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Matija Nastasic: Turn it around with the support of the fans

Saturday’s 5-0 loss against RB Leipzig was a day to forget for the Royal Blues. “We put in a really poor performance and the result emphasised that,” admitted Matija Nastasic, and looks forward, “We’re taking the situation as it is.”

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Suat Serdar claims back-to-back Player of the Month awards

With 60 percent of the vote, Suat Serdar was named FC Schalke 04’s January Player of the Month. The 22-year-old Germany international has now won back-to-back POTM awards.

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Jonjoe Kenny: The reaction from the fans was incredible!

Matchday 23 didn’t quite go to plan for the Royal Blues. The 5-0 defeat to RB Leipzig will certainly have hurt and the disappointment around the ground was huge, but the relationship between the players and the fans never deteriorated. Right-back Jonjoe Kenny was deeply impressed: "The response from the fans was incredible."

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David Wagner: Too many players on the pitch who aren’t on top form

After the final whistle sounded on Matchday 23’s Topspiel, David Wagner and Julian Nagelsmann both gave their thoughts at the press conference. Jochen Schneider also weighed in on what was a difficult game. We collected all the post-match reaction.

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Schalke 04 lose 5-0 to second placed RB Leipzig

No points for the Royal Blues: In Matchday 23's Topspiel, RB Leipzig came away from the VELTINS-Arena with a 5-0 win. Marcel Sabitzer put the second placed team in front after less than a minute, before Timo Werner (61'), Marcel Halstenberg (68'), Angelino (81') and Emil Forsberg (89') made up the rest of the goals for Leipzig in the second half.

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David Wagner: You need to do everything right against them, not just a few things

Schalke 04 await a difficult next task against RB Leipzig on Saturday (22nd Feb) at 18:30 (CET) at the VELTINS-Arena. Head coach David Wagner expects that Suat Serdar could make his return against the side second-placed in the Bundesliga. The Germany international is taking part in training again after an ankle problem.

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RB Leipzig: Lurking in second

After four competitive games without a win, RB Leipzig put the bad run behind them with a 3-0 victory over Werder Bremen last weekend. The small dip in form after the winter break may have cost them first place, but they continue to lurk just one point behind industry leaders Bayern München – remaining very-much in contention for the first title in the club’s short history.

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Nick Taitague extends his contract until 30th June 2021

FC Schalke 04 have extended Nick Taitague’s contract until 30th June 2021 after it was due to expire this summer. The new deal also includes an option to renew the contract until 2023.

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Jonjoe Kenny: I relish moments like this

The Royal Blues had to make do without Jonjoe Kenny for three matches, before the right-back made his comeback against Mainz 05 last weekend. In an interview with schalke04.de, Kenny talks about his return to the pitch, the special support from the fans and upcoming opponents RB Leipzig.

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Sascha Riether: Complete confidence in every player in the squad

Despite a golden chance for Weston McKennie in injury time, the Royal Blues had to make do with just a point after Sunday’s 0-0 draw in Mainz. A fair result in the end, according to Sascha Riether.

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FC Schalke 04 to celebrate the re-opening of the Parkstadion on 29th March

The future born out of tradition. FC Schalke 04 will face FC Zenit in a friendly match on Sunday, 29th March at 14:30 CET, marking the re-opening of the Parkstadion – the Royal Blues’ home ground between 1973 and 2001, where they enjoyed huge success.

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David Wagner: We’re not finding it easy to create chances

The Royal Blues took a point from their away game at Mainz on Sunday evening (16/2). The coach and the players both agreed that the side is currently struggling to create chances. schalke04.de has summarised the post-match reactions.

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Goalless draw in Mainz

Schalke and Mainz couldn’t be separated on Sunday evening (16/2), with Weston McKennie missing a golden chance at death for the Royal Blues.

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Amine Harit: Important to try new things

Seven goals and seven assists in 23 matches: Amine Harit has been an important figure FC Schalke 04’s successful season so far. And even if oppositions players are slowly finding ways of keeping the Moroccan quiet, our man is constantly looking to stay one step ahead and let his qualities shine through.

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David Wagner: Give absolutely everything

Schalke’s next Bundesliga match is this Sunday (16/2) away to 1. FSV Mainz 05, which will see head coach David Wagner return to his former side.

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Matija Nastasic: 100 Bundesliga appearances for Schalke means a lot to me

Matija Nastasic was inducted into the ‘100 club’ against SC Paderborn 07 at the weekend. The centre half speaks about reaching this milestone, the upcoming game against Mainz and why he’s looking forward to facing Bayern Munich in the next round of the DFB Pokal.

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Schalke and Veltins look to increase U.S. focus by creating one of a kind viewing party experience

For years, fans of the so-called “Königsblauen” across the United States have woken up in the early hours of their weekends, donned their kits and scarves, and cheered their favorite club from afar on matchday by heading down to their local social club or soccer bar. And now, with the help of the club and its stadium naming partner, Veltins, these supporters are being brought closer to their club than ever before, through official viewing parties, which are held across the country.

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Schalke 04 ranked 6th in 2019 Toutiao Sports Ranking Table

Toutiao Sports recently released a list to rank all their football accounts based on their digital performances in 2019. On this list, Schalke 04 is the only German Club in the top 10, resting in 6th place.

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Ahmed Kutucu: The team always takes priority

There wasn’t much in it on Saturday – but for a Paderborn corner in the 81st minute, Ahmed Kutucu would have been the Schalke match winner. After the 1-1 draw, the goalscorer was more disappointed with the result than he was pleased with his individual achievement.

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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.