Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund
Date: Saturday, 20 February 2021
Kick-Off at 17.30 UK
Venue: VELTINS-Arena, Gelsenkirchen.
Schalke have not been in a tougher position ahead of any Revierderby in the last decade than now.
The Konigsblauen have not been pulling up any trees throughout the whole season. They took only 9 points in 21 matches and are the only team in the division with a single-digit score in terms of the points won.
The safe zone is as many as nine points away and the team have the fixtures against Borussia Dortmund and Stuttgart upcoming.
The hosts are thus one foot in the second division football. The match against the fiercest enemies comes at a very tough moment for Christian Gross and his troops.
Nevertheless, as tough their position is right now, a potential (not likable, though) victory over the opposition such as BVB could bring a glimmer of hope and represent a possible turning point of the season for the Konigsblauen.
Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund Head-to-head
- Borussia Dortmund lead the tie by two wins ahead of the 99th Revierderby.
- BVB clinched two wins and a draw in the last three meetings with Schalke who have failed to find the back of the net in the process.
- BVB picked up a demolishing 3-0 victory in this term’s match against Die Konigsblauen.
Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund Prediction
Schalke are in a desperate need for points but it is really hard to expect they will get any against Borussia.
Dortmund have not been in the best shape lately, but they managed to pick up a huge victory over Sevilla in the first leg of the last 16 round of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening.
Erling Haaland starred as his brace helped BVB claim a big 2-3 victory at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
Borussia dropped to the 6th place in the Bundesliga ladder after winning just one of the last five league outings.
The clash with the rock-bottomed Schalke is a perfect opportunity for Edin Terzic and his men to rebound and stay in contest for the top-four finish (currently six points away).
The visitors have been much better throughout the season and we expect them to dominate this derby from the very first whistle to the end.
Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund Bet Tips
HT/FT Borussia Dortmund/Borussia Dortmund @ 1.83
Borussia Dortmund to win in -1.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.91.