Take the positives and move on
“Disappointed,” “sore,” “speechless,” - Schalke’s players similar opinions after the final whistle of Wednesday’s Champions League Round of 16 first-leg clash against Manchester City. Despite being a goal and a man to the good with minutes to play, the Royal Blues fell to a late defeat at the VELTINS-Arena.
Man City win 3-2 after two late goals
FC Schalke 04 narrowly missed out on a home victory on Wednesday evening (20/2) in the last 16 of the Champions League. The English champions went ahead early, before two Bentaleb penalties put S04 in front at half time. Two late goals then sealed the win for the Sky Blues.
Weston McKennie: We played with real heart
The Royal Blues were all disappointed after the 3-2 defeat to Manchester City. The S04 players were frustrated with the unnecessary goals conceded but were happy with the side’s performance. schalke04de. has summarised the reactions.