DFB-Pokal

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A first brace and a dream debut

In the 5-0 victory against SV Drochtersen/Assel in the first round of the DFB-Pokal, Guido Burgstaller scored twice for the first time in the competition. Another player celebrated his debut and his first goal.

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David Wagner: A great performance

First game of the season, first win. Head coach David Wagner, as well as goalscorers Daniel Caligiuri and Guido Burgstaller, were all satisfied after the 5-0 win over SV Drochtersen/Assel. schalke04.de has summarised their post-match thoughts, as well as those of Drochtersen/Assel coach Lars Uder.

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David Wagner era begins with a convincing 5-0 win

FC Schalke 04 lived up to expectations in the first round of the DFB-Pokal on Saturday (10/8), defeating SV Drochtersen/Assel 5-0. The goals in the Kehdinger Stadion were scored by Steven Skrzybski (44’), Guido Burgstaller (61’, 83’), Daniel Caligiuri (65’) and U23s player Münir Levent Mercan (73’).

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David Wagner: Stick to our principles regardless of opponent

The 2019/20 season is almost upon us, as the Royal Blues prepare for Saturday’s DFB-Pokal clash against SV Drochtersen/Assel (15:30 CEST). Head coach David Wagner shares his thoughts ahead to match at the fourth-tier club.

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DFB-Pokal: Schalke to face SV Drochtersen/Assel on 10th August

The DFB announced the dates and times of the 32 fixtures in the first round of the DFB-Pokal on Thursday. The Royal Blues will face SV Drochtersen/Assel on Saturday 10th August, with kickoff set for 15:30 CEST. The match will take place in the Kehdinger Stadion, with a capacity of around 3,000.

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S04 to travel to SV Drochtersen/Assel in DFB-Pokal first round

David Wagner’s first competitive game in charge of the Royal Blues will take place in Lower Saxony. On Saturday (15/06), the DFB-Pokal first-round draw was made in the German Football Museum, with world champion Nia Künzer drawing the teams.

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DFB-Pokal first round draw to take place on Saturday in German football museum

On Saturday, 15th June, the 2019/20 DFB-Pokal first round draw will take place in the German football museum in Dortmund. 2003 Women’s World Cup winner and TV expert Nia Künzer will conduct the draw while DFB vice president Peter Frymuth will oversee proceedings as the 32 ties are determined. The draw will start at 18:00 CEST on Saturday.

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Taking better advantage of goal scoring opportunities will lead to success

Schalke’s disappointment over their 0-2 defeat to Werder Bremen in the DFB-Pokal semi-finals on Wednesday (3/4) can still be felt. Especially since the game could have easily gone in a different direction.

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Huub Stevens: The team tried everything, but nothing came off

Head coach Huub Stevens was satisfied with his side’s performance against Werder Bremen on Wednesday (3/4) in the DFB-Pokal, despite a 2-0 defeat. Guido Burgstaller and Alexander Nübel were annoyed that the team missed good chances to go ahead. schalke04.de has summarised the post-match reactions.

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Schalke eliminated in the DFB-Pokal by Bremen

S04 failed to progress to the semi-finals of the DFB-Pokal on Wednesday (3/4). The Royal Blues lost 2-0 to Werder Bremen, with Milot Rashica and Davy Klaasen scoring the visitors’ goals.

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Huub Stevens: What matters is the here and now

Werder Bremen have yet to lose in 2019—something that FC Schalke 04 will be looking to change on Wednesday (April 3, 20:45 CEST), where a win at home will secure them a spot in the DFB-Pokal semi-finals. The team may be able to call on striker Guido Burgstaller, who has missed a few games after recently undergoing dental surgery.

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DFB-Pokal Quarter-Finals: Schalke to host Werder Bremen

The Royal Blues will host Werder Bremen in the VELTINS-Arena for a place in the DFB-Pokal semi-finals. The quarter-final draw was held in the German football museum on Sunday evening.

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An emotional win on an emotional evening

Rarely does the game in-hand seem to matter as little as yesterday’s DFB-Pokal round of 16 match vs. Fortuna Düsseldorf. The news of Rudi Assauer’s death was a shock for every Royal Blue. More impressive was the atmosphere that the Schalke fans created to help their team go on to win 4-1. The phrase “this win’s for Rudi” couldn’t have been more true yesterday night.

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Ahmed Kutucu: Just an unbelievable feeling

The Schalke players could hardly hide their joy after beating Fortuna Düsseldorf 4-1 and advancing to the quarter-final of the DFB-Pokal. Domenico Tedesco and Friedhelm Funkel also paid tribute to Rudi Assauer, who passed away on Wednesday.

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FC Schalke 04 – Fortuna Düsseldorf

Kutucu, Uth and a Sané brace – S04 move into the quarter-finals

FC Schalke 04 defeated Düsseldorf 4-1 on Wednesday (6/2) in the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal. Salif Sané scored twice for Schalke.

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Domenico Tedesco: We have two top goalkeepers

Four days after the unfortunate 2-0 home defeat to Borussia Mönchengladbach, the Royal Blues have the chance to return to winning ways in a different competition. On Wednesday, 6th February (20:45 CET), FC Schalke host Fortuna Düsseldorf in the DFB-Pokal round of sixteen. One of the aims for this match will be to repeat the performance shown in the opening 60 minutes against the Foals.

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S04 to face Fortuna Düsseldorf at home in the DFB-Pokal

FC Schalke 04 will face Fortuna Düsseldorf in the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal. Blind footballer Serdal Celebi, who scored "Goal of the Month" in August, made the draw, giving Schalke a home game.

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Strong nerves and a bit of luck

It was intense and dramatic – but ultimately S04 had the luck on their side. The Royal Blues defeated 1. FC Köln 6-5 on penalties on Wednesday (31/10) in the second round of the DFB-Pokal. Alexander Nübel was happy with the result and Christian Heidel is now hoping for a boost for the next few Bundesliga games.

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DFB-Pokal draw to be made on Sunday

Schalke 04 are now into the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal after defeating 1. FC Köln on penalties. The draw will be made on Sunday (4/11) at 18:00 CET by blind footballer Serdal Celebi.

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1.FC Koeln Köln – FC Schalke 04

Tedesco: We came back into the game through persistance and strong mentality

FC Schalke 04 beat 1. FC Köln on penalties in a thrilling DFB Pokal tie. Domenico Tedesco had lots of praise for his players after the game. Alexander Nübel and Mark Uth, two significant figures in the game, also gave their opinions. Schalke04.de provides the reactions to the DFB Pokal game.