FC Schalke & Borussia Dortmund Draw 2-2 in Bundesliga Clash

The 24th Match Day of the Bundesliga saw FC Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund face off in a thrilling match that ended in a draw. N._Schlotterbeck opened the scoring for Borussia Dortmund at the 38th minute, giving them an early lead. However, their advantage was short-lived as M._Bulter equalized for FC Schalke 04 just 12 minutes later. The game remained one-all until R._Guerreiro scored again for Borussia Dortmund at the 60th minute, granting them a 2:1 lead. K._Karaman struck back for FC Schalke 04 with 11 minutes to go, ending it all at 2:2. In the end, neither team could gain the upper hand and had to settle for a draw.


FC Schalke 04

Ralf Fährmann (rating 7)
Cedric Brunner (rating 6.2)
Maya Yoshida (rating 7.5)
Moritz Jenz (rating 6.6)
Henning Matriciani (rating 6.3)
Mehmet Aydin (rating 6.7)
Alex Král (rating 6.2)
Tom Krauß (rating 6.7)
Rodrigo Zalazar (rating 5.9)
Michael Frey (rating 6.9)
Marius Bülter (rating 7.7)

Borussia Dortmund

Alexander Meyer (rating 6.5)
Marius Wolf (rating 7.3)
Mats Hummels (rating 7.7)
Nico Schlotterbeck (rating 7.5)
Julian Ryerson (rating 6.3)
Raphaël Guerreiro (rating 8.7)
Emre Can (rating 7.3)
Jude Bellingham (rating 6.6)
Donyell Malen (rating 7.3)
Sébastien Haller (rating 6.9)
Jamie Bynoe-Gittens (rating 6.3)


FC Schalke 04

K. Karaman (R. Zalazar, 68)
S. Terodde (M. Frey, 74)
E. Balanta (T. Krauss, 74)
T. Mohr (M. Aydin, 74)

Borussia Dortmund

M. Dahoud (J. Bynoe-Gittens, 68)
G. Reyna (D. Malen, 80)
A. Modeste (S. Haller, 80)

Ball possession:

FC Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund engaged in a thrilling match, with the latter dominating ball possession at 66%. FC Schalke 04 managed 10 shots on target, with Rodrigo Zalazar being the most active player. Borussia Dortmund made 19 shots on target, 7 of which were on goal. Raphaël Guerreiro was their most accurate player in terms of hits on goal. Despite FC Schalke 04’s valiant efforts, it was Borussia Dortmund who emerged victorious in this match.


5 tackles per game.

Maya Yoshida of FC Schalke 04 had an impressive pass accuracy of 64%, completing 50 passes in total. Nico Schlotterbeck of Borussia Dortmund was even more impressive, with a pass accuracy of 88% and 79 passes completed in total. Marius Bülter from FC Schalke 04 also stood out, making 3 key passes throughout the game. Raphaël Guerreiro from Borussia Dortmund was a defensive powerhouse, making 3.5 tackles per game. All in all, it was an incredibly performance from both teams!


FC Schalke 04 had a remarkable season in terms of interceptions, leading the league with 10. Maya Yoshida was their leader with 2 interceptions. Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund only managed 3 interceptions, the most of which were made by Marius Wolf (1). In comparison, Schalke 04 tallied 8 more interceptions this season with Maya Yoshida contributing 5 of them. Unfortunately for Dortmund, they weren’t able to register any interceptions at all.


Maya Yoshida and Mats Hummels have both proven themselves to be standout players in the German Bundesliga this season. Maya Yoshida, playing for FC Schalke 04, has won 6 face-to-face fights for ball so far this season, making her the leader of her team in that statistic. Similarly, Mats Hummels of Borussia Dortmund has won 11 face-to-face fights for ball thus far, making him a leader among all players in the league. These two stars have shown their skill and determination on the field and will continue to be key components of their respective teams moving forward.


    Yellow cards:

  • C. Brunner (FC Schalke 04) at 55 minute
  • E. Can (Borussia Dortmund) at 90 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • FC Schalke 04 – DWWDD
    • Borussia Dortmund – DWWWW

    Top 5 Bundesliga scorers:

    1. Niclas Füllkrug (14, Werder Bremen)
    2. Christopher Nkunku (12, RB Leipzig)
    3. Vincenzo Grifo (12, SC Freiburg)
    4. Randal Kolo Muani (11, Eintracht Frankfurt)
    5. Jamal Musiala (11, Bayern Munich)

    Next games:

    • FC Schalke 04 will play with FC Augsburg. March 18 at 14:30 (UTC), on WWK Arena.
    • Borussia Dortmund will play with FC Koln. March 18 at 17:30 (UTC), on SIGNAL IDUNA PARK.
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