Schalke came away with a point after both goals were score from the penalty spot. Sejad Salihovic gave Hoffenheim the lead after 30 minutes but it was Huntelaar who stepped up and saved the day with a last minute spot kick. Schalke are 3rd 6 points behind Bayern Munich and 9 points behind leaders Borussia Dortmund.
The conquerors of Manchester United came from 2-1 down to beat Schalke 4-2 in Gelsenkirchen in the first leg quarter final of the Europa League. We have already seen the class of the Basque side when they out played United over 2 legs and now they are in pole position to qualify for the semi finals. Llorente put Atletico 1-0 up after 20 mins before 2 goals from Raul after 22 mins and 59 mins gave Schalke the lead.
Atletico even the score when Llorente got his second of the match on 73 mins. De Marcos then swung the tie on it’s head scoring on 81 mintues with Muniain wrapping up the game on 90 mins. Continue reading →
Huntelaar was on the scoresheet as AC Milan came out on top in a five goal thriller. Huntelaar struck an absolute screamer from 30 yards when the score was 1-1. This result leaves AC Milan in third place 3 points behind local rivals Inter and 2 points behind second place Roma.