LIVE – Real Madrid, Basel take slender leads into second half


On Wednesday the two UEFA Champions League last 16 clashes are tight encounters as Real Madrid and Basel lead at half time.

But only just.

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That man Cristiano Ronaldo has silenced plenty of doubters by putting reigning UCL champions Real 1-0 up away at Bundesliga outfit Schalke, but Los Blancos are far from hoe and dry against the battling Germans.

In the other last 16 clash on Wednesday, Basel are ahead against Porto as Derlin Gonzalez scored following an assists from Fabian Frei. Can the Swiss side hold on to take a valuable advantage to Lisbon with them in three weeks time?

Click on the link above to follow play-by-play on both UCL games, plus we will have plenty of Champions League coverage on ProSoccerTalk in the coming hours.