Aug 27, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​Toumba Stadium, Thessaloniki
PAOKPAOK
2-3
SchalkeSchalke 04
Athanasiadis (53'), Katsouranis (79')
Kitsiou (87')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Szalai (43', 90'), Draxler (67')
Jones (19'), Santana (78')
Jones (64')

Adam Szalai avoids broken hand

Adam Szalai will not require surgery on a hand injury he suffered in training prior to Schalke 04's match with PAOK.

Schalke 04 striker Adam Szalai has learned that he will not require surgery on his right hand after scans revealed it was only bruised and not broken.

Szalai injured his hand in training before Schalke's 3-2 victory at PAOK, but scored a brace to help his team qualify for the Champions League.

The player said that he is pleased that he will not spend time on the sidelines requiring surgery.

"I am very happy it's nothing worse," Bundesliga.com quotes Szalai as saying. "I really wanted to play. Missing the match was never an option."

Szalai is currently enjoying a run in the team with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar absent through injury.

Schalke's teammates celebrate scoring during the UEFA Champions League play-off first leg football match Schalke 04 vs Greece's PAOK Salonika in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on August 21, 2013
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