David Wagner: I liked our intensity
David Wagner is pleased about how the training camp in Herzlake is going, including the team’s performance in the first friendly of the season against VfL Osnabrück. “During this first week we have managed to put into practice everything that we discussed beforehand,” said the head coach. As the camp comes to an end, the players have had to continue to push themselves as far as possible. “The final session with Werner Leuthard was once again very tough,” said the 48 year old.
Day four in Herzlake: Pushing the limits one more time
On Monday (August 10th), the squad worked up a sweat to end the short training camp in Herzlake. The training plan for the day simply told the players to bring their running trainers. Schalke’s new head of performance, Werner Leuthard, had marked out a 500m course to be completed in small groups. Players ran the course ten times each, and always at a high intensity.
S04 defeat VfL Osnabrück in the new away kit
FC Schalke 04 kicked off pre-season with a win over VfL Osnabrück. Sunday’s friendly ended 5-1 to the Royal Blues (9/8), with the goals scored by Steven Skrzybski (2), Ozan Kabak, Alessandro Schöpf and Ahmed Kutucu.