Hertha Berlin VS Schalke ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Hertha Berlin vs Schalke
Hertha Berlin and Schalke 04 play at the Olympiastadion Berlin in a Bundesliga round of eight. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 4 games won 2, drew 1 and lost 1. Indeed, in the last showdown at this stage, for the Bundesliga on 18-09-2016, Hertha Berlin won by (2-0). The goals of Hertha Berlin were scored by M. Weiser (64 ‘) and V. Stocker (74’). In this match the house factor may have a decisive role, as Schalke 04 has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor.
Hertha Berlin Team News
The home team is currently in 10th place, with 9 points earned, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Mainz by (1-0). In the last match, tied at home to Bayern Munich by (2-2). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 8 wins, 1 tie and 6 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Hertha Berlin won 8 points in 12 chances, after 2 wins and 2 draws in the last 4 games they played in their stadium.
In this competition, you have not lost any of the last 4 games in your stadium. The team conceded goals to their opponents in 6 of the last 7 games, reason why it has not presented great solidity defensively, but its attack has marked regularly, since it has managed to materialize in 5 of the last 7 games in this competition. In 10 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times and never managed to turn the board. In the last 6 home games in all competitions there are 1 highlights: he scored 3 of his 7 goals in minutes (46′-60 ‘).
Hertha Berlin vs Schalke Stats
Hertha Berlin enters this round after a 2-2 home draw at Bayern Munich. The greatest quality of the house staff is how they can react to a disadvantage. The home team usually plays on a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring quick transitions, especially through the sidelines. In this drawing, the three men responsible for creating dangerous moves on the opposing defense are Haraguchi, Kalou and Leckie. Coach Pál Dárdai will not be able to rely on Schieber, Langkamp and Klinsmann for being injured. Ibisevic is also off the list of available because he is suspended.
Schalke Team News
After 3 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, the visiting team is in 9th place, having won 10 points. In the last match, they drew 1-1 with Bayer Leverkusen at home (1-1), after having lost out in a match against Hoffenheim (2-0) in the previous match. This is a team affected by the home factor, stronger when played with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games has recorded 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with a total of 31 goals scored and 20 conceded. Already inside the home, won 8 wins, 6 draws and 1 loss, with a total of 25 goals scored and 13 conceded. In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Schalke 04 won 5, drew 2 and lost 3. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point as they conceded 6 of the last 7 matches for this competition.
Schalke 04 enter this round after a 1-1 draw at home to Bayer Leverkusen. Unlike the opponents of this round, the visiting team must play a 3-4-3 tactical system to take advantage of quick transitions. In any case, it is anticipated that Schalke 04 will adopt a more defensive posture, with the aim of not giving spaces to its adversary. The two major failures of the visiting team are the finalization of scoring opportunities and the fact that they are sometimes unable to avoid the offensive plays. Coach Domenico Tedesco will not be able to rely on Bentaleb, McKennie and Schopf for being injured.