Schalke after the draw against Stuttgart now for 22 Games winless

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The last victory in January
Schalke is now waiting for 22 to Play on an experience of success

And again no three points: Nabil Bentaleb of Schalke 04 in the match against VfB Stuttgart

© Guido Kirchner/dpa

Since the 287 days of FC Schalke 04 is waiting on a victory in the Bundesliga. Against promoted teams VfB Stuttgart is also the first guide in this season, and a fighter will not-and strong performance. At the end of the point is even happy.

The FC Schalke 04 has not been able to finish his seemingly endless failure series against promoted teams VfB Stuttgart. The team of coach Manuel Baum didn’t do on Friday evening for the start of the sixth game day of the Bundesliga, in spite of the leadership on a 1:1 (1:0) and missed again the longed-for first victory of the Season. With his first Federal Ligator defensive player Malick Thiaw (30 brought. Minute), the Royal blue in the spirit of the game in the Veltins-Arena, first in Front, a marriage of Nicolás González (56./Hand penalty) for the Swabians offset. Schalke are waiting now already for 22 Games and 287 days to a League victory.

The 19-year-old Youngster Thiaw provided the first Schalke leadership at all this season. Previously, the Squire to the most recent Times were in the 14. June 1:1 against Leverkusen at the front. The Finnish Central defender redeemed the Royal blue in his sixth League game with a diving header after a free-kick from amines Harit. And the opening goal did the scarf core is initially visible, well – acted significantly more secure, and more determined.

Schalke: Last victory on may 17. January 2020

This Phase, however, was not long. A good 25 minutes were Scarce, they were, after all, with a lot of commitment and passion, hope for the longed-for first League success since the 2:0 against Borussia Mönchengladbach on 17. January 2020 make. At the latest with the compensation by the Joker González, the safety of the hosts was there again. The Swabians were a team, especially in a playful way better and deserved to go thanks to a clear increase in performance and a victory well.

Because of the increased Corona-infection situation at Schalke, unlike two weeks ago when 1:1 against Union Berlin no spectators allowed. The energetic commands of coach Manuel Baum echoing loudly through the nearly empty Arena. Combative kept Schalke in contrast, in a playful way, the tree-Elf disappointed, however, for a second Time.

It is an intense game developed on a manageable level with a lot of fights, Fouls and Turnovers. Offensive Highlights and clear scoring chances were on both sides for a long time. The newcomer from Stuttgart had by Mateo Klimowicz (4.) and Pascal Stenzel (25.) first of all, the better chances to score, leaving the residue but temporarily control of the match to snatch.

A penalty brings back Stuttgart

A penalty brought Stuttgart back into the game: After a hand game of the Schalke Central defender Salif Sané in the box and the referee Benjamin Brand has decided to view the video images on-hand penalty. Substitute González had the opportunity to compensate for not take. It was the fourth penalty against the district club this season – the League was already the highest value.

The balance gave the guests a boost, the team of Pellegrino Matarazzo urged now even to the third victory in the third away game this season. With a little luck, managed to scarf the core but at least to secure the second point of the season.

Ulli Brünger and Miriam Schmidt, dpa

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