SCH Vs AUG Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Schalke strive to make amends for their drubbing at the hands of Borussia Dortmund
Winless in their last five encounters in Bundesliga 2019-20, for Schalke, the struggle is extremely real now. From challenging for a spot in the top 4 to now clutching at straws in a bid to maintain relevance in the league, today’s home side find themselves teetering in the league at the moment.
Resuming action in the marquee league the last time around, it was clear that despite the two month break, Schalke still have a slew of issues to iron at the moment. Playing against Borussia Dortmund in gameweek 26, Schalke were comprehensively decimated in a 4-0 demolition, one which saw them slip further down the points tally into 8th place.
However, the side will be quietly confident of finally snapping out of its aberration come today with the side entertaining Augsburg this Sunday. Very much in the relegation scrap after falling to their fourth successive defeat in the league the last time around, Augsburg have made for a dreary opposition, a side which has been persistently been pummelled by its opponents.
Up against one of the worst defensive units in the league, Schalke will thrive out in the middle today. The home side will spare no expensive in capitalising on Augsburg’s calamitous defence, one which will crumble and fall apart to see Schalke canter their way towards the three points.
Probable Playing 11
- Harit, Mascarell and Todibo are all going to be devoid of action for Schalke with the players out owing to injuries.
- Finnbogason and Giefer are both fraught with injuries currently, ones which rule the duo out for the visiting side.
Schubert, Kabak, Sane, Nastasic, Kenny, McKennie, Serdar, Oczipka, Caligiuri, Raman, Burgstaller
Luthe, Framberger, Gouweleeuw, Jedvaj, Max, Khedira, Baier, Richter, Löwen, Vargas, Niederlechner
Match: Borussia Dortmund Vs Schalke
Date And Time: 23rd May, Saturday- 5:00pm IST
Venue: Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen
Where To Watch: Star Sports Select 2/HD
- Serdar: 7 Goals
- Niederlechner: 11 Goals, 6 Assists
Borussia Dortmund Vs Schalke: 0-4
Augsburg Vs Wolfsburg: 1-2
SCH Vs AUG Dream11 Goal-Keeper
Across the entire length of the season, Andreas Luthe has been asked to wage a lone battle for Augsburg in goal. And the side’s shot stopper has managed to punch above his weight, revelling his side in some astute displays of worldclass goal-keeping.
SCH Vs AUG Dream11 Defenders
Although it’s been a dreary time out in the middle defensively for Schalke, we envision this being a tie where they are able to finally riffle their way through to a cleansheet. Up against a dreary Augsburg side, Schalke will be allowed to control play and close out proceedings, a fixture which should see them imbed in place a much yearned for cleansheet.
This discourse paired with the four assists he’s popped up for his side will see us make fullback Bastian Oczipka the first name from the side with Jonjoe Kenny and Matija Nastasic coming in from the side as well. Elsewhere, the versatile Philipp Max has popped up with a staggering 7 goals and 5 assists for Augsburg to see us rope in the defender from the side.
SCH Vs AUG Dream11 Midfielders
Up against a defence which has shipped in an agonising 54 goals this season will see Suat Serdar come out with a fruitful performance today. He’s his side’s top scorer this term, scoring the 7 goals for Schalke, a figure set to be escalated at the end of the 90 minutes.
CDM Weston McKennie will join him up after a tenacious performance the last time around whilst it’s once again the lone pick from Augsburg with Rani Khedira lining up this docket of our side.
SCH Vs AUG Dream11 Strikers
If there’s any player in Augsburg’s ranks who can help them salvage something from the tie, its Florian Niederlechner. The striker has taken all the onus of scoring for the side this season with the team’s top scorer coming up with a gargantuan 11 goals and 7 assists.
Elsewhere, with the 4 goals and 3 assists, we’ll be instilling Benito Raman from Schalke along with Michael Gregoritsch.
Captain And Vice-Captain
His 7 goals will see Serdar captain our side while Raman is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Luthe, Nastasic, Oczipka, Kenny, Max, Serdar, McKennie, Khedira, Raman, Michael, Florian
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players who are expected to dole out the maximum points.