Schalke vs Frankfurt Preview – 1. Bundesliga 2017/18


Ofelia Crooks is one of Fluentsport's Premiera Division experts covering most of the upcoming fixtures in the year.
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Schalke face Frankfurt in this 1. Bundesliga 2017/18 clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Saturday 12th May 2018, and kicks off at 2:30pm UK time.

Tactics

Schalke will need to stay alert for attacking through balls, which are part of the Frankfurt attack. Luckily, they have shown that they can cope with those attacks competently. Frankfurt will need to be creative with their attacking chances, as Schalke are good at defending attacking through balls. Schalke should be able to continue their recent form, which has seen them give away very few chances in errors. Although Schalke have recovered from early goals frequently, Frankfurt are experts at protecting the lead. Schalke may be able to get some extra possession in this game with their ability to dispossess opponents.

Schalke Vs Frankfurt Prediction

Schalke and Frankfurt are evenly matched, so this should be a tight game. This should result in a draw, or a tough win for Schalke. A bet of £10 would return £26.37 for a home win, £37.92 for a draw, and £30.73 for an away win.

This is set to be an eventful match in which we are expecting Schalke to create more chances than Frankfurt. Both teams will be looking for the win but Schalke have the stronger attack. We are expecting them to edge a victory in this match with both teams to score. Our prediction for this match is: Schalke 2-1 Frankfurt.

Squads

Schalke Frankfurt
Forwards Breel Embolo, Marko Pjaca, Guido Burgstaller, Yevhen Konoplyanka, Franco Di Santo, Cedric Teuchert, Bernard Tekpetey. Sébastien Haller, Ante Rebic, Luka Jovic, Branimir Hrgota, Alexander Meier, Renat Dadashov, Nelson Mandela Mbouhom.
Midfielders / Wingers Leon Goretzka, Amine Harit, Max Meyer, Nabil Bentaleb, Daniel Caligiuri, Alessandro Schöpf, Weston McKennie. Mijat Gacinovic, Omar Mascarell, Marius Wolf, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Marco Fabián, Marc Stendera, Aymen Barkok, Jonathan de Guzmán, Gelson Fernandes, Danny Blum, Daichi Kamada, Makoto Hasebe, Marijan Cavar.
Defenders Matija Nastasic, Thilo Kehrer, Abdul Rahman Baba, Benjamin Stambouli, Bastian Oczipka, Pablo Insua, Naldo, Sascha Riether. Jetro Willems, Carlos Salcedo, Timothy Chandler, David Abraham, Simon Falette, Danny da Costa, Taleb Tawatha, Marco Russ, Deji Beyreuther, Noel Knothe.
Goalkeepers Ralf Fährmann, Alexander Nübel, Michael Langer. Lukas Hradecky, Jan Zimmermann, Leon Bätge.

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