Schalke – Hamburg – Bundesliga – Prediction and Preview: 19th November 2017
With 11 points accumulating in the last five stages, the host team is on the 4th place and only the lower goal than the BSE, they are not on the podium. On the ground, the “miners” had solid developments, being defeated only by Bayern. In front of a team at the bottom of the leaderboard, there can be no other option except victory. Especially next week he is going to evolve on his journey from Dortmund. With Pablo Insua, Nabil Bentaleb (injured) and Leon Goretzka (uncertain), Tedesco has almost the whole lot available and can find the winning formula without too many problems.
In the previous round, the guests managed to end the series of eight consecutive games without victory after they were forced to face Stuttgart, score 3-1. Taking advantage of the fact that they have evolved with an extra man since the 13th minute, Hunt, Kostic and Arp scored the goals that brought the third success this season. At the age of 17, Jann-Fiete Arp scored his second goal in the 127 minutes he played for the first team. Above the red area, Hamburg has to tie positive results if it wants to avoid the emotions it had in the previous edition. Nicolai Muller, Bjarne Thoelke and Albin Ekdal are injured.
Schalke (3-4-1-2): Fahrmann – Stambouli Naldo Kehrer – Caligiuri Meyer McKennie Oczipka – Konoplyanka – Santo Burgstaller
Hamburg (4-2-3-1): Mathenia – Diekmeier Papadopoulos Mavraj Santos – Jung Sakai – Ito Hunt Kostic – Arp.
The last direct encounter ended in draw, score 1-1. It was the only result of equality registered in the last five straight games. During this time both teams have won two victories.