Gifs: Bale, Benzema and Ronaldo all score braces as Real Madrid thrash Schalke 6-1 8 years ago

Gifs: Bale, Benzema and Ronaldo all score braces as Real Madrid thrash Schalke 6-1

They must be favourites now?

Real Madrid beat Schalke 6-1 in Germany on Wednesday night to book their place in the quarter-finals, barring the greatest shock in the history of the game.

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Bale followed up Benzema's opener with an absolute cracker.

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Credit: Fansided

Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo had earlier combined to play in Benzema for the opener.

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Into the second half, some Portuguese lad did this...

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Benzema was then set up by Ronaldo for his 20th goal of the season. 4-0 to Real Madrid.

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Bale again. Too easy.

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Ronaldo's second of the night...

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And then, oddly, the best goal of the night came in the form of Huntelaar's consolation. What a volley.

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