Schalke vs Frankfurt Soccer Prediction Today
On Sunday, April 15, also in Gelsenkirchen, Schalke took the best in the Derby of the Ruhr Valley. He defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-0 and opened the scoring for the Bundesliga runners-up. He has 55 points (16 wins, seven draws and seven losses). They are four more than Bayer Leverkusen, third place.
With Bayern Munich champion for the fifth consecutive time, second place is the maximum to be achieved. Hopes to lift a trophy are even targeted for the German Cup.
Schalke have won eight of their last ten matches and have managed to score 13 of their 15 Bundesliga appearances. In the German Cup, he reached the semifinals after suffering only one goal in all four matches.
In the first phase, as a visitor, he made 2-0 at Dynamo. The only time the defense was leaked was in the second round, against Wehen outside the home. Gelsenkirchem’s team won 3-1. In the first round, in the first home game, they made it 1-0 at Cologne. In the quarters, again at home, returned to win by the minimum score. The victim was Wolfsburg.
To face Frankfurt, coach Domenico Tedesco has two medical doubts. They are in injury treatment defender Bastian Oczipka (26 games in the 2017/2018 German Championship without a goal) and striker Breel Embolo (20 matches, two goals).
Runners-up Germany last season, Frankfurt were in the front pack of the 2017/2018 German Championship and fought for a spot in the Champions League. However, it suffered a sharp drop in yield in the later rounds. Of the five most recent games, he won only once, drew one and suffered three defeats.
On Saturday, April 14, as a visitor, was thrashed by Bayer Leverkusen by 4 to 1. Parked in the 46 points (13 wins, seven draws and ten defeats), fell to seventh, leaving even the zone of classification for the Europa League. This block is closed by Hoffenheim, who has the same Eintracht Frankfurt score, but takes advantage of the tiebreaker criteria.
Although it is not possible to point out a direct cause and consequence relationship, the fact is that in that period coach Nico Kovac was negotiating and ended closing contract with Bayern Munich. He will lead the Bavarian team from next season. It is quite likely that this situation may have caused some internal turmoil.In the German Cup, Frankfurt also only had its defense leaked once. In the first phase, he scored 3-0 at Erndtebruck. Then he made it 4-0 at Schweinfurt. The scare happened in the round of 16. They drew 1-1 with Heidenheim. Only advanced to make 1 to 0 in the extension. In the quarterfinals, he played for the first time dispatching Mainz, his first rival of the Bundesliga, by 3 to 0.
Soccer Prediction of the Day Schalke vs Frankfurt
Playing at home and showing great defensive solidity (the second-lowest Bundesliga team), Schalke are the best guessing option for Wednesday’s semi-final.
Prediction Today: Schalke