Schalke 04 beat Galatasaray 2-0 in Champions League

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL (AA) – Germany's Schalke 04 defeated Istanbul's Galatasaray 2-0 Tuesday in the UEFA Champions League.

During the match at Schalke's Arena AufSchalke Stadium in Gelsenkirchen, Guido Burgstaller gave Schalke the lead in the fourth minute, with the first half ending 1-0.

German striker Mark Uth placed a shot into the left-hand corner of goalkeeper Fernando Muslera's net in the 57th minute and the match ended 2-0.

The sides drew 0-0 in their first match in Istanbul on Oct. 24.

Galatasaray's other rival in Group D, Portugal's Porto, beat Russia's Lokomotiv Moscow 3-1.

Porto are at the top of the group with 10 points, followed by Schalke with 8 points, Galatasaray with 4 points and Lokomotiv Moscow with no points.

The results of the fourth week of the UEFA Champions League matches are as follows:


Group A: Monaco 0-4 Club Brugge, Atletico Madrid 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

Group B: Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 PSV Eindhoven, Internazionale Milano 1-1 Barcelona

Group C: Crvena zvezda 2-0 Liverpool, Napoli 1-1 Paris Saint-Germain

Group D: Porto 3-1 Lokomotiv Moskva, Schalke 2-0 Galatasaray


Group E: Bayern Munchen vs AEK Athens, Benfica vs Ajax

Group F: Lyon vs Hoffenheim, Manchester City vs Shakhtar Donetsk

Group G: CSKA Moskva vs Roma, Viktoria Plzen vs Real Madrid

Group H: Valencia vs Young Boys, Juventus vs Manchester United