Schalke are in a crisis, and the good performance from the autumn is long forgotten. In the previous ten games, The Miners had just one win which came for DFB-Pokal. They lost the last five fixtures in which conceded 21 goals. In the last round of the Bundesliga, Schalke lost as guests with 2-4 against Werder Bremen, while during the week they lost against Manchester City with 7-0.
RB Leipzig didn’t participate in the European tournaments in the spring, but they are in the fight to qualify in the Champions League next season. They are third in the standings, but with only four points more than Bayer Leverkusen who are sixth. The Bulls are unbeaten in seven consecutive games in the league while conceding just two goals in this run. In the last round, they surprisingly ended their home fixture against Augsburg as a goalless draw.
If Schalke continue with the weak performance, they will be threatened to play relegation play-off, because their lead of Stuttgart, which are 16th in the standings, is just four points. On the other hand, RB Leipzig are in fantastic form and are confident as guests.
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Schalke vs RB Leipzig Head to Head
Earlier this season, the game between both sides ended as a goalless draw. In the last two seasons of the Bundesliga, RB Leipzig have two wins, while Schalke earned four points in the rest two fixtures. So far in this rivalry, the away team don’t have a victory in an official match.
|28.10.2018||RB Leipzig vs Schalke||0-0|
|13.01.2018||RB Leipzig vs Schalke||3-1|
|19.08.2017||Schalke vs RB Leipzig||2-0|
|23.04.2017||Schalke vs RB Leipzig||1-1|
|03.12.2016||RB Leipzig vs Schalke||2-1|
|24.07.2010||RB Leipzig vs Schalke||1-2|
Schalke vs RB Leipzig Stats
- Schalke are without a win in seven consecutive games in the Bundesliga.
- The Miners had a lead at the end of the first half in just three fixtures in the league.
- RB Leipzig are unbeaten in seven games in the Bundesliga while achieving five wins in this run.
- The Bulls have scored the first goal in 58% of their away fixtures.
- The games of RB Leipzig (2.5) and Schalke (2.8) have least scored goals on average in the Bundesliga.
- In only seven in the last 25 games of both teams were composed more than three goals.
Schalke vs RB Leipzig Odds
Schalke vs RB Leipzig Team News
Daniel Caligiuri and Alessandro Schöpf will miss the game for Schalke. For RB Leipzig will not play the injured Atınç Nukan and Dayot Upamecano.