Galatasaray reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League after edging out Schalke at the Veltins-Arena.
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Germany 4-4 Sweden
Undeniably the match of the night. Two goals from Miroslav Klose and one from Per Mertesacker made it 3-0 at half time to Germany. An early 2nd half goal from Mesut Ozil & Germany’s 14th consecutive win in qualifying competitions seemed to be in the bank.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Mikael Lustig got the comeback under way in the 62nd and 64th minutes before Johan Elmander brought them back to within a goal with 14 minutes left. Sweden then got their precious equalising goal in the 3rd minute of extra time through Rasmus Elm, silencing the Olympiastadion at the end of a dramatic evening.
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