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Real Madrid takes on Schalke in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League tie in a match which will serve as nothing more than a formality for both sides.
Preview: Can Schalke earn some much needed respect in this match?
Real Madrid has an atrocious record in Germany; before this year, they had recorded only a solitary victory in Germany. A few weeks ago, they met Schalke 04 and absolutely hammered them in front of their fans. Rarely does a team as talented as Schalke concede six. Real made each pass look easier and prettier than the preceding... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke received a battering on home ground against a Real side that has a horrible record on German soil; they are set to take on the European Champions on Saturday in the Bundesliga.
Preview: Can Schalke stand up to the challenge?
Had Julian Draxler hit the ball either side of Iker Casillas rather than at him, the score might have been so different. The match might have turned. But Schalke was left to rue missed chances and lackadaisical defending as Real toyed with them. Their next task is set to be harder considering that they lost a number of players to injury in the... Read the rest of the article »
Brace yourselves for the return of Cristiano Ronaldo and the tricky clash between Schalke 04 and Real Madrid in Germany. Champions League action continues on February 26, 2014â€¦
Preview: Big ‘La Decima’ test in Germany for Los Blancos
Tickets for the Last 8 of the UEFA Champions League are at stake and Real Madrid are hoping to grab them but so do Schalke. Jens Keller affirmed in the build up to the showdown:
“We can't play without showing bravery. We have to find a balance between defence and attack.
“There is no doubt... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke and Basel take on each other in one of the highlights of Match-day Six in the UEFA Champions League at the Veltins Arena.
Preview: Champions of Switzerland could spoil Schalke's must-win mission
Schalke has been in a poor run of form. A draw or loss to Basel will see them exit from the UEFA Champions League and could see the end of Jens Keller’s reign as Schalke manager The Blues exited the DFB Pokal last week when they lost to Hoffenheim, 1-3. They proceeded to lose to Borussia Mönchengladbach at the... Read the rest of the article »
Sixth welcomes ninth in the Bundesligaâ€™s â€œBattle of the Underachieversâ€ in the Veltins-Arena on Saturday.
Preview: Stuttering Schalke continues search for Consistency
Schalke’s 0-0 draw against Steaua Bucharest in the UEFA Champions League in midweek left plenty to be desired. The Blues have made rather hard work of a simple group. They have their fate in their own hands however heading into the final match-day. A win over Basel will take them through to the next round. Jens Keller, the former... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea will be looking to make amends after their weekend loss when they welcome Schalke on the 6th of November to the Stamford Bridge in a Champions League encounter.
Preview: Blues hoping to go clear on top with a win over Schalke
A win for either side can take them to the top of Group E and forerunners to advance to the next round of the tournament. Chelsea will be vying for all three points after losing out to Newcastle in their last encounter. Jose Mourinho’s men were convincingly beaten by the Magpies and the Portuguese tactician has revealed his... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke 04 welcome last yearâ€™s runners up Borussia Dortmund to the Veltins-Arena in a Bundesliga encounter on Saturday, the 26th of October 2013.
Preview: Schalke to continue their good form in Ruhr Derby
The Gelsenkirchen club got the better of their rivals last season when they managed to get maximum points in both the matches. Even though they are not in the best if the runs, Schalke will hope to get the better of Dortmund once again. Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp recalled the incidents of the past year and claimed that the two defeats... Read the rest of the article »
Group leaders Schalke invite English outfit Chelsea to the Veltins Arena in a Champions League encounter on Tuesday, the 22nd of October 2013.
Preview: Royal Blues to settle for a point against Chelsea
The German side have had a perfect start to their Champions League campaign notching up six points from their opening two fixtures. An opening day mauling of Steaua Bucharest was followed by a 1-0 victory over Basel a fortnight later, but Schalke’s German tactician Jens Keller has admitted that he would be content with a point... Read the rest of the article »
Although they are the stronger side on paper, Chelsea should not take the game against Schalke as a walk in the park as the Bundesliga giants are a tough side to beat at home
On Tuesday, Chelsea take on Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04 in their third game of the Champions League group stages at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, aiming to edge closer to the top of their group.
Though they have not been mesmerising or spectacular so far this season, Jose Mourinho’s side is never really about the beautiful game.
Regardless of what type of displays are put... Read the rest of the article »
Brothers Jerome and Kevin Prince Boateng will be against one another as defending champions Bayern take on Schalke. Watch the match live on Gol TV USA.
Preview: Bayern looking to avoid any upsets in away trip to Gelsenkirchen
The defending champions will face a difficult challenge as they face Jens Keller’s men who have not conceded in three consecutive matches. Strengthened by the arrivals of Kevin-Prince Boateng and Ádám Szalai, Die Königsblauen will be looking to put a strong performance against the Bavarians in... Read the rest of the article »
The 2013-14 season kicked of with a bang in the Bundesliga. Matchday 1 gave an example of its penetrating style and growth.
