Bundesliga Bundesliga 2


Jermaine Jones (2nd l.) ensured Schalke will go into the second leg of their UEFA Champions League tie against Galatasaray <br>with an away-goal advantage after scoring the equaliser in a 1-1 draw in Istanbul The Royal Blues had to digest an early setback when Burak Yilmaz put the Turkish champions in front in the twelfth minute After a brief inquisition into the opening goal, Schalke rolled up their sleeves and responded well, posing a threat on every counter-attack Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (r.) was in the thick of the action as the Royal Blues surged forwards in search of an equaliser The Dutch striker, back in the side after recovering from an eye infection, went within inches of turning Benedikt Höwedes' header in<br>at the far post before delaying too much with a good opportunity on the break Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba (r.), the man who broke FC Bayern Munich hearts in last May's final, kept the Schalke defence busy While it may have been a tense affair on the field and with a hostile atmosphere off it, Schalke's <Br>sporting director Horst Heldt was able to sit back and enjoy it from the bench FC Bayern's Thomas Müller, Toni Kroos and Dante (from l. to r.) celebrate their side's first-leg victory away to Arsenal in London Kroos got the visitors off to a dream start in the seventh minute, rifling the Bundesliga leaders in front with a sweetly-struck shot from the edge of the box It wasn't long before Jupp Heynckes' men were celebrating again as Müller (2nd r.) finished <br> from close range in the 21st minute after Daniel van Buyten's powerful header had been saved There was an intruiging midfield battle between Bayern's Bastian Schweinsteiger (l.) and Arsenal's string-puller Jack Wilshere (r.) Try as they might, Arsenal struggled to find a way past Philipp Lahm (r.) and Co. in the first half Eventually the Gunners did pull one back as confusion in the Bayern box allowed Germany international Lukas Podolski (3rd r.) to head in from a corner Bayern reasserted their authority on the contest, though, as Mario Mandzukic (c.) bundled home in the 77th minute to restore his side's two-goal advantage Away goals from Robert Lewandowski (c.) and Mats Hummels could prove crucial to Borussia Dortmund's hopes of reaching <br> the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals following a 2-2 draw in their last 16 first leg tie against Shakhtar Donetsk The opening half an hour was evenly balanced, with Mario Götze (l.) central to much of the visitors' attacks Yet it was Donetsk who took the lead in the 31st minute from a spectacular free-kick by right-back Dario Srna which left Roman Weidenfeller no chance But the Yellow-Blacks fought back and deserved their equaliser shortly before the interval, when Lewandowski took <br> two defenders out of the game with an inadvertant dummy before netting his fifth in seven tournament games Donetsk proved their European know-how though and restored their lead in the 68th minute thanks to this well-taken effort from substitute Douglas Costa (c.) With just three minutes remaining, centre-back Mats Hummels (r. against Luiz Adriano) scored a precious <br> second away goal save the visitors from their first tournament defeat of the season Coach Jürgen Klopp was equally delighted at drawing level again, aware of the advantage it will give his side going into the return leg at home
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