Bundesliga

Huntelaar exclusive: 'We really wanted this win'

Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar set FC Schalke 04 on the way to victory over VfL Wolfsburg with a fine opening goal. In doing so, he moved to second place in the Royal-Blues' all-time scoring chart, a feat he only realised he had accomplished during the course of an exclusive interview with bundesliga.com…

Read: Schalke 3-0 Wolfsburg report

bundesliga.com: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, it seemed you really enjoyed the game against Wolfsburg…

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar: We were in top form right from the start and played very aggressively. We were all prepared to do a lot of running - as we have done all season, but that was particularly evident this time out. You could see that we really wanted this victory. And a 3-0 victory over a direct rival for a Champions League spot makes for a superb day.

'I just hit it'

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'You need to make the right decisions'

bundesliga.com: You’re not likely to overtake Schalke legend Klaus Fischer, however. He scored 182 goals.

Huntelaar: (laughs) Oh, you shouldn’t underestimate me…

bundesliga.com: All three Schalke goals came from long-range efforts for the first time this season. Have you been practicing them?

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