Galatasaray's Hamit Altintop asked Schalke fans for forgiveness after scoring a goal which helped eliminate his former club from the Champions League on Tuesday night.
Galatasaray midfielder Hamit Altintop insists he will be fully focused on the task in hand when he returns to former cub Schalke for Tuesday's Champions League last-16 second leg.
Schalke boss Jens Keller says his team have no intention of playing for a goalless draw in the second leg of their Champions League tie against Galatastarary on Tuesday evening.
Schalke's appeal against the result of last week's Champions League match against Galatasarary, made because they questioned whether Didier Drogba should have been playing, has been rejected by UEFA.
Galatasaray officials have reacted angrily to Schalke's decision to appeal against the result of Wednesday's Champions League match due to doubts over Didier Drogba's eligibility.
Schalke have announced they have lodged an appeal with UEFA after Didier Drogba was selected for Galatasaray in Wednesday's 1-1 draw in the Champions League.
Schalke are looking to Netherlands star Klaas-Jan Huntelaar to inspire a Champions League victory over Galatasaray on Wednesday and turn their season around.
Schalke 04 general manager Horst Heldt does not fear taking on a significantly reinforced Galatasaray side in the Champions League next month.