At FC Schalke, the joy of the important 5-2 win against Hertha BSC in the relegation battle of the Bundesliga is clouded.
In Ralf Fährmann, Tim Skarke and Cedric Brunner, three professionals suffered injuries in the game and will be missing for the time being for the penultimate team. Goalkeeper ferryman complains about problems with the adductors. Goalscorer Skarke suffered a deep laceration to his ankle. Brunner had to leave the pitch after falling on his shoulder.
According to the club’s announcement, the trio will not be available for next Sunday’s away game at SC Freiburg. In addition, “a downtime of several weeks can be expected in each case”.
“It’s an awful shame that we’ll be missing them in the final stretch of the season for the time being,” complained Peter Knäbel. Nevertheless, the sports director was confident: “We have already overcome some resistance this season and had to accept setbacks. And on Friday against Hertha we proved again that we can do it together. That gives us courage and gives us a lot Strength for the last six matchdays.”
With the victory over the new tail light from Berlin, FC Schalke had improved to 17th place.