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This is how S04 manages to stay up in the league



FC Schalke 04 must hope for support on the last day of the game.

In the fight against relegation, things will get down to business in the Bundesliga on matchday 34. What would secure FC Schalke 04’s relegation? SPOX reveals that.

On the last matchday of the Bundesliga, there are still a few decisions to be made in the race for the championship, Champions League, Europa League and against relegation.

Four clubs still have to deal with the relegation battle: FC Schalke 04, FC Augsburg, VfB Stuttgart and VfL Bochum. Hertha BSC has already said goodbye to the 2nd Bundesliga, TSG Hoffenheim can only theoretically end up in the relegation (+26 goal difference to Bochum).

FC Schalke 04 have to go to cup finalists RB Leipzig on Saturday. In this article you can find out what has to happen for the Royal Blues to stay in the Bundesliga.

Bundesliga, relegation battle: The lower third of the table on matchday 34

Place team games S u N Gates difference Points
13 1899 Hoffenheim 33 10 5 18 47:56 -9 35
14 FC Augsburg 33 9 7 17 42:61 -19 34
15 VfB Stuttgart 33 7 11 15 44:56 -12 32
16 VfL Bochum 33 9 5 19 37:72 -35 32
17 FC Schalke 04 33 7 10 16 33:67 -34 31
18 Hertha BSC 33 6 8th 19 40:68 -28 26

Schalke 04 scenarios: How S04 stays up

The bad news first is that FC Schalke 04 does not have relegation in their own hands. S04 stays in the Bundesliga if…

  • … Schalke wins and neither VfB Stuttgart nor VfL Bochum win.

Schalke 04, scenarios: This is how S04 ends up in the relegation

The miners go into relegation if…

  • … Schalke wins and VfB Stuttgart wins while VfL Bochum doesn’t win,…
  • … Schalke wins and VfL Bochum wins while VfB Stuttgart does not win,…
  • … Schalke draws and VfL Bochum loses.

Schalke 04 scenarios: This is how S04 descends

And of course the word case scenario should not be missing. FC Schalke will be in league two if…

  • … Schalke loses, …
  • … Schalke draw and VfL Bochum don’t lose,…
  • … Schalke wins and both VfB Stuttgart and VfL Bochum win.

Bundesliga: The rest of the program from Augsburg, Stuttgart, Bochum and Schalke

Date / time Home Guest
Saturday, May 27, 3:30 p.m Borussia Monchengladbach FC Augsburg
Saturday, May 27, 3:30 p.m VfB Stuttgart TSG Hoffenheim
Saturday, May 27, 3:30 p.m VfL Bochum Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Saturday, May 27, 3:30 p.m RB Leipzig FC Schalke 04