Schalke to face VfL Bochum in friendly
In preparation for the 2020/21 season, FC Schalke 04 have arranged another preseason friendly. In addition to facing second-division side VfL Osnabrück (9th August) and third-division side Viktoria Köln (2nd September), the Royal Blues will play VfL Bochum 1848. S04 will take part in eight friendlies this preseason, with three confirmed already.
The friendly will take place on Saturday, 5th September in Gelsenkirchen. The match will be Schalke’s final friendly before the season officially gets underway, and will kick-off at 15:30 CEST.
An exact location for the match has yet to be announced, with the club to share this information in due time. The same goes for information surrounding admission of spectators. Due to the unpredictability of the coronavirus pandemic, a decision in this regard will be made at a later date. All preseason friendlies will also be made available to watch in a free live stream.