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Ralf Fährmann: We need to get our rewards for the work we put in

FC Schalke 04 were able to take a point away from Borussia Mönchengladbach. At full-time, the general feeling was somewhere between satisfaction and unhappiness. Not much was missing from the performance to get the win, apart from that most important thing: the winning goal. There was no reason to linger and grumble about the game, though, as goalkeeper Ralf Fährmann emphasised after the final whistle.

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Thomas Reis: We’re growing more and more

Despite a good performance, FC Schalke 04 were made to do with a 0-0 draw against Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday evening (04/02). Both head coaches, as well as players Simon Terodde and Cedric Brunner, shared their thoughts on the game

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Goalless draw in Gladbach despite good S04 performance

An intense game ended goalless as Schalke 04 visited Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday (04/02) evening. The Royal Blues were the side closer to taking three points but a good performance by Gladbach number one Jonas Omlin prevented Thomas Reis’ side from taking all three points.

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Thomas Reis: We’ve gained quality

After picking up their first point of 2023 last time out against 1. FC Köln, FC Schalke 04 are hoping to build on that result away to Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday (4/2) at 18:30 CET. Head coach Thomas Reis is confident that his side can get something this weekend after the positive display against the Billy Goats. “It’s important that we play with as much aggression and bravery again,” stressed the boss.

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Balanta debuts for S04 in 6-0 friendly win against SG Wattenscheid 09

FC Schalke 04 celebrated a 6-0 win in a friendly against SG Wattenscheid 09 on Tuesday (31/1). Kenan Karaman and Marouane Balouk both scored braces against the Regionalliga side, with Michael Frey and Marcin Kaminski also getting on the scoresheet.

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Éder Balanta joins Schalke 04 on loan for the rest of the season

FC Schalke 04 have completed their sixth signing of the winter transfer window. Éder Balanta has joined on loan until the end of the season. The 29-year-old defensive midfielder arrives from Belgian side Club Brugge. All further details of the deal will remain undisclosed.

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Moritz Jenz after his S04 debut: The fans give you energy and give you strength

There was not much missing from a very good debut from Moritz Jenz, but there was one thing that would have capped it all off. With just less than 2 minutes played of the Bundesliga clash against 1. FC Köln on Sunday (29/01), the centre-back nodded a header towards goal after a cross from Tim Skarke. However, Köln goalkeeper Marvin Schwäbe was just able to save the effort from Schalke’s first winter signing, clawing the ball off the line.

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Thomas Reis: We gave our all and got stuck in

Schalke were held to a 0-0 draw at home to 1. FC Köln on Sunday (29/1). Head coach Thomas Reis, his opposite number Steffen Baumgart, Simon Terodde and Danny Latza spoke to the media after the game.

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Goalless draw at home against Köln

FC Schalke 04 had to settle for a draw at home against 1. FC Köln on Sunday (29/1). The home side had some decent chances over the 90 minutes, but couldn’t find the back of the net against the Billy Goats.

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Jordan Larsson joins FC Copenhagen on loan

Jordan Larsson will spend the remainder of the season on loan at Danish Superliga side FC Copenhagen. The deal includes a buy option for the striker. Details of the loan agreement will remain undisclosed.

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Thomas Reis: Can give us a bit of a boost

With the match against Leipzig firmly behind them, FC Schalke 04 have set their sights ahead to their next opponents: 1. FC Köln. On Sunday, the Royal Blues will open the second half of the season at home against the Billy Goats (29/1, 15:30 CET). Head coach Thomas Reis was able to welcome a handful of players back to team training this week, giving him more options to choose from this weekend.

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Defender Moritz Jenz joins FC Schalke 04

FC Schalke 04 have signed Moritz Jenz on loan until the end of the 2022/23 season. The move will become permanent if the club avoids relegation. The centre-back was most recently on loan at Celtic, and will wear the number 25 shirt for S04. The Berlin-born defender played 19 games in all competitions for the record Scottish champions this season. His parent club is French side FC Lorient.

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Danny Latza: Frustration, analysis and moving on

4-0 down at half time and 6-1 at full time. Schalke 04 suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of RB Leipzig on Tuesday evening (24/01), with an especially disappointing first-half performance. “It was a disastrous first half. We hardly won any duels and weren’t awake at all,” captain Danny Latza summarised the game.

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Thomas Reis: A hugely disappointing performance

Schalke suffered a heavy defeat at home to RB Leipzig on Tuesday evening (24/1). Both head coaches spoke to the media after the game, as well as Mehmet Can Aydin and Alexander Schwolow.

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Heavy defeat at home to Leipzig

FC Schalke 04 lost their first Bundesliga home game of 2023 against RB Leipzig. The away side ran out 6-1 winners on Tuesday night (24/1) after racing into a four-goal lead in the first half. Soichiro Kozuki pulled one back with his first goal in the Bundesliga, but Leipzig added two late goals to seal the win.

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Tim Skarke joins FC Schalke 04 on loan from Union Berlin

FC Schalke 04 have loaned winger Tim Skarke from Union Berlin until the end of the season. The Royal Blues have also secured an option to buy the 26-year-old. All other details of the deal will remain undisclosed. Skarke will wear the number 20 shirt for Schalke.

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Thomas Reis: We need the same mentality we had against Frankfurt

RB Leipzig will visit the VELTINS-Arena on Tuesday night (24/1) on matchday 17. The first home game of 2023 will kick off at 18:30 CET. Thomas Reis is hoping his side can perform like they did against Eintracht Frankfurt last time out, albeit with a different result. “We won’t climb the table just by receiving praise from our opponents. We have to start picking up points,” explained the head coach.

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Michael Frey: Fight hard until the end

Little more than 30 hours after signing for FC Schalke 04, Michael Frey saw his first minutes of action for the club away in Frankfurt (21/1). Following his Bundesliga debut, the striker spoke about the defeat, the challenges ahead, his goals and his qualities. The 28-year-old also touched on what matters most when fighting the drop.

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Jere Uronen: Hard work pays off

After over 200 competitive games across Finland, Sweden, Belgium and France, Jere Uronen took a new step in his career on Saturday (21/01) when he made his debut in the German Bundesliga. After his debut for the Royal Blues, the left back was pleased about his first appearance for the club but frustrated with the result.

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Thomas Reis: My team gave everything

Thomas Reis and his opposite number Oliver Glasner both agreed that Schalke played well on Saturday (21/1) and deserved far more than they got from the game. Captain Danny Latza and Marius Bülter also praised the team’s performance, but, just like their coach, mentioned the missed chances.