Schalke 04 4-0 Wolfsburg: Huntelaar double, Raul, Matip score
Schalke 04 striker, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, played brilliantly when his team entertain VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga continued in the Veltins-Arena, Sunday (19/02/2012). Dutchman scored twice to make the club won the match 4-0.
The win does not change the position of Schalke in fourth place standings. However, Schanlke now has the value 44. They are only five points adrift of league pemumncak, Borussia Dortmund. Shalke also only 2 points adrift of Borussia Moenchengladbah in second place and one point ahead of Bayern Munich in third place.
Playing as the host, Schalke attack since the early minutes. The first goal Schalke striker Raul Gonzalez scored in the 10th minute. The Spaniard was able to release a hard kick into the net Wolfsburg, use the feedback Joel Matip.
Five minutes later, Schalke added advantage through Huntelaar. Former AC Milan player was able to maximize the cross Christian Fuchs with a fierce shot which the goalkeeper could not be anticipated by Diego Benaglio.
Throughout the first half, Schalke dominated the game. In fact, Schalke almost increased his lead, if Huntelaar had a penalty in the 37th minute. Until the end of the first half, the score of 2-0 did not change.
Into the second half, Schalke continued to press Wolfsburg. At the 49th minute, Joel Matip Schalke added advantage to 3-0. Young German players were able to score with a header receiving feedback corner.
At the 72nd minute, forcing goalkeeper Benaglio Huntelaar again picked up the ball from the net for the fourth time. Receiving a cross from Fuchs, Huntelaar is able to conquer Benaglio with powerful header into the net. Till the long whistle, the score was 4-0 to win Schalke unchanged.
Schalke: Lars Unnerstall (Timo Hildebrand 45), Christoph Metzelder, Kyriakos Papadopoulos, Christian Fuchs, Atsuto Uchida, Joel Matip, Marco Höger, Julian Draxler (Teemu Pukki 68), Jefferson Farfan (Ciprian Marica 80), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Raul .
Wolfsburg: Diego Benaglio, Felipe Lopes Aliste, Marco Russ, Ricardo Rodriguez, Christian Träsch, Petr Jiracek, Alexander Madlung (Sebastian Polter 55), Marcel Schäfer, Makoto Hasebe (Giovanni Sio 29), Mario Mandzukic (Hasan Salihamidzic 81), Yohandry Orozco .