GELSENKIRCHEN. FC Bayern München had a surprising win over Schalke 04 with a 2-0 win with a goal from S. Gnabry (38′) and a goal from E. M. (52′). FC Bayern München was definitely superior in terms of ball possession (70%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the VELTINS-Arena stadium in Gelsenkirchen on Saturday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Felix Zwayer who had the assistance of Marco Achmüller and Thomas Gorniak. The 4th official was Florian Exner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.6 degrees Celsius or 51.03 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 71%.
FC Bayern München was in firm control of the ball 70% while Schalke 04 was struggling with a 30% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
FC Bayern München had a more offensive attitude with 58 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why FC Bayern München won the match.
Schalke 04 shot 2 times, 0 on target, 2 off target. Talking about the opposition, FC Bayern München shot 18 times, 5 on target, 13 off target.
None of the teams received any yellow card.
After this match, Schalke 04 will stay with 9 points to remain in the 18th place. Talking about the opposition, FC Bayern München will have 34 points to remain in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, Schalke 04 will play away with Borussia Mönchengladbach on the 4th of February with a 15-10 head to head statistic in favor of Borussia Mönchengladbach (10 draws).
FC Bayern München will play away agasint VfL Wolfsburg on the 5th of February with a 32-3 head to head record in favor of FC Bayern München (5 draws).
Schalke 04 – Formation
Schalke 04 adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Thomas Reis decided to play with the following team: Alexander Schwolow, Cedric Brunner , Maya Yoshida , Henning Matriciani , Tobias Mohr , Alex Král , Tom Krauß , Kenan Karaman , Dominick Drexler , Marius Bülter and Simon Terodde .
The home team had on the bench: Florian Flick, Sidi Sané, Florent Mollet, Ralf Fährmann, Timothée Kolodziejczak , Sebastian Polter, Danny Latza , Jordan Larsson and Mehmet Aydin .
Schalke 04 made 5 changes: K. Karaman for J. Larsson (59′), M. Bulter for S. Sane (66′), T. Mohr for T. Kolodziejczak (66′), D. Drexler for D. Latza (76′) and C. Brunner for M. Aydin (76′).
Best player: Maya Yoshida
The player that probably impressed the most for Schalke 04 was Maya Yoshida.
His rating iswith 19 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 4.
FC Bayern München – Formation
Also FC Bayern München adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Julian Nagelsmann played with: Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich , Benjamin Pavard , Dayot Upamecano , Lucas Hernández , Leon Goretzka , Jamal Musiala , Serge Gnabry , Leroy Sané , Kingsley Coman and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting .
They had on the bench: Matthijs de Ligt, Josip Stanišić , Noussair Mazraoui, Paul Wanner, Marcel Sabitzer , Mathys Tel, Sven Ulreich and Ryan Gravenberch.
FC Bayern München made 5 changes: L. Sane for M. de Ligt (60′), L. Goretzka for M. Sabitzer (72′), L. Hernandez for J. Stanisic (72′), K. Coman for R. Gravenberch (79′) and J. Musiala for P. Wanner (80′).
Best player: Jamal Musiala
The most impressive player for FC Bayern München was Jamal Musiala even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 40 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.