UEFA Champions League, Valencia Vs. Schalke: Record-Setting Raul Goal Leaves Legend Alone Atop European Goal Scoring List

Ricardo Costa has picked up a slightly comical yellow card, the central defender failing to pull-up on an attempt on goal, putting the ball past Manual Neuer after offside has been whistled. Disturbing for Schalke: Costa wasn't offside on a ball looped over an advancing line. Where it not for the erroneous whistle, Schalke would have given up another chance, if not a goal.

Moments later, all was forgotten, and Valencia's dominance was wiped out by a record-breaking goal. Raúl, taking a pass from the left by Jurado, got ball-side of David Navarro, allowing him to get a left-footed shot off from 14 yards. Sliding one yard inside Vicente Guaita's far post, Raúl ties the match in the 64th minute (1-1), his 70th career goal in European competition.

The tally gives Raúl even with German great Gerd Müller, the attackers now joint top of the list of all-time goal scorers in UEFA competition. In the moment, the goal also gives Schalke an all-important road goal, completely turning a match that had been all-Valencia.

Now 68 minutes in, Valencia will be pushing for another goal, now tied 1-1 with Schalke.

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