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Hanke spares Schalke's blushes

Published: Thursday 16 October 2003, 23.58CET
FC Schalke 04 1-0 NK Kamen Ingrad (agg: 1-0) Teenager Mike Hanke rescues Schalke.

Match statistics

SchalkeKamen Ingrad

Goals scored1
 
0
Attempts on target1
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Offsides0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards0
2
Red cards0
 
0

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Published: Thursday 16 October 2003, 23.58CET

Hanke spares Schalke's blushes

FC Schalke 04 1-0 NK Kamen Ingrad (agg: 1-0) Teenager Mike Hanke rescues Schalke.

A solitary goal by FC Schalke 04's teenaged substitute Mike Hanke was all that separated the German side and NK Kamen Ingrad in their UEFA Cup first-round tie.

Late header
Hanke came off the bench to score a 77th-minute header and book Schalke's place in the second round after a tense game had seemed destined to finish goalless just like the first leg in Croatia three weeks ago.

Slow start
The 52,600-strong crowd were almost stunned on the six-minute mark when Aleksandar Kopunovic's shot ended up just wide and the visitors went close again midway through the first half. Defending in numbers at the back, Kamen Ingrad burst forward on the counter and won a free-kick, from which Zoran Zekic watched his 15-metre header strike the crossbar.

Galinovic heroics
At the other end, Anibal Matellán headed straight at goalkeeper Mario Galinovic and Filip Trojan shot the wrong side of the far post as Schalke began to turn the screw. Galinovic was on hand once more just before half-time to deny Victor Agali from 12 metres.

Decisive goal
Schalke seemed more determined after the break and were only denied an opener when Galinovic produced a fine double save to keep out shots from Tomasz Hajto and Agali. But as extra-time approached with neither side having found the net in almost three hours of football, 19-year-old Hanke - who had only been on the field for 12 minutes - nodded in a Darío Rodríguez cross to score the decisive goal.

Last updated: 17/10/03 0.14CET

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Lineups

schalke

Schalke

kamen ingrad

Kamen Ingrad

1
RostFrank Rost (GK)
1
GalinovićMario Galinović (GK)
2
Van KerckhovenNico Van Kerckhoven
3
KovačAntonio Kovač
3
MatellanAnibal Matellan
5
KurilićŠime Kurilić
4
RodríguezDarío Rodríguez
9
ZekićZoran Zekić
Yellow Card33
6
HajtoTomasz Hajto
Substitution77
11
BajšićDavor Bajšić
Substitution84
14
AsamoahGerald Asamoah
Substitution65
13
BalaškovićValerio Balašković
15
WałdochTomasz Wałdoch (C)
18
KopunovićAleksandar Kopunović
Substitution75
20
C. PoulsenChristian Poulsen
20
RendulićKrunoslav Rendulić (C)
22
AgaliVictor Agali
22
KraljMario Kralj
Yellow Card84
31
Sérgio PintoSérgio Pinto
24
SmojeIvo Smoje
35
TrojanFilip Trojan
Substitution90+5
27
VuicaDamir Vuica

Substitutes

29
Volkan ÜnlüVolkan Ünlü (GK)
12
PrincipIvan Princip (GK)
7
KobiashviliLevan Kobiashvili
Substitution77
4
GusicRadoslav Gusic
23
SeitzJochen Seitz
7
BešlicDinko Bešlic
24
CziommerSimon Cziommer
8
JakirovićSergej Jakirović
Substitution75
26
HankeMike Hanke
Substitution65
Goal76
14
CizmekMario Cizmek
34
DeluraMichael Delura
17
AndricevicAntun Andricevic
39
KläsenerThomas Kläsener
Substitution90+5
28
LisnićIvan Lisnić
Substitution84

Coach

Jupp Heynckes (GER) Nenad Gracan (CRO)

Referee

Olegário Benquerença (POR)

Assistant referees

Jose Cardinal (POR), Sergio Manuel Lacroix Pimenta (POR)

Fourth official

Helio Antonio Magalhães Gonçalves Santos (POR)

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