Schalke 04 – Borussia Dortmund: Schalke’s Midfield Diamond Unable To Stop Dortmund (1-2)
The clash between rivals Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund contained interesting tactical setups and a derby mentality of either side. Dortmund managed to win due to their well-organized play in possession and Schalke’s reactive match-plan.
Schalke is experiencing a disastrous season so far and was in dire need of points going into this match, to be able to keep up with other mid-table teams in the Bundesliga. Borussia Dortmund on the other hand were league leaders and thus clear favourites to win this match.
Typically for Schalke’s manager Domenico Tedesco . . .
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