On Saturday, Paderborn moves to the field of Schalke 04 on behalf of the 21st day of the Bundesliga. Schalke 04 hopes to take a place in the European Cup at the end of the season while Paderborn is fighting for its survival in the Bundesliga.
Schalke 04 vs Paderborn Free Betting Tips
Manhandled in the elite last season, Schalke 04 started much better this season and can still hope for a very good ranking at the end of the season. Indeed, the players of Gelsenkirchen occupy the 6th rank in the ranking with 5 points behind the qualifying places for the Champions League. Since Christmas, the partners of the former Nantes Harit have beaten Borussia Mönchengladbach (2-0) before being subjected to the law of Bayern Munich (5-0) and to draw against Hertha Berlin last Friday (0-0) . Tuesday evening, they defeated Hertha Berlin, in the German Cup this time (3-2 AP).
For its part, Paderborn really struggles to show itself at the Bundesliga level. Indeed, the promoted are good last in the ranking with only 15 points won in the first 20 days. Winners of Eintracht Frankfurt (2-1) before the break, they were then beaten by Bayer Leverkusen after Christmas (1-4) before recovering against Friborg (0-2). By cons, last weekend, they lost again against Wolfsburg (2-4).
The staff for Schalke 04 vs Paderborn
Schalke 04 will still not be able to count on its defensive managers Salif, Sané and Stambouli and on substitute Schubert who remain stranded in the infirmary. Preserved Tuesday night in the Cup, the taulier and top scorer Serdar will be back.
Suspended in the last game, Nigerian defender Collins and midfielder Gjasula will return for this game. Defender Killian is still hampered by injuries, however.
In the first leg, Schalke 04 did not detail to win (1-5).
Free Betting Tips Schalke 04 vs Paderborn
More consistent than the promoted, the players of Schalke 04 should be able to prevail on their lawn Saturday afternoon.
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