Tag Archives: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar

Schalke Analysis: A Matchday 31 Comeback in Perhaps KPB’s Last Hurrah

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Stuttgart 2 (Hamik ’22, Kostic ’51) Schalke: 3 (Huntelaar ‘9, ’78, Klein OG ’89) For a victory that was hardly an impressive accomplishment on the 111th anniversary of the Royal Blue, Matchday 31’s win over VfB Stuttgart did allow two wily veterans to make their mark for S04. For Schalke, defeating one of the worst Bundesliga teams at home was not accomplished until […]

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Schalke display their Champions League finest in honourable defeat

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Real Madrid 3 (Ronaldo 25′, 45′, Benzema 53′) Schalke 4 (Fuchs 20′, Huntelaar 40′, 87′, Sane 57′) During Tuesday’s match, several tweets from both neutral and Schalke fan sites paraphrased the same message: “Not the same Schalke side.” Not the same Schalke side that was woefully inadequate in losing the Revierderby 3-0 to Dortmund. Not the same listless Schalke side […]

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The “Hunter” saves Schalke from Maribor shock

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After their hugely creditable draw against group favourites Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in their opening Champions’ League fixture, Schalke 04’s momentum would take a bit of a bump at the Veltins Arena against NK Maribor, the team seen by many as the group outsiders. The Slovenian champions had also come into the game with a point from their opening encounter […]

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Huntelaar continues to shine for Schalke

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Schalke continued their march towards a Champions League place with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Hoffenheim to take them within a point of second-placed Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga table. Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar was again the star of the show for Schalke, continuing his sensational return from injury by grabbing a hat-trick for the hosts. Schalke wasted little time […]

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Fortuna Düsseldorf 2-2 Schalke 04: Fortuna concede first goals of their campaign but come back to snatch a draw

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Fortuna Düsseldorf and Fabian Giefer might have lost their unbeaten record but they fought back for a point against a Schalke 04 team that looked certain for a victory at the ESPRITarena. Dani Schahin’s second half double cancelled out first-half goals by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Joël Matip to earn Norbert Meier’s men a draw that will leave die Königsblauen asking […]

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