Schalke vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Free Betting Tips 06.02.2019

Fortuna Dusseldorf is Schalke’s rival on Wednesday, February 6, in the last 16 of the German Cup 2018/2019. The match will be held at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, and will start scheduled for 17:45 (Brasília time).The game, like all the clashes of the tournament, is eliminatory. The winner proceeds to the next stage. In case of equality, the regulation establishes an extension of 30 minutes. If equality persists, the definition is made through penalty kicks.


National runner-up last season, Schalke was forced by circumstances to change its priorities in the current. His bad start to the Bundesliga season made him focus his focus on the cups.After all, with 22 points (six wins, four draws and ten losses), he occupies a modest twelfth place in the German Championship after 20 completed days. If their 2-1 win against Wolfsburg and Hertha’s 2-2 draw had given them hope of at least fighting for a berth in European competition in the final stretch of the competition, they ended the defeat on Saturday , 2 February, at home, to Borussia Monchengladbach, by 2 to 0.Thus, with 14 rounds remaining, the difference for Wolfsburg, sixth and last in the classification zone for international competitions, is nine points. It is not irreversible, but the great difficulty of changing the scenery becomes even greater with the increase in the number of matches in the Schalke calendar, which in addition to the German Cup also follows in the dispute of the Champions League of Europe. You will face Manchester City in the round of 16.In the Cup of Germany, the team surpassed in the first phase the Schweinfurt. As a visitor, he scored 2-0. In step two, he suffered suffocation before the Colony, downgraded last season to Second Division. At the home of the rival, tied for a 1 to 1 in regulation time. After equality without goals in the extension, it took the best in the decision by penalties.

Fortuna Dusseldorf

Back in the elite division of German football, Fortuna Dusseldorf has no doubts as to which is their priority. Avoiding the fall for Bundesliga 2 is the big goal. After passing a few rounds in the relegation zone in the first round, he was able to take off from that block.With 22 points (six wins, four draws and ten losses), it occupies the fourteenth position. It is not completely free of the threat, but managed to build a distance of seven points in comparison with Stuttgart, sixteenth and first place in the sticking region.Visitor performance is comparatively better. In this respect, it is ranked 13th in the Bundesliga. Of the 30 points played away from their dominions, they won ten (two wins, four draws and four losses) scoring ten goals and suffering 22.It was in the condition of visitor that it surpassed the first two stages in the Glass of Germany without going through any scare. In the opening, he thrashed TuS RW Koblenz 5-0. Then, he applied 5 to 1 in Ulm.

1.What is the shape of the teams in the last 5 games?


Last result: 0-2 with Gladbach

Form: L D W D W

  • Schalke and Dusseldorf meet in the best of the German Cup.
  • So far, the hosts have passed FC Schweinfurt (2-0) and Cologne (1-1 and penalty shoot-outs).
  • Last season, Schalke reached the semifinals, where it was eliminated by Frankfurt (0-1).
  • With five cups in hand, Schalke is overtaken only by Bayern (18) and Werder Bremen (6).

Fortuna Dusseldorf

Last result: 1-1 at Hoffenheim

Form: D L W W L

  • Dusseldorf ended up fighting for the quarters after 5-0 at TuS RW Koblenz and 5-1 at SSV Ulm 1846.
  • The last season has left the competition since scoring, scoring 0-1 with Gladbach.
  • Two Cups won Dusseldorf in history in 1979 and 1980 – he also played five finals.
  • Dusseldorf holds the record of consecutive wins in the German Cup, 18, between 1978 and 1981.

2.News, analysis, statistics and anachronism about the two teams.

  • The team also has seven final defeats, record for Germany – the last Cup came in 2011, after 5-0 with Duisburg.
  • In the Bundesliga, Schalke is not very good on 12th place, with points draw with Freiburg and even Fortuna Dusseldorf.
  • The hosts have a victory, a draw and a defeat in the three stages this year.
  • All three games had over 1.5 goals. .
  • In two weeks, Schalke has the big duel with Manchester City, the best of the Champions League.
  • In the championship, the team is only 14, two positions above the dam.
  • Like the hosts, the guests also have a victory, a draw and a defeat in the 2019 stages.
  • This year, Dusseldorf lost home, not away – 2-1 in Augsburg and 1-1 in Hoffenheim.
  • The guests have a rematch to take after Schalke has won in Dusseldorf in the championship tour, score 2-0.
  • Fortuna won the last time in Gelsenkirchen in 1997 (1-0) – since then, only once in 2013, score 1-2.

Football Prediction of the Day Schalke vs Fortuna Dusseldorf

There were only three meetings involving the teams. Schalke won two and there was a draw. The most recent was for the first round of the 2018/2019 German Championship season. As a visitor, Schalke made it 2-0.
Schalke have clearly shown a lower standard of play than last season. Even in his cup matches in which he presents better results than the Bundesliga can not display high quality football. However, with the advantage of playing at home and in front of a Fortuna Dusseldorf who does not have enough cast to split into two competitions, the prognosis in Gelsenkierchen’s team seems to be the best option for the clash that concludes on Wednesday in the round of 16 of the 2018/2019 season of the German Cup.

Bet Tips: Schalke wins

Odds: 1.72

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