Schalke maintains title chances in derby win over Dortmund

Schalke 2 – Borussia Dortmund 1 (Bundesliga, February 26, 2010) Nuri Sahin fired Dortmund ahead from the penalty spot before Benedikt Howedes equalised in the 66th minute. Croatian playmaker Ivan Rakitic then popped up with the decisive goal seven minutes from time. The win moved Schalke to within one point of league leaders Bayer Leverkusen.