This Saturday, Schalke 04 and Borussia M. did not take advantage in the duel for date 2 of Germany – Bundesliga 2022-2023 and ended tied 2-2.
The goals of the match for the local team were scored by Rodrigo Zalazar (28′ 1T) and Marius Bülter (47′ 2T, from a penalty). While the away goals were made by Jonas Hofmann (26′ 2T) and Marcus Thuram (32′ 2T).
Midfielder Marius Bülter of Schalke 04 danced with defender Ko Itakura of B. Mönchengladbach and threw a pipe at him 41 minutes into the first leg.
The game was quite fought, in which the fouls began to accumulate. There was a large number of yellow cards: Tom Krauss, Thomas Ouwejan, Rodrigo Zalazar, Kouadio Koné, Alex Král and Patrick Herrmann.
Schalke 04 manager Frank Kramer set up a 4-5-1 strategy with Alexander Schwolow in goal; Cédric Brunner, Malick Thiaw, Maya Yoshida and Thomas Ouwejan in the defensive line; Marius Bülter, Tom Krauss, Alex Král, Rodrigo Zalazar and Tobias Mohr in the middle; and Simon Terodde in attack.
For their part, those led by Daniel Farke stopped with a 4-5-1 scheme with Yann Sommer under the three sticks; Joseph Scally, Ko Itakura, Nico Elvedi and Ramy Bensebaini on defense; Christoph Kramer, Kouadio Koné, Jonas Hofmann, Florian Neuhaus and Alassane Pléa at midfield; and Marcus Thuram up front.
Referee Sven Jablonski was selected to carry out the actions of the game.
On the next date Schalke 04 will visit Wolfsburg and Borussia M. will play at home against Hertha Berlin at the Borussia Park stadium.
After the match, the local team is left with 1 point and in fourteenth place in the standings. While the visit has 4 units and ranks second in the tournament.
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