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Galatasaray advance with 3-2 win in 2nd leg at Schalke

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Mar 13, 2013 at 03:40am IST

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Germany: Galatasaray beat Schalke 3-2 on Tuesday to advance to the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-3 victory on aggregate. Umut Bulut scored the winner in the fifth minute of stoppage time, though Galatasaray were already through with a 2-2 draw.

Barcelona also advanced with a 4-0 win over AC Milan, overcoming a 2-0 deficit from the first leg.

Roman Neustadter put Schalke ahead in the 17th minute but Galatasaray fought back with two goals before half-time. Hamit Altintop scored with a long-range shot against his former team in the 37th and Burak Yilmaz put the Istanbul side in front in the 42nd.

Galatasaray advance with 3-2 win in 2nd leg at Schalke

Galatasaray beat Schalke 3-2 to advance to the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-3 victory on aggregate.

Michel Bastos leveled in the 63rd and Schalke missed several chances after that to win the match. Galatasaray reached the last eight for the first time since 2001.

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