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FC Schalke 04 celebrated victory in the sold-out VELTINS thanks to a penalty by Franco Di Santo (17) and a goal by Guido Burgstaller (78 '). 

It was the Miners' seventh competitive match without defeat and moved us to second place in the Bundesliga.

Both teams got involved and did not hide. Accordingly, the first chance was not long in coming. After a cross from Yevhen Konoplyanka, Weston McKennie nodded the ball just over. 

After 17 minutes, however, the ball wriggled in the net. 

After Yevhen Konoplyanka had been unfairly stopped in the penalty area by Gideon Jung, the referee decided on a penalty kick. Franco Di Santo took the opportunity from eleven meters and turned ice cold to make it 1-0.

In the aftermath of the Royal Blues created more good offensive actions , with Yevhen Konoplyanka having the most dangerous opportunity. A placed shot by the Ukrainian was deflected just missed the target. 

The most dangerous scene of the guests, belonged to teenager Jann-Fiete Arp. From seven meters the youngster shot the ball in the middle of the first half to the left of the box.

HSV had the better start to the second half but Bastian Oczipka's thigh was still in the way of a placed shot by Dennis Diekmeier, so that the ball was deflected to the corner (48.). 57 minutes into the game, Aaron Hunt struck the outer post from ten meters after a pass from Jann-Fiete Arp.

From the middle of the second half, the Miners were better. On 78 minutes the second goal arrived. 

Guido Burgstallerin applied the finishing touch after both Daniel Caligiuri and Yevhen Konoplyanka were involved in the build up. 

The next game is in the immediate vicinity. The Revierderby will start on Saturday (25.11.) At 15.30 clock in the stadium of the Black and Yellow.

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