Despite 100 Thieves’ 2-1 record across last weekend’s games, fans and analysts alike were left scratching their heads watching the team’s big offseason pickup in the mid lane, Abbedagge, play three consecutive games on a traditionally supportive and passive champion in Karma.
FC Koln take on Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga on Saturday, with the hosts looking to avoid joining their forthcoming opponents in Bundesliga 2 next season. Koln are one point behind current relegation playoff incumbents Werder Bremen, and two points behind 15th-placed Arminia Bielefeld, so they must win in order to have any realistic chance of survival.
Match Facts Eintracht Frankfurt have won four of their last five Bundesliga games against Schalke, including each of the last two.The Eagles last put together a longer winning run in the top flight against S04 between 1980 and 1981 (3 wins).Eintracht Frankfurt have beaten Schalke 35 times in the Bundesliga – they have only recorded more top-flight wins against Werder Bremen (36).
With nothing but pride on the line for the hosts, already-relegated Schalke 04 prepare to take on Champions League-chasing Eintracht Frankfurt in Saturday's Bundesliga clash.Dimitrios Grammozis's side lost 2-1 to Hertha Berlin in midweek, while Frankfurt's top-four aspirations suffered a blow with a 1-1 draw against Mainz 05 last week.
Getty Images Amine Harit found the back of the net as Schalke 04 lost 2-1 to Hertha Berlin in Wednesday’s Bundesliga game.The midfielder was handed his 23rd league start in the encounter and utilized the opportunity to score his second goal of the season.The 23-year-old formed a five-man midfield for Dimitrios Grammozis’ men along with Timo Becker, Blendi Idrizi, Florian Flick and Sead Kolasinac Editors' Picks 'It's a crime!'
Match Facts FC Schalke 04 have only recorded more wins in professional football against VfB Stuttgart (43) than they have against Hertha BSC (42).Meanwhile, the Berliners have only suffered more defeats at professional level against FC Bayern (46) than they have against the Royal Blues.
Getty Bulgaria-based Ghana attacker Bernard Tekpetey has stated he will not be surprised to earn a recall to national team duty.The forward has not played for the Black Stars since gatecrashing the squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations tournament after a breakthrough at Bundesliga side Schalke 04.
Official data from Riot Games is a big part of the League of Legends community, but those days might be over as Riot is looking to potentially shut down the providing of match data from competitive games.Over recent days, it has come to light that Riot might be looking to limit data from professional games, and potentially more than that with time.
The fan attacks on Schalke 04 continue to shake the German club after the Bundesliga side were relegated on Tuesday, with the team not having trained in two days and club officials unsure if all players will want to continue wearing the Royal Blues jersey this season."The fear in Buyo's eyes will stay with me," Schalke 04 squad manager and club legend Gerald Asamoah said on Thursday when speaking about the attack from fans against players who also went after assistant coach Mike "Buyo" Buskens.
Schalke 04’s core business of football has taken a big hit recently, with the club being relegated from the best German division, the Bundesliga.The relegation happened after a horrible season where the Gelsenkirchen-based club has only managed to win two matches out of 30 so far in the season.
Schalke 04 were relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time in 33 years on Tuesday after losing 1-0 to fellow strugglers Arminia Bielefeld to stay in last place, 13 points off the relegation playoff spot with only four matches remaining.Fabian Klos's powerful 50th-minute strike sealed the fate of Schalke, who have managed only two wins in the entire season.
Match Facts FC Augsburg have won just one of their last 10 Bundesliga games against FC Schalke 04 (D5, L4) – that 3-0 victory came in their most recent trip to Gelsenkirchen in May 2020, however.Of the Bundesliga sides that FC Schalke 04 have faced at least 10 times in the top-flight, they only have a lower loss percentage against Rot-Weiß Essen (7%) than they do against Augsburg (11%).
Match Facts Bayer 04 Leverkusen are unbeaten in five Bundesliga games against Schalke 04 (W3, D2).Among current Bundesliga sides, the Werkself are only on longer unbeaten runs against Augsburg (20 matches) and Mainz (7).
Match Facts FC Schalke 04 have won just one of their last 10 competitive games against Borussia Mönchengladbach (D5 L4) – a 2-0 victory in January 2020.S04 had won three of the previous five meetings (L2).
Schalke 04 suffer injury blow with Bentaleb and Mendyl facing indefinite spells on sidelines | Goal.com
Schalke 04 have confirmed that Nabil Bentaleb and Hamza Mendyl will be out of Bundesliga action for an indefinite period.The African duo did not feature in the Royal Blues' 5-0 Bundesliga defeat at Wolfsburg on Saturday as Mendy watched on as an unused substitute.