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Tight game here against a resolute PAOK side, After a nervy start Schalke settled into the game and scored the only goal of the game through Marcel Sabitzer who slotted home from close range after a mazy run.

The 2nd half found the game stuck in midfield, Embolo went looking for a goal of the round contender but his dipping volley clattered the bar. PAOK had a chance to level late on a rasping drive flashing just past the post.