Galatasaray midfielder Hamit Altintop admitted that the Turkish league leaders rode their luck at times as they squeezed into the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2001 after knocking Schalke 04 out.
Galatasaray midfielder Hamit Altintop celebrates scoring against Schalke on March 12, 2013. Altintop said the Turkish league leaders were delighted to be in the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time since 2001.
Galatasaray reached the quarter-finals as a last-minute goal from substitute forward Umut Bulut sealed a 3-2 win at Schalke 04 on Tuesday, giving them a 4-3 win on aggregate.
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