Christian Heidel: We’re a tight knit bunch
With four games played, Schalke find themselves last in the table and yet to pick up a point. Christian Heidel understands the criticism that has come with the disappointing start, but is still certain that the successes will come. The sporting director spoke about the “Franco di Santo incident”, a goosebump-inducing team meeting, the upcoming test against Freiburg and the Schalke fans whose support is more important than ever in times like these.
Domenico Tedesco: Hungry for success
FC Schalke 04 travel to SC Freiburg on Tuesday evening (20:30 CEST) in search of their first Bundesliga points of the season and head coach Domenico Tedesco is convinced that the Bundesliga table will look a bit prettier for the Royal-Blues after the clash in the Schwarzwald-Stadion.
Cut out the mistakes
Schalke’s loss to Bayern Munich on Saturday evening was not an unfair result, but it could have been prevented. Annoyingly, Die Königsblauen yet again conceded the first goal from a set piece. Captain Ralf Fährmann knows that Schalke will have to knuckle down and work hard if they are to turn things around.