Schalke will meet Dortmund this Saturday, at 14:30, UK time in a game from the 14th Round of Bundesliga. Even if Dortmund is leading the table, having in view the last matches between both protagonists, it is likely to see a balanced game.
Schalke's form is not really good, since they ticked four wins, two draws and seven losses in this season, gaining 14 points, like Freiburg. The team is in the bottom half, in the 12th position, with a 14-18 goal difference.Talking about the last five meetings between Schalke and Dortmund, The Royal Blues are without a loss, checking 4 draws and one 2-0 victory. Their last 3 home matches are all wins, the players managing to score at least 2 goals. With a 3 - 4 - 1 - 2 formation, the hosts will play with Burgstaller and Konoplyanka in attack. Due to the injuries, Teuchert, Uth, Emobolo and Di Santo will be the missing players.
The team in currently on the 1st position of the table, with 33 points. After 13 games, the visitors have 10 wins and three draws, scoring 37 goals and conceding 13. Alcacer is the main scorer for his team, with 10 goals scored, followed by Reus with 9. When it comes to the away games, the team is in good form as well, since they have been defeated in just one match out of the last 17. In 4 of the last 5 games played in Budesliga, Dortmund have scored at least 2 goals per meeting. With Gotze in attack, it is likely to see a 4 - 2 - 3 - 1 formation.