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Tom Krauß features against England – Sepp van den Berg and Maya Yoshida keep clean sheets

The final round of international games on Tuesday (27/9) saw four Schalke players involved. Tom Krauß, Sepp van den Berg and Maya Yoshida all played, whilst Alex Král was an unused substitute for Czech Republic in their defeat to Switzerland.

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Tobias Mohr: We’re a tight-knit group

As the international break draws to a close, preparations for Sunday’s clash with Augsburg at the VELTINS-Arena (17:30 CEST) are getting underway. We spoke to Tobias Mohr about the start to the season, the mood in the camp and the upcoming opponents.

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Mehmet Can Aydin assists winning goal for Germany U20

The Germany U20 team recorded their second win in the second match of the international break on Monday. Three days after their 2-1 win over Poland, coach Hannes Wolf's side came up 1-0 victors in Romania.

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Nations League defeat for Alex Král against Portugal

Alex Král and Czech Republic lost on Saturday night (24/9) in the Nations League.

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Kerim Calhanoglu scores the winning goal for Germany U20

Alongside Maya Yoshida, who won 2-0 with Japan against the USA, a further four Royal Blues were in action for their national sides on Friday 23.09. Kerim Calhanoglu bagged a late winner for Germany U20s.

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Maya Yoshida defeats Weston McKennie in his 120th game for Japan

Japan and Maya Yoshida won a friendly against USA on Friday (23/9). The Asian side defeated their opponents 2-0, exactly two months ahead of their first group game at the World Cup against Germany.

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After a brace in Gütersloh: Terodde anticipates playing in front of 60,000 Schalke fans

Simon Terodde needed just two minutes after having been subbed on to make his mark in Thursday’s friendly at FC Gütersloh. Having put his side 2-0 up, he added another shortly afterwards. “I’m always happy when I put it in the back of the net. Scoring is fun,” the 34-year-old said after the 3-0 win at the Ohlendorf-Stadion in Heidewald.

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After his first full 90 minutes, Leo Greiml is hungry for more

Leo Greiml completed a full 90 minutes for Schalke’s first team on Thursday (22nd September) for the first time. In a 3-0 win in a friendly against FC Gütersloh, the 21-year-old put in a good performance in central defence – but he emphasised nevertheless that he has room to improve.

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Terodde at the double in 3-0 win over Gütersloh

FC Schalke 04 claimed a 3-0 win in Thursday’s (22/9) friendly away at Oberliga side FC Gütersloh. Danny Latza opened the scoring (25’) in front of 2,753 spectators at the Ohlendorf-Stadion, with two goals in quick succession from Simon Terodde wrapping up victory (76’, 84’).

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Six S04 players heading on their international travels

In the first international break of the new season, six Schalke players have been called up to represent their national teams. Alex Král is on duty in the UEFA Nations League and the other five Royal Blues are playing in international friendlies.

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Rouven Schröder: What’s fundamental for me is how the fans reacted

Defensively shut out the opposition for almost 80 minutes and stayed in the game right up until the final whistle – but, in the end, left with no points: the Royal Blues’ fighting performance went unrewarded in Saturday’s Revierderby. After the match, sporting director Rouven Schröder expressed his thoughts on the game.

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Frank Kramer: We weren’t compact enough for their goal

Youssoufa Moukoko’s goal decided the Revierderby for BVB on Saturday (17/9). Both head coaches spoke about the game at the post-match press conference, whilst Alexander Schwolow and Tom Krauß also gave their thoughts.

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1-0 derby defeat for S04

FC Schalke 04 lost the 99th Bundesliga Revierderby 1-0 on Saturday (17/9). Youssoufa Moukoko got the only goal of the game for the hosts in Dortmund.

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Rouven Schröder: We’ve earned the chance to play the derby through our hard work

Saturday’s Revierderby (17/9) will be Rouven Schröder’s first as sporting director of FC Schalke 04. As someone born in the region, the 46-year-old knows exactly how important the derby is. On top of that, the former defender also played once in Dortmund for VfL Bochum.

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Frank Kramer: Take our emotions and convert them to positive energy

After 574 days – or in other words: after a year, six months and 28 days, the biggest derby in German football returns on Saturday (15:30 CEST). For Frank Kramer and nearly his whole squad, this will be the first Bundesliga meeting against the Black-Yellows. “Our team are curious and are approaching the game in high spirits. “We don’t see this game as routine,” said the Royal Blues head coach, “but we’re looking forward to the derby and want to enjoy ourselves.”

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Marcin Kaminski undergoes a calf operation

FC Schalke 04 will be without Marcin Kaminski in the coming weeks. The centre-back had a minor operation on his calf on Tuesday (13/9) after his wound hasn’t healed as quickly as initially hoped.

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Six goal contributions in five competitive matches for Tobias Mohr

Tobias Mohr played a decisive role in the 3-1 victory on Saturday against Bochum. The winger’s 73rd minute free-kick led to his sides’ second goal of the evening – an own goal from Erhan Masovic – before he found Sebastian Polter in added time, who duly converted the chance with his head. The game saw the new arrival from Heidenheim record his fifth and sixth direct goal involvements of the season so far.

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Marius Bülter named “Schalker of the Month“ for August

A goal in Köln, a last gasp equaliser against Mönchengladbach and scoring from the spot against his former side Union Berlin: Marius Bülter was Schalke’s top scorer last month, topping off some excellent performances. He has been rewarded by Royal Blue fans by being voted “Schalker of the Month” for August.

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Sebastian Polter: It’s just one of those things that happens in football

Three points, a goal, and a party with the fans after the final whistle: it’s safe to say that Sebastian Polter was happy with Schalke’s 3-1 win over VfL Bochum on Saturday evening. The fact the Royal Blues’ number 40 scored his first goal in his new shirt against the side he moved to Gelsenkirchen from is, he said, “just one of those things that happens more often than usual in football. I’m delighted to have scored, but the much more important thing is the win.”

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Tom Krauß: We played really well as a team

Everyone at FC Schalke 04 was full of joy following Saturday’s 3-1 home win over neighbours VfL Bochum. Head coaches Frank Kramer and Thomas Reis reflected on the intense 90 minutes at the post-match press conference, whilst Simon Terodde and Tom Krauß also gave their thoughts.