Bundesliga – Schalke face B Mönchengladbach
Schalke at home against Gladbach – Saturday – 6:30pm GMT – The Veltins-Arena.
Gladbach go to the Veltins-Arena with Champion’s League dreams for next season very much alive. They currently sit in fourth as they take on fifteenth placed Schalke.
Schalke go into this match with no points secured
Schalke will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 3-1 victory over FC Köln in their last fixture.
Also, Schalke have a huge task to over-turn their opponents in this fixture, having already lost one game this season. With no points, they currently sit fifteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws having lost one game.
Schalke are likely to be missing two of their key players when they start Saturday’s game, due to injury and illness.
B Mönchengladbach’s campaign so far has seen them accrue three points this season
Gladbach will be buoyant, following a 3-1 home win against Hoffenheim in their last fixture.
Also, Gladbach keep finding the winning formula this season, that’s one in a row now, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. Now they have 1 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fourth place, with a total of three points having won one game.
B Mönchengladbach will have secured 6 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Gladbach’s squad will likely be depleted of four of their key players when they start on Saturday, due to injury or illness.
Schalke v B Mönchengladbach – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Gladbach with a greater number of wins. In the last 56 meetings, they have enjoyed 21 wins, to Schalke’s 20 victories. In addition, Gladbach have won all three games played at the Veltins-Arena against Schalke. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was March 2021 and the score line ended up with a 0-3 away win for The Colts.
Players to watch
For Schalke, Marius Bulter is a top performing player who has scoredone goal in one League fixtures this Bundesliga Season, while Marcus Thuram contributed withone goal in one League matches this campaign for Gladbach.