The scene of the prelude: in The afternoon, was the message the rounds that Ralf Fährmann would lose his place between the posts of Schalke 04. Alexander Nübel the new trunk Keeper. Nübel started actually against VfL Wolfsburg. “We had the feeling that Ralle is not clear in the head,” said coach Domenico Tedesco about his former number one. After the warm up, the 30-year-old ferryman went to the 22-year-old Nübel and hugged him. For a long time. Heart pain in Royal blue.
The scenes of the game: Only five minutes after kick-off, showed Nübel, why Tedesco has made him the new number one. After a cross from the Wolfsburg’s Yannick Gerhardt headed Admir Mehmedi the Ball from five yards on goal. With a lightning-fast response drew Nübel the Ball over the bar. As Nübel, in the course of the first half in a One-on-One with Renato Steffen again strong (27.), the Fans chanting in the stadium its name.
result: Schalke defeated Wolfsburg 2:1 (1:1). Click here for the match report.
But not a usgeschöpft: Schalke has a tough time with some nice Goals this season. Since it takes a penalty to take the lead. Wolfsburg’s William Alessandro Schöpf stepped on the feet, referee Manuel Gräfe pointed to the penalty spot. Daniel Caliguri at (8. Minute) and Schalke had exhausted their Torkapazitäten actually. Only in four of the first half of the season, scoring Schalke to play more as a hit. Responsible for ensuring that the fifth was especially Caliguri. With a remarkable shot, he hit the winning goal (80.).
Elvis Rexhbecaj (right)
Elvis lives: To the first guide rail it, as Schalke had the game in hand. Rail. Because the lead lasted only twelve minutes. Steffen hit a cross from the right flank to the back post, where Mehmedi failed the post. Elvis Rexhbecaj turned the margin to compensate for (20.). Rexhbecaj is the first Elvis of the Bundesliga, scored a goal.
1 – Elvis #Rexhbecaj is the 1st player named Elvis to score a #Bundesliga goal. King. @VfLWolfsburg_US #S04WOB pic.twitter.com/5oJMAAWzNi
— OptaFranz (@OptaFranz) 20. January 2019
restlessness 04: In the case of many ball contacts of Sebastian Rudy, a murmur went through the stadium. Even as a Schalke in leadership is not calmed, lying the game, in order not to lose unnecessarily the Ball, seemed to win over the audience dissatisfied. If Schalke is to eventually have once reigned peace and quiet, then it is already over.
hopes: Nübel has won his first game as a regular goalkeeper of Schalke 04. He is a Testament to the time in the squad of Schalke. In addition to Nübel and against Wolfsburg and has a strong Weston McKennie two more promising talents came in Ahmed Kutucu and Haji Wright. Ageing Stars such as Naldo leaving the club . Schalke’s recent Trend is positive. The Trend of the Recent.
Schalke 04 – VfL Wolfsburg 2:1 (1:1)
1:0 Caligiuri (8., Foul penalty)
1:1 Rexhbecaj (20.)
2:1 Caligiuri (78.)
Schalke: Nübel – Caligiuri, Salif Sane, Nastasic, Oczipka – Stambouli, Rudy – Uth (90. Wright), McKennie (90.+1 Serdar), Schöpf – Skrzybski (90.+3 Kutucu)
Wolfsburg: Casteels – William Knoche, Brooks, Roussillon – Arnold – Gerhardt (87. Malli), Rexhbecaj (72. Brekalo) – Steffen (84. Klaus), Weghorst, Mehmedi
Yellow card: McKennie – /