Hertha game can go ahead
Tuesday’s PCR tests (11 May) confirmed a further positive coronavirus case in the FC Schalke 04 first team. The player in question is now in strict isolation within the quarantine training camp. He is now the third player with a positive coronavirus test result. The other two players were already isolating at home before the quarantine training camp began. Four other players, who were categorised in ‘contact group one’ are also under quarantine.
S04 take on Hertha BSC in rescheduled fixture
FC Schalke 04 will host Hertha BSC in the VELTINS-Arena on Wednesday (12 May, 18:00 CEST) in the rescheduled Matchday 31 fixture. "We will work on a strategy with the players in order to play a good game and get as much as possible out of it. That’s our focus," said head coach Dimitrios Grammozis. "We are aware that we need to show a different side to us from the one in the second half against Hoffenheim," he underlined.
Two positive PCR tests – Hertha game not currently at risk
Monday’s (10.05) PCR testing resulted in two positive covid-19 cases among the FC Schalke 04 first team squad. This includes yesterday’s suspected case following a round of quick testing. Both players are currently self-isolating at home and are asymptomatic, while another affected person has had no contact with first team members since last Friday (7th May).