Altintop moves Schalke into second

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Schalke moved up to second place in the Bundesliga with a hard-earned 1-0 home victory over struggling Hansa Rostock.

Halil Altintop scored the game´s only goal in the 52nd minute as the hosts - beaten in midweek by Barcelona - racked up their fourth successive victory.

Mirko Slomka´s side leapfrogged Hamburg to move into the automatic Champions League places, six points adrift of leaders Bayern Munich, who host Bochum on Sunday.

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