Sascha Riether: You can see we’re developing
The new first-team coordinator is pleased with the start of the new season. After all, Sascha Riether has had mixed experiences in that regard as a former player himself. The 36-year old spoke to schalke04.de about the team’s performance against Borussia Mönchengladbach, the Royal Blues’ tactical approach and the challenges ahead.
DFB-Pokal: S04 to face Bielefeld in second round
Christoph Metzelder drew FC Schalke 04 away from home in the second round of the DFB-Pokal. The former Royal Blue won the cup with Schalke in the Olympiastadion in 2011 and drew David Wagner’s side against Arminia Bielefeld on Sunday evening.
04 debuts, a milestone reached and one still to come
The 0-0 draw against Mönchengladbach may not have produced any goals, but there were still one or two interesting additions to the stats book.