Lewandowski bags a hat trick as Schalke lose 3-0 to Bayern
FC Schalke 04 have lost their first home game of the new season. Robert Lewandowski scored a hat trick for the visitors to secure a 3-0 win for the reigning Bundesliga champions. Despite the result, the Royal Blues put in a fairly strong performance.
Guido Burgstaller: The fans’ support was amazing
Both coaches agreed that Bayern deserved to win the game on Saturday (24/8), although David Wagner felt the scoreline was too high. Niko Kovac praised Robert Lewandowski’s clinical nature, while Guido Burgstaller praised the home support.
David Wagner: We have to be confident and brave
David Wagner’s home debut in charge of Schalke will come against FC Bayern tomorrow. “We can’t wait for the match. I have sensed the lads’ excitement all week in training,” said the coach ahead of the fixture with the record German champions (24/8, 18:30 CEST).