Daniel Caligiuri


Daniel Caligiuri: Everything is a bit easier when you’re at the top of the table

As Daniel Caligiuri scored his penalty against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim after an hour gone on Saturday, there was plenty of hope from everyone in the Veltins-Arena that Schalke could come from 2-1 down and gain something from the game. “I had a really good feeling after my goal,” reported the 31-year-old.


"We will get out of this situation together!"

Immediately after Eintracht Frankfurt stole all three points in the ninth minute of stoppage time on Saturday, the fans continued to chant long after full-time. Shortly afterwards, the team were greeted with applause. Unfortunately, the 2-1 defeat in the VELTINS-Arena meant FC Schalke 04 had nothing to celebrate but the fans in the stands can feel encouraged from the team’s performance.


Daniel Caligiuri: For me it wasn’t a penalty

Frankfurt head coach Adi Hütter stated that his side was somewhat lucky to win away on Saturday (6/4). Daniel Caligiuri discussed the late penalty in the Mixed Zone, while Guido Burgstaller also gave his thoughts on the defeat.


Daniel Caligiuri suffers a high ankle sprain

Thankfully, the injury Daniel Caligiuri suffered on Friday (8/3) in Bremen isn’t as serious as initially feared.


Domenico Tedesco: You could sense our uncertainty

The moods of the two head coaches after Saturday’s (2/3) defeat to Fortuna Düsseldorf couldn’t be more different. While Friedhelm Funkel was delighted with his side’s thumping win, Domenico Tedesco was hugely disappointed. schalke04.de has summarised their post-match reactions, as well as Daniel Caligiuri’s.


Bastian Oczipka: Painful and disappointing

Head coach Domenico Tedesco felt that the 3-1 defeat to Bayern on Saturday (9/2) was deserved. Daniel Caligiuri and Bastian Oczipka were frustrated with the individual errors that led to goals. Schalke04.de has summarised the post-match reactions.


Setback but not a step back

Schalke 04’s small unbeaten run of three games came to an end on Saturday as they lost 0-2 to Borussia Mönchengladbach. However, once the initial disappointment passed, the team realised that this setback was not necessarily a step back.


Daniel Caligiuri: The red card was the turning point

All four interviewees agreed that the red card was the key moment in the match, although some felt that the situation was slightly controversial. Both head coaches agreed that Gladbach still deserved the victory though. Daniel Caligiuri and Mark Uth also gave their opinions to schalke04.de.


Daniel Caligiuri: The whole team won today's game, not me!

Domenico Tedesco was satisfied with the win, but also explained how he wasn’t happy with the first-half performance. VfL coach Bruno Labbadia felt that his side should have taken something from the game. Daniel Caligiuri, who scored twice, and Mark Uth, who returned from a long-term injury, also gave their thoughts.


Domenico Tedesco: We played well up front

After the 2-2 friendly draw with KRC Genk, head coach Domenico Tedesco was pleased with his team’s performance. Mark Uth and Daniel Caligiuri were both happy with their efforts too. schalke04.de has summarised the trio’s thoughts.


Daniel Caligiuri: Everyone is ready for the second half of the season

After a disappointing first half of the season in the Bundesliga, the Schalke 04 team have been preparing for the second half of the season in Benidorm, Spain. Daniel Caligiuri, who has found some form in recent games before the winter break, is sure that the team will be better in the second half of the season, especially as more strikers will be available.


Moments of the year: Augsburg, Nürnberg, the derby and a milestone birthday

What were the highlights of 2018? schalke04.de has asked various players what their favourite moments of the past year were. In the second part, Steven Skrzybski, Naldo, Daniel Caligiuri and Benjamin Stambouli give their responses.