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DFL announcement: All games suspended until 30th April

The decision was made during Tuesday morning’s general meeting between the German Football League (DFL) and all Bundesliga clubs, which took place via a video conference, that all matches would be suspended until at least 30th April due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. This is in line with the recommendation of the DFL Presidium a week ago. The decision was announced by the CEO of the DFL, Christian Seifert.

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Revierderby postponed at short notice

The upcoming matchdays for both the first and second Bundesliga divisions have been rearranged to a later date, including the Revierderby between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 that was originally due to take place on the 14th of March, the DFL says.

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Guido Burgstaller: Things are looking up again

It is a derby unlike no other for all the wrong reasons – due to the coronavirus in Europe the Revierderby between FC Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund on Saturday (14th March, 15:30 CET) will be played behind closed doors. For Guido Burgstaller, the situation is not ideal, but it is still an occasion to respect.

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Revierderby to be played behind closed doors

Saturday’s Revierderby between Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04 (14/3, 15:30 CET) will be played behind closed doors due to the recent developments regarding the coronavirus.

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Guido Burgstaller: The equaliser was really frustrating

David Wagner and Alfred Schreuder both reflected on Saturday’s 1-1 draw in the VELTINS-Arena in the post-match press conference. Alongside both managers, schalke04.de has also summarised the thoughts of Guido Burgstaller and Bastian Oczipka.

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S04 draw 1-1 with Hoffenheim

Weston McKennie’s goal wasn’t enough for all three points on Saturday (7/3) against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. The Royal Blues were the better side for much of the game, but Christoph Baumgartner’s second-half goal meant that the two sides had to share the points in the VELTINS-Arena.

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David Wagner: It gave us a good feeling

Saturday afternoon will see two out-of-form sides come up against each other as Schalke 04 will take on TSG 1899 Hoffenheim in the VELTINS-Arena. “Both teams are certainly not at their best right now,” said David Wagner, who expects an even game.

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Jochen Schneider: We can only get through it together

FC Schalke 04 have now lost two games in a row for the first time this season after Saturday’s 3-0 loss against 1. FC Köln. “It’s a difficult situation for all of us,” Jochen Schneider summed up the Royal Blues’ recent form.

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S04 without trio

Schalke will have to do without three players for the near future. Omar Mascarell, Suat Serdar and Ozan Kabak are all unavailable for David Wagner.

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Bastian Oczipka: We win together, we lose together

After Saturday’s defeat in Köln (29/2), head coach David Wagner discussed both the game and the personnel. Bastian Oczipka and Alessandro Schöpf also gave their thoughts on the 3-0 loss.

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Schalke lose 3-0 at 1. FC Köln

FC Schalke 04 lost again on matchday 24. The Royal Blues slipped to a 3-0 defeat, with Köln’s goals coming through Sebastiaan Bornauw (9’), Jhon Cordoba (29’) and Alexander Nübel (own goal).

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David Wagner: The support has given us a real boost

FC Schalke 04’s final game of February will see them face in-form 1. FC Köln on Saturday evening (29/2, 18:30 CET). “Our opponents are looking good right now. It’ll be an exciting challenge for us, and one that we’re all looking forward to,” said head coach David Wagner ahead of the meeting with the side who has won six of their last eight Bundesliga outings.

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Jonjoe Kenny: The reaction from the fans was incredible!

Matchday 23 didn’t quite go to plan for the Royal Blues. The 5-0 defeat to RB Leipzig will certainly have hurt and the disappointment around the ground was huge, but the relationship between the players and the fans never deteriorated. Right-back Jonjoe Kenny was deeply impressed: "The response from the fans was incredible."

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David Wagner: Too many players on the pitch who aren’t on top form

After the final whistle sounded on Matchday 23’s Topspiel, David Wagner and Julian Nagelsmann both gave their thoughts at the press conference. Jochen Schneider also weighed in on what was a difficult game. We collected all the post-match reaction.

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Schalke 04 lose 5-0 to second placed RB Leipzig

No points for the Royal Blues: In Matchday 23's Topspiel, RB Leipzig came away from the VELTINS-Arena with a 5-0 win. Marcel Sabitzer put the second placed team in front after less than a minute, before Timo Werner (61'), Marcel Halstenberg (68'), Angelino (81') and Emil Forsberg (89') made up the rest of the goals for Leipzig in the second half.

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David Wagner: You need to do everything right against them, not just a few things

Schalke 04 await a difficult next task against RB Leipzig on Saturday (22nd Feb) at 18:30 (CET) at the VELTINS-Arena. Head coach David Wagner expects that Suat Serdar could make his return against the side second-placed in the Bundesliga. The Germany international is taking part in training again after an ankle problem.

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RB Leipzig: Lurking in second

After four competitive games without a win, RB Leipzig put the bad run behind them with a 3-0 victory over Werder Bremen last weekend. The small dip in form after the winter break may have cost them first place, but they continue to lurk just one point behind industry leaders Bayern München – remaining very-much in contention for the first title in the club’s short history.

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Sascha Riether: Complete confidence in every player in the squad

Despite a golden chance for Weston McKennie in injury time, the Royal Blues had to make do with just a point after Sunday’s 0-0 draw in Mainz. A fair result in the end, according to Sascha Riether.

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David Wagner: We’re not finding it easy to create chances

The Royal Blues took a point from their away game at Mainz on Sunday evening (16/2). The coach and the players both agreed that the side is currently struggling to create chances. schalke04.de has summarised the post-match reactions.

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Goalless draw in Mainz

Schalke and Mainz couldn’t be separated on Sunday evening (16/2), with Weston McKennie missing a golden chance at death for the Royal Blues.