Under-fire Ancelotti not fearful of Real sack

Holders Real scraped into the quarter-finals with a 5-4 aggregate victory but, having lost top spot in La Liga following defeat at Athletic Bilbao last weekend, their poor form continued against Roberto Di Matteo's men.

Real were forced to withstand a late barrage after former striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar secured Schalke's win on the night with a fine 85th-minute strike at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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