Domenico Tedesco


Domenico Tedesco: We have a number of options

Domenico Tedesco became the latest victim of the flu as he was struck down with illness earlier in the week. But the head coach is now well on the road to recovery and looking forward to this Saturday’s (16.02) home game against SC Freiburg, with one thing in mind: “We need to score goals.”


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. has summarised the post-match reactions.

firo : 02.02.2019
Fu§ball, Fussball:
1. Bundesliga , Saison 2018/2019
FC Schalke 04 – VfL Borussia Mšnchengladbach , Gladbach , Moenchengladbach

Domenico Tedesco: We are really up for the game!

After the 4-1 home win in the DFB-Pokal last 16 against Fortuna Düsseldorf, the Royal Blues will travel to Munich with some new-found belief ahead of Saturday’s game (09/02, 18:30 CET). Head coach Domenico Tedesco knows how difficult the game will be, but believes there will be chances for his team to take something back with them from Bavaria.


Ahmed Kutucu: Just an unbelievable feeling

The Schalke players could hardly hide their joy after beating Fortuna Düsseldorf 4-1 and advancing to the quarter-final of the DFB-Pokal. Domenico Tedesco and Friedhelm Funkel also paid tribute to Rudi Assauer, who passed away on Wednesday.


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

firo :  31.01.2019,
Fu§ball,1.Bundesliga, Saison 2018/2019
FC Schalke 04 Training

Domenico Tedesco: We have a great chance of winning the game

The Royal Blues have taken seven points from their last three Bundesliga games. Schalke will be hoping to stretch their unbeaten run on Saturday (02/02, 18:30 CET) against Borussia Mönchengladbach. It won’t be easy though, as the visitors are currently sitting third in the table. Domenico Tedesco is still confident ahead of the game.

190126 BERLIN Jan 26 2019 Xinhua Schalke 04 s players celebrate during a German Bundesl

Convincing performance, but not without disappointments

Seldom this season have the Schalke fans’ feelings been toyed with as much as during the 2-2 draw on Friday (25.01) with Hertha BSC. Schalke led twice, but both times Hertha had an answer. A good game, but unfortunately three players were lost due to injury. As a result a lot of the reactions from the players is a bit deflated.


Mark Uth: We have to continue to work hard!

FC Schalke 04 secured a valuable point away from home in a 2-2 draw against Hertha BSC. Royal Blues head coach Domenico Tedesco and goal scorer Mark Uth both believed the visitors had enough chances to win the match. However, both were satisfied with a point from a contested match in Berlin. Here is the post-match reaction.


Domenico Tedesco: New dynamism, new self-confidence

FC Schalke 04 will face Hertha BSC on Friday 25th January (20:30 CET) at the Olympiastadion in Berlin. “We simply want to get more points in the second half of the season than we did in the first half. We started well against Wolfsburg and we want to continue in Berlin,” said head coach Domenico Tedesco before the game.


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: Everybody is up for it

29 days after the 3-1 win in VfB Stuttgart, FC Schalke will begin the second half of the season at home to VfL Wolfsburg (Sunday 20/1, 18:00 CET). Domenico Tedesco is looking forwardto the game, but has also demanded that: “the players give their all on the pitch. The fans have to see that the players are up for it from the first minute.”


Satisfied with the training camp in Benidorm

Getting match practice is more important than the result in a friendly, and Schalke got plenty of it in their 2-2 draw against KRC Genk on Friday (11th January). “70% of the training camp was focussed on attacking. The good thing is that you could see that, regardless of the result against Genk. The boys did really well,” said Domenico Tedesco.