Schalke to face Bavarian amateur team in the DFB-Pokal first round

FC Schalke 04 will face a team from Bavaria in the first competitive fixture of the 2020/21 season. The Royal Blues were drawn against the best Bavarian League team in the draw, made by DFB president Fritz Keller and DFB General Secreatary Heike Ullrich on Sunday (26th July).


DFB-Pokal draw to be made on 26th July

The 2020/21 season will begin on 11th September with the first round of the DFB-Pokal taking place across four days. Schalke should find out their opponent for the season’s opening game on Sunday, 26th July (18:30 CEST).

FC Schalke 04 v Borussia Dortmund – Bundesliga for DFL

Football schedule: 2020/21 Bundesliga season begins 18th September

On Friday (10 July), the DFL (Deutsche Fußball Liga) released the schedule for the 2020/21 season. The Bundesliga is set to begin on 18 September. One week before that, the first round of the DFB-Pokal will be played.


Timo Becker: Of all the days for my parents to not be at the stadium

His fourth competitive appearance for Schalke was the biggest one of his career so far for Timo Becker. The centre back, who usually plays for the club’s U23s, was part of the starting line up for the DFB-Pokal clash against Bayern München on Tuesday (3.3.). Becker delivered a strong performance against the defending champions before being subbed off in the 86th minute.


Guido Burgstaller: We can build on this performance

Ahead of the DFB-Pokal quarterfinal match against Bayern München, there was no doubt that Guido Burgstaller would make an appearance. “Guido has really thrown himself into training over the last few days,” was what head coach David Wagner had to say about Burgstaller during a press conference the day prior to the match. The attacker captained his side during the DFB-Pokal clash against the defending record champions.


David Wagner: Disappointed with the result, but happy with the performance

A goal just before half time decided Tuesday’s cup tie between Schalke and Bayern. Both coaches reflected on the game afterwards in the press conference, while Guido Burgstaller and Alessandro Schöpf also gave their thoughts in the mixed zone.


Bayern defeat Schalke 1-0 in the DFB-Pokal quarterfinal

Schalke’s 2019/20 DFB-Pokal campaign is over after a 1-0 defeat at home to Bayern on Tuesday evening (3/3). Despite a strong showing, the reigning champions progressed thanks to Joshua Kimmich’s first-half goal.


David Wagner: We’ll take on the challenge

FC Schalke 04 will welcome Bayern Munich to the VELTINS-Arena on Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the DFB-Pokal. “We know we’re underdogs,” said David Wagner when asked who he thought the favourites were going into the tie. But the Schalke head coach also added: “Sometimes it works in your favour though, knowing that you simply never know what’s going to happen in any given game.”


S04 drawn against Bayern in the DFB-Pokal quarterfinals

FC Schalke 04 will have to play a home tie against FC Bayern in the quarterfinals of the DFB-Pokal. DFB integration co-ordinator Cacau conducted the draw on Sunday.

firo :  04.02.2020,
Fußball, DFB-Pokal, Saison 2019/2020,
FC Schalke 04 – Hertha BSC Berlin

The DFB rescind Wagner's red card

On Sunday (09/02, 18:00 CET), FC Schalke 04 will find out their opponents for the quarterfinals of the DFB-Pokal. It’s now been confirmed that David Wagner will be on the touchline for the tie. On Friday (07/02), the DFB Sports Court rescinded the red card shown to David Wagner during the Round of 16 tie with Hertha BSC on Tuesday (04/02), thereby lifting the potential suspension.

firo :  04.02.2020
Fußball, DFB-Pokal, DFB Pokal, 
FC Schalke 04 – Hertha BSC Berlin

Benito Raman: Kept calm and showed our quality

Picking up the ball in his own half, sprinting away from his opponents, and slotting the ball through the legs of Rune Jarstein: Benito Raman was the man of the hour on Tuesday night with his spectacular winner against Hertha BSC in the 115th minute of the game.

04.02.2020, Fussball, Saison 2019/2020, DFB Pokal – FC Schalke 04 – Hertha BSC, v. l. Michael Gregoritsch (FC Schalke 04

Michael Gregoritsch: This win will spur us on

The Royal Blues defeated Hertha 3-2 in extra time in a dramatic DFB-Pokal tie on Tuesday night (4/2). schalke04.de has summarised the post-match quotes.

firo :  04.02.2020Fu§ball, DFB-Pokal, DFB Pokal, Achtelfinale, FC Schalke 04 – Hertha BSC Berlin

Extra time, red cards and Raman – Schalke make the quarterfinals!

Schalke won a dramatic last-16 tie against Hertha in the DFB-Pokal on Tuesday evening (4/2). Benito Raman scored the winning goal in extra time after Hertha’s Jordan Torunarigha and David Wagner both saw red.

firo : 15.12.2019
Fu§ball, Fussball:
1. Bundesliga
S04 FC Schalke 04 – SGE Eintracht Frankfurt

David Wagner: We want to keep playing really good football in this competition

Just 04 days after their Bundesliga encounter, FC Schalke 04 and Hertha BSC meet again – this time in the DFB-Pokal. On Tuesday night (20:45 CET), the Royal Blues will be looking to edge past Jürgen Klinsmann’s men at the VELTINS-Arena and book their place in the quarterfinals.


DFB-Pokal: Schalke to face Hertha on 4th February

On Wednesday, 6th November, the DFB announced the timing of the DFB-Pokal round of 16 matches. FC Schalke 04 will face fellow Bundesliga side Hertha BSC at home in the VELTINS-Arena on Tuesday, 4th February. Kick-off is set for 20:45 CET.

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S04 to face Hertha in the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal

Schalke have been given a home tie for the last 16 of this season's DFB-Pokal. David Wagner's side will face Hertha BSC in February.

firo : 29.10.2019,
Fu§ball, Fussball:
DFB Pokal , Saison 2019/2020,
Arminia Bielefeld – FC Schalke 04

Benito Raman: That was just the beginning

Benito Raman made his first appearance for Schalke since matchday 3 of the Bundesliga season on Tuesday evening in the DFB-Pokal game at Bielefeld (29/10). The Belgian international scored twice in the 3-2 win and promised “that was just the beginning!”


David Wagner: This game will help our development

Despite a 3-0 lead, Schalke had a nervy ending in their DFB-Pokal win on Tuesday night at Arminia Bielefeld (29/10). They eventually got over the line with a 3-2 win to book their place in the last 16. Both coach and players were relieved after the final whistle.


S04 defeat Bielefeld 3-2 in crazy Pokal game

Schalke have reached the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal after a pulsating 3-2 win over Arminia Bielefeld on Tuesday night (29/10). After going in 3-0 up at the break, Bielefeld fought back with two second-half goals and ensued for a nervy end.


David Wagner: There aren’t many cooler games

Three days after an intense Revierderby against BVB, the next important task awaits FC Schalke 04. On Tuesday (29/10), the Knappen will play Arminia Bielefeld and will give everything to reach the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal. A difficult task, as David Wagner explained.