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Real rout Schalke to earn rare win in Germany

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Real Madrid cruised to a rare victory on German soil as they romped to a 6-1 win at Schalke 04 in Wednesday's Champions League's last 16, first-leg clash. 

Real Madrid's Welsh striker Gareth Bale (L) scores against Schalke's goalkeeper Ralf Faehrmann during the first-leg round of 16 UEFA Champions League football match Schalke 04 vs real Madrid in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on February 26, 2014

Real are now all but guaranteed a quarter-final place even with the return leg to come in Madrid on March 18 after Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale both scored braces.

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