Schalke 04 beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in one-sided Ruhr derby


FC Schalke 04 firmed their grip on second position in the Bundesliga after beating closest challengers Borussia Dortmund 2-0 at the Veltins-Arena on Sunday afternoon.

Goals from Yevhen Konoplyanka and Naldo - the latter a sensational strike from a free-kick - earned second-placed Schalke a vital three points in the race for Champions League qualification.

The top four in Germany qualify for the Champions League. "But to be here in, our home stadium, and all the families and the fans and everyone, just the atmosphere." said the 19-year-old.

Dortmund's first derby defeat since September 2014 dropped the side to fourth, below Bayer Leverkusen on goal difference. We'll be the first to let you know if someone brings his phone to the treatment table.

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Konoplyanka broke the deadlock five minutes after the break after a mistake from Marcel Schmelzer. Marco Pjaca sent the ball to Caligiuri, who stopped it for Naldo.

The hosts threatened again moments later as Amine Harit lined up a shot from distance that drifted wide of the right post, while Guido Burgstaller dragged an effort to the left of the target on 13 minutes.

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