Schalke 04 faces Bayern Munich at the Veltins Arena

Schalke 04 faces Bayern Munich at the Veltins Arena in one of the derbies of the 1/4-finals of the German DFB Pokal. In our football tips tonight we will deliver some preview of this game to you.


Schalke 04 had a really dramatic showdown against Hertha BSC in the previous round of the competition. These two teams faced at the Veltins Arena and until the 76th minute Hertha had two goals advantage, but they still didn’t win. Daniel Caligiuri and Amine Harit equalised for the hosts, while the substitute Benito Raman scored the winning third goal for Schalke during the extra time.


Schalke 04 are chasing their first appearance at final since 2011 when they won the DFB Pokal after beating MSV Duisburg in the final. The club from Gelsenkirchen have won the competition five times total in its history so far.


David Wagner’s team is obviously not in their best shape. In the last two games in the Bundesliga the Royal Blues lost twice and their goal difference in total was 0-8.


Bayern Munich are the current holders of the DFB Pokal trophy and you can be sure that this club wants to win every trophy possible. The German cup won’t be an exception.


Bayern Munich are in a great shape right now winning their last four matches in all competitions and scoring 15 goals. On Saturday FC Hollywood visited Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga and celebrated an exciting 6-0 win.


In the previous round of the DFB Pokal Bayern Munich had a dramatic showdown against Hoffenheim. Hans-Dieter Flick’s team scored four goals against Hoffe, but it was still not easy to secure a 4-3 win at the Allianz Arena.


These are our football tips tonight for the DFB Pokal 1/4-finals game between Schalke 04 and Bayern Munich at the beautiful Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen. Will Bayern justify their statute of favourites? We shall see.