madrid on Wednesday, with Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals each.

“The difference in quality was clearly noticeable,” he told uefa.com.

“We have to thank our fans for the great support they gave us throughout.

"We made several mistakes and Real Madrid punished us clinically."

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