The quarter-finals of the German Cup face Schalke and Bayern face to face and I expect a spectacular game.
◾️The form of the moment is not good because in the last 5 games he has 2 defeats, and 3 draws, one of these draws being in the cup.
◾️In the championship he struggles to take the last place of the Europa League, so they should focus their attention on the cup, but they do not give them great chances in this match.
◾️He has very big problems from the players’ point of view because D. Caligiuri and B. Stambouli are injured and O. Kabak, O. Mascarell, J. Miranda, S. Sane and S. Serdar are uncertain.
◾️The form of the moment is very good because in the last 5 games he has 4 wins and an equal result.
◾️It is important to mention that he is fighting on all fronts at this time.
◾️Even if you have to focus your attention on the championship and the Champions League, I do not think you will ignore the cup, especially since the lot is large and each trophy is important.
◾️There are some batch problems because K. Coman, R. Lewandowski and I. Perisic are sharp and will not go away. Also, J. Boateng and N. Sule are uncertain.
▪️The two teams have met many times because they play every year in the Bundesliga. ▪️Bayern dominates this chapter. In 2020 they played in January and Bayern won 5-0 at home.
⚽Schalke vs Bayern probable teams:
▪️Schalke (4-2-3-1): Nubel – Kenny, Nastasic, Todibo, Oczipka – McKennie, Boujellab – Raman, Schopf, Harit – Burgstaller.
▪️Bayern (4-2-3-1): Neuer – Odriozola, Martinez, Alaba, Hernandez – Tolisso, Goretzka – Coutinho, Cuisance, Gnabry – Zirkzee.
⚽What is the form of the teams in the last 5 matches?
◽️Interesting duel in the quarters of the German Cup. Schalke needs a perfect evolution in order to qualify at the expense of the en-titled champion, Bayern Munich.
◽️The white-blue men have won only two direct matches in this competition, in the semifinals of the editions 2001-02 and 2010-11 – each time they got to pick up the trophy.
◽️This season, Schalke has played twice against the Bundesliga leader. It didn’t matter and it suffered hard to digest failures. First, he lost to the point of not showing on his own ground, after which he registered an even more drastic defeat.
◽️At the end of January, the players trained by Hans-Dieter Flick laughed at Munich and lost 0-5.
◽️Goretzka and Lewandowski scored a goal and a decisive pass.
◽️Bayern is by far the best team in the German Cup. She has won the trophy 19 times, the last time even last year – her next in the ranking of the most titled teams, Werder Bremen, came out victorious in only 6 editions.
◽️The Bavarians have not lost in the second domestic competition since May 2018. Since then they have 9 victories, and in 8 of them have scored over 2.5 goals.
◽️Bayern showed why it is capable on Saturday, when traveling with Hoffenheim. Even without Robert Lewandowski, injured, the German champion scored from all positions.
◽️In the 33rd minute he was already leading 4-0, and in the end he won 6-0. The score could be even higher if in the end the players did not act like a prostitute – there were 10 minutes spent in a friendly, waiting for the final whistle.
⚽News, analysis, statistics and progress on the 2 teams.
◾️Schalke has won the German Cup five times.
◾️The last trophy was obtained 9 years ago.
◾️He is 6th in the Bundesliga, with 36 points in 24 stages.
◾️In the championship he has 9 wins, 9 draws and 6 defeats.
◾️In the last two stages he did not score, but received 8 goals.
◾️Bayern is the most titled team in the German Cup.
◾️He has won the trophy 19 times and lost 4 finals.
◾️He is the leader in the Bundesliga, with 52 points in 24 stages.
◾️He has scored 16 goals in the last four matches in all competitions.
◾️Bayern have five away wins.
⚽Who are the probable teams in this match?
Football Prediction of the Day Schalke vs Bayern
Schalke has very big problems at the moment regarding the lot and this can be seen in the results because he lost the last 2 games, 3-0 at Cologne and 0-5 at home with Leipzig.
Bayern are in very good shape and it seems Lewandowski’s absence didn’t feel too bad as the Bavarians won 6-0 in the away game from Hoffenheim without him.
As I said, Schalke has very big problems, especially in defense, and I think there is a good chance that Bayern will lead from the break.
Prediction Today: first half 2