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Huntelaar faces up to eight weeks out

March 11, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Schalke forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar faces eight weeks on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury as his team completed a derby double over Borussia Dortmund.

Huntelaar, 29, had put Schalke in command when he added to Julian Draxler's goal to give them a 2-0 advantage with 35 minutes gone.

But he later collided with goalkeeper Timo Hildebrand as he tried to clear a ball into the Schalke area and tore the medial collateral ligament in his left knee.

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