Our football match prediction:
Schalke 04 and Borussia M’gladbach face each other in an all-German clash in the Europa League last 16. Die Knappen set up a meeting with die Fohlen by beating PAOK in the two-legged tie, but it has to be noted that they are on a five-game winless run in all competitions ahead of Thursday’s football match. Schalke, though, have been producing fine performances at home in the Europa League this season and we predict that they will find the net in the first leg. A man to watch in the home team will be Polish ace Goretzka, who is on the right track to become one of the most significant stars in Bundesliga. Borussia M’gladbach defeated Schalke in the league at the weekend (4-2) and the visitors are likely to score in the VELTINS-Arena clash as well. Taking everything into account, a high-scoring affair appears on the cards.
Highlighted Player (Max Meyer):
Max Meyer is a footballer who began his youth career at Sardegna Oberhausen. He played for the likes of Rot-Weiss Oberhausen and Duisburg during his youth career as well and in 2009 he joined Schalke 04. Mayer played just one match for the reserve team and he scored a brace against Velbert on his debut for Schalke II. He made his Bundesliga debut in the 2013/2014 season against Wolfsburg, coming from the bench to replace Jefferson Farfan 20 minutes before the final whistle. Max Meyer is an attacking midfielder, who is capable of playing as a striker as well and he was born on 18 September, 1995 in Oberhausen. Meyer has 17 caps for Germany U21 and he represented the national team at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Schalke footballer made his debut for the senior team on 13 May, 2014 against Poland. He started the match, but he was substituted by Maximilian Arnold in the 76th minute of the game. He made Germany 2014 FIFA World Cup provisional squad, but eventually failed to make the cut.
Highlighted Team (Borussia Monchengl.):
Borussia Monchengladbach is a German football club founded in 1900 in West Germany. The club is currently playing in the highest German football divison: The Bundesliga. The club from Northrine westfalia hosts it’s home games in the Borussia-Park stadium. The Borussia Park stadium is one of the biggest stadiums in Germany and holds a capacity of 55 000 spectators.The club colors of Borussia Monchengladbach are black and white. The most known nickname for Borussia Monchengladbach is Die Fohlen which literally means the foals. Borussia Monchengladbach is one of the most succesfull clubs in Germany holding the German title for 5 times. The DFB Pokal 3 times and the UEFA cup 2 times.The are a lot of world class players with a Borussia Monchengladbach history such as: Thorgan Hazard, Effenberg, ter Stegen, BIerhoff, Matthaus, Heynckes, Reus and Elber.