FC Köln have saved themselves from relegation desperation on the final day of the Bundesliga season, snatching a late goal against FC Schalke to win 1-0. The Billy Goats now go into the relegation/promotion playoff against the third place 2. Bundesliga side, to be decided tomorrow.
Brandon and Dan take you through all the latest news and events in German football. This week’s episode includes a discussion about Bayern Munich’s latest title win, Peter Gulacsi’s new contract, and Javi Martinez’s departure from Bayern. The panel then head off into the rumour mills to discuss the likelihood of Georginio Wijnaldum moving to Nagelsmann’s team, Jose Mourinho’s interest in Marcel Sabitzer, and Raul’s possible Frankfurt takeover.
From a Bundesliga staple to the worst team in the 2020/21 German Bundesliga season, it has been an earth-shattering descent for Schalke 04. culminating in the club’s demotion to 2. Bundesliga. Here is a close examination of what went wrong, and their chances of coming straight back up to the big time next season.
After an abysmal season that left Schalke 04 relegated from the top flight, the Gelsenkirchen based team are demonstrating their ambition to do whatever it takes to get back into the Bundesliga. Having scored just 18 goals in 30 Bundesliga games this campaign, the Royal Blues desperately needed a new striker heading into next season. In Simon Terodde, they’ve found their man.
Once one of the Bundesliga’s supreme outfits, Schalke 04 have had a devastating season in 2020-21, one of the worst performances of a team in the league’s history. With four games still to play, The Royal Blues have already been relegated from the league, with just 2 wins and 13 points from their 30 matches.