Schalke 04 continued its slight upward trend also in the “icebox” of Berlin. At temperatures well below the freezing point, the Team of coach Domenico Tedesco won in the away game at Hertha BSC 2:2 (2:2) and took the seventh point from the last three Games.
Bundesliga round DISPLAY
For Schalke would be in the Olympic stadium in front of 43.027 viewers even more. Yevgeny Konopljanka with a stunning Curling shot from about 20 meters (17.) and national player Mark Uth (44.) had brought the guests from Gelsenkirchen, respectively. But Marko Grujic (39.) and captain Vedad Ibisevic (45.+4) are able to compensate for Hertha. In the case of two goals by Schalke goalkeeper Alexander Nübel, was again preferred ahead of Ralf Fährmann was no chance.
In Berlin, developed a game in which both Teams were to a spirited offensive game. Defensively, both teams showed some weaknesses. The Schalke rewarded for the involvement with the early 1:0. Scorer Konopljanka, was placed for the yellow blocked Weston McKennie in the starting lineup, was considered recently as a possible sale candidate in the Winter.
the flow of the game was Interrupted by a few injury-related breaks – and with harsh consequences for the Schalke: Alessandro Schöpf, who was hit by Herthas Central defender Karim Rekik violently on the Shin, and after an air duel at the head of the injured Benjamin Stambouli had to be replaced after half an hour. For you Suat Serdar and Nabil Bentaleb came into the game.
Hertha did a long hard against the Packed defence of the guests, at the first dangerous counterattack, the capital club to hit. After a fine hack trick of Duda Grujic scored the 1:1 – it was a total of 1700. In the Bundesliga for Hertha.
After the events transpired. First, Uth, turned to a flank from left-back Bastian Oczipka, ice-cold, the old distance back. In the fourth Minute of stoppage time Ibisevic equalised with a header once again.
“I had fun in any case. This was a game of good football. We would, of course, had even more fun, if we make the third goal,“ said Schalke’s Uth. “So we need to make more.”