The Bundesliga kicked-off the European football calendar in style. With seven fixtures on Saturday, fans were treated to a true goal feast, seeing the ball hit the back of the net on twenty-six occasions.
Reigning champions and last year's UEFA Champions League victors Bayern Munich began their title defence with a comfortable 3-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach with goals from Arjen Robben... Read the rest of the article »
The race for fourth place will reach its conclusion in the heart of the Black Forest. The rich and mighty Schalke will be playing the brave Freiburg.
Freiburgâ€™s win last weekend over Greuther FÃ¼rth proved invaluable. While few had seen this coming, Schalke managed to break down against Stuttgart, going down at home, 1-2. Stuttgart has nothing to play for aside from the DFB Pokal this season. Yet, the Royal Blues managed to lose! This loss came at the worst possible time; Schalke had just tied down Julian Draxler to a contract extension.
This... Read the rest of the article »
On a day in which the focus will be on Schalke and Freiburg's battle as well as the contenders for relegation, Bremen will step out onto the pitch for the first time in 14 years without Thomas Schaaf.
The Big Games
The Bavarian derby to be played this week will be the most important one of the season. Bayern will not be involved in it. FC Augsburg will take on Greuther Fürth knowing that a win will see them qualify at least for the relegation playoff. They could have qualified last week but failed to do so against the champions. Augsburg, as the story goes often, gave a wonderful account... Read the rest of the article »
The battle for fourth spot could be settled on the day in which the Bundesliga shield will be presented to the 50th champions.
Fates to be decided in Bavaria
Bayern and FC Nürnberg could both be holding the fates of two relegation battlers in their hands. Augsburg has done extremely well since the winter break but has recently wobbled. They lost 2-0 to SC Freiburg last week, thus remaining in sixteenth spot. This week, the task lying ahead of them is a mammoth one to say the least.
They will travel to the... Read the rest of the article »
Last week signaled the return of Klaas Jan Huntelaar to the Bundesliga and the Bundesliga to the top tier of Europe. This week, the European, relegation and pride battles will resume.
Matters of Pride
Bayern München will take on fellow Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund this week in a ‘preview’ of the showdown at Wembley. Neither side will field their strongest lineups after midweek exertions but everyone on the pitch will want to protect the bragging rights of his team. It is important to earn a small step forward psychologically. Bayern will show... Read the rest of the article »
Separated by a mere two points, two giants of the German game will take on each other in a direct battle for fourth place.
Oka Nikolov stood firm in goal instead of yet another victim of injury, Kevin Trapp. Michel Bastos struck the penalty. The veteran saved. Frankfurt held on to a 1-0 victory. Last week, Schalke was presented with a golden chance to push ahead of their competitors in fourth as well as eliminate a direct rival in the competition. Instead, Schalke allowed Frankfurt into the race and opened up a five way... Read the rest of the article »
Greuther FÃ¼rth, the fairytale story of the 2.Bundesliga last season, could be set to go back down after just one season in the top flight this week.
The Big Games
German champions Bayern München welcomes Freiburg at home in a hugely important clash for the team from the Black Forest. Christian Streich’s team is slowly getting ripped apart as the excellence of his players has been revealed. Max Kruse for example has already decided to leave the club for Mönchengladbach. For Freiburg, qualification for the Europa League might... Read the rest of the article »
Schalke proved that they have what it takes to compete with the best of the Bundesliga in their 2-2 draw against Leverkusen last week; their next opponent is none other than the Eagles, Eintracht Frankfurt.
Ji Dong-Won stole the headlines at Frankfurtâ€™s cost during the last Bundesliga weekend. A team fighting for their lives in the league performed exactly as they were expected to against a rather weary opponent- with plenty of will. Augsburg took down Frankfurt, 2-0. Frankfurtâ€™s incredible first half of the season is definitely what is keeping them up at the moment. Die Adlerâ€™s form... Read the rest of the article »
In a rather intriguing week for German football, Schalke will travel to Frankfurt while the second DFB Pokal semifinal will be repeated.
The Big Ones
Separated by four points from their Blue rivals, Eintracht Frankfurt will welcome Schalke. Eintracht’s rather weary squad went down to Ji Dong-Won and relegation battling Augsburg last week. This time, a Schalke side which earned a 2-2 draw against Bayer Leverkusen will be their opponent. Schalke, on current form, seems to be the winner as Eintracht is seemingly stuck in an... Read the rest of the article »
Two giants of the German game who have never won the Bundesliga play each other in the biggest match of Matchday 29 in Germany.
Schalke and Frankfurt were locked in a heated battle for fourth place recently. Schalke even spent some time outside the top four. Frankfurtâ€™s inconsistency, including a loss against Bayern last week, gave Schalke the opportunity to take fourth place for itself. Schalke did exactly that, beating Werder Bremen in the late game on Saturday 2-0.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen has been one of the more... Read the rest of the article »