No cure for losing the Ruhr

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Competition: Germany Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 16.May
Match begins: 13:30 (UTC)
Venue: Signal-Iduna-Park (81365 seats)

The Borussia Dortmund & Schalke 04 managers L. Favre and D. Wagner are both dreading and looking forward to this decisive game in the upper regions of the Bundesliga league table.

The Revierderby, also known as the Ruhr Derby, is the name given to any football match played between Borussia and Schalke 04. There are also other teams in the area, but these are the biggest two and they enjoy an intense rivalry.

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Borussia Dortmund form and stats

9-3-0 is the performance here at Signal-Iduna-Park so far in the Bundesliga, giving Borussia Dortmund a total of 30 from their 12 games here. Outstanding results! With a nice streak brewing from their home games, Borussia are also looking for their fifth consecutive victory regardless of location. After failing to beat RB Leipzig here at Signal-Iduna-Park, Borussia has put together a very nice winning streak on their own turf with four wins in a row.

No payout for Borussia in their previous match, an away game at PSG that ended in defeat 0-2. Before that match, a Bundesliga win away at Borussia M'gladbach.

It's goals goals goals for Borussia who have scored 41 goals from 12 league home games. Borussia Dortmund have only conceded 10 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Schalke 04 form and stats

As the visiting team in Bundesliga matches, Schalke 04 have produced an overall stat of 4-4-4 so far.

Schalke delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against Hoffenheim (placed 9th) in their previous match; a Bundesliga game. Preceding that, the 0-1 home loss versus Bayern München.

Schalke are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 15 away goals from 12 games (in the league). Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Schalke have conceded 18 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Schalke 04 - Borussia Dortmund 0-0, played this season. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: three - five - two (Borussia Dortmund wins - draws - Schalke 04 wins). As for goals, six matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), four had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Borussia DortmundJ. Sancho
J. Sancho
14 goals
Borussia DortmundM. Reus
M. Reus
11 goals
Borussia DortmundE. Håland
E. Håland
9 goals

Borussia Dortmund missing players

Schalke 04 missing players

Borussia Dortmund Schalke 04
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
25 12 3 Played P 4 12 25
15 9 2 Won W 1 4 9
6 3 1 Drew D 1 4 10
4 0 0 Lost L 2 4 6
68 41 8 Scored S 4 15 33
33 10 3 Conceded C 8 18 36
96% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 75% 75% 84%
88% 83% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 75% 80%
84% 83% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 58% 56%
68% 75% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 33% 28%
32% 50% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 25% 20%
56% 42% 33% BTTS BTTS 50% 50% 52%
40% 58% 67% Clean Sheets C S 25% 25% 28%
8% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 50% 36%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.1 0.7 0.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.2 1.8 1.7
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
361 202 41 Total Shots T S 33 121 292
152 87 21 Shots on Target S O 13 45 105
45% 47% 38% Goal Efficiency G E 31% 33% 31%
Key stats in Bundesliga this season:
  • Borussia Dortmund have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Borussia Dortmund have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Borussia Dortmund have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Borussia Dortmund have scored more than double the goals of Schalke 04.
  • Borussia Dortmund haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Schalke 04 have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Bayern München 25 17 4 4 73 26 13 9 2 2 38 11 12 8 2 2 35 15 47 55
2 Borussia Dortmund 25 15 6 4 68 33 12 9 3 0 41 10 13 6 3 4 27 23 35 51
3 RB Leipzig 25 14 8 3 62 26 12 7 4 1 32 13 13 7 4 2 30 13 36 50
4 Borussia M'gladbach 25 15 4 6 49 30 13 9 2 2 30 16 12 6 2 4 19 14 19 49
5 Bayer Leverkusen 25 14 5 6 45 30 13 7 4 2 25 13 12 7 1 4 20 17 15 47
6 Schalke 04 25 9 10 6 33 36 13 5 6 2 18 18 12 4 4 4 15 18 -3 37
7 Wolfsburg 25 9 9 7 34 30 13 4 6 3 16 13 12 5 3 4 18 17 4 36
8 Freiburg 25 10 6 9 34 35 12 6 2 4 16 14 13 4 4 5 18 21 -1 36
9 Hoffenheim 25 10 5 10 35 43 13 5 1 7 19 31 12 5 4 3 16 12 -8 35
10 Köln 25 10 2 13 39 45 12 6 1 5 20 16 13 4 1 8 19 29 -6 32
11 Union Berlin 25 9 3 13 32 41 12 6 1 5 18 16 13 3 2 8 14 25 -9 30
12 Eintracht Frankfurt 24 8 4 12 38 41 12 6 3 3 27 16 12 2 1 9 11 25 -3 28
13 Hertha BSC 25 7 7 11 32 48 13 3 3 7 14 28 12 4 4 4 18 20 -16 28
14 Augsburg 25 7 6 12 36 52 12 5 3 4 24 21 13 2 3 8 12 31 -16 27
15 Mainz 05 25 8 2 15 34 53 13 4 2 7 15 21 12 4 0 8 19 32 -19 26
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 25 5 7 13 27 50 12 3 3 6 13 23 13 2 4 7 14 27 -23 22
17 Werder Bremen 24 4 6 14 27 55 11 1 2 8 8 26 13 3 4 6 19 29 -28 18
18 Paderborn 25 4 4 17 30 54 13 2 1 10 17 31 12 2 3 7 13 23 -24 16

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