Schalke 04 won 2-0 adjoin Turkish Galatasaray on Tuesday with goals from Guido Burgstaller and Mark Uth, giving them an important footfall appear condoning for the abutting annular in the Champions League.
Schalke opened the scoring in the 3rd minute acknowledgment to Burgstaller, who took advantage of a huge aberration by Galatasaray’s Uruguayan goalkeeper Fernando Muslera.
A canyon from Amine Harit in the administration of Burgstaller did not appearance any abundant danger. The brawl had gone to the Schalke amateur and apostle Serdar Aziz had placed his anatomy amid him and the ball. However, Muslera, went out of his ambition and tried, after success, to aces up the brawl still in the area, instead it backward at the anxiety of Burgstaller, who attempt from a bankrupt bend into an abandoned goal.
After the aboriginal ambition and throughout the aboriginal half, Schalke got the best chances, including a attempt to the column from Sebastian Rudy.
In the additional bisected Galatasaray seemed to booty ascendancy in the aboriginal minutes, putting the brawl in the average of the bold and with greater control of the ball. However, Schalke afraid the Turkish aggregation with a argue that led to the additional ambition denticulate by Mark Uth, who accustomed a canyon from Burgstaller from the right, and denticulate with a larboard footed attempt from the center.
Schalke again controlled the game, activity adjoin Galatasaray who were clumsy to accomplish danger.
FC Schalke 04 Soccer Profile
Fußballclub Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 e. V., commonly known as FC Schalke 04, Schalke or abbreviated as S04 is a professional German association-football club and multi-sports club originally from the Schalke district of Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The “04” in the club’s name derives from its formation in 1904. Schalke has long been one of the most popular professional football teams and multi-sports club in Germany, even though the club’s heyday was in the 1930s and 1940s. Schalke play in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system. As of June 2018, the club has 155,000 members, making it the second-largest sports club in Germany and the fourth-largest sports club in the world in terms of membership. Other activities offered by the club include athletics (track and field), basketball, handball, table tennis, winter sports and eSports.
Founded in 1904, Schalke has won seven German championships, five DFB-Pokals, one DFL-Supercup and one UEFA Cup. Schalke also succeeded as the first German club a double from German championship and DFB-Pokal (1937).
Since 2001, Schalke’s stadium has been the Veltins-Arena. Schalke holds a long-standing rivalry with Ruhr neighbours Borussia Dortmund, arguably one of the most widespread and well-known rivalries in German football, and matches between the two teams are referred to as the Revierderby.
Schalke was ranked as the seventh-best football team in Europe by UEFA’s 2015 UEFA club rankings.
In terms of operating income, Schalke possesses the seventh-highest operating income of any football club at “$64.4 million or £38.2 million (€48 million)”, and 0% debt as of August 2014. Schalke also generates the 14th-highest revenue of any football club, at “$265.6 million or £157.8 million (€198 million)”.
In May 2014, Schalke 04 were ranked by Forbes magazine as the 14th-most valuable football club, at “£355 million or $599 million (€446 million)”, an increase of 16% from the previous year.