In the first round match of the German Bundesliga Schalke 04 has won Leipzig 2:0. The second goal in gate of guests was scored by the Ukrainian midfielder Yevhen Konoplyanka.
Schalke 04: Fährmann, Naldo, Oczipka, Nastasic, Kehrer, Linnet (Meyer, 89), Caligiuri, Goretzka, Bentaleb, Arit (Mackenny, 79), Di Santo (R, 63)
Leipzig: Gulati, Orban, Halstenberg (Forsberg, 46), Klostermann, Pamakani, Ilsanker Sabitzer, Keita, Laimer (Broome, 76), Poulsen (Augustin, 76), Werner
«Cobalt» is very well-played defensively and used the few chances in the attack.
In the 28th minute, Bentaleb fired a powerful shot from distance. Gulachi nice jump ball reflected. In the 43rd minute, Bentaleb converted a penalty 1:0.
In the 55th minute Sabitzer very dangerous shot from distance. On 62 minutes, they popped one on one and scored but from an offside position.
At the 73rd minute Konoplyanka left alone and struck a Curling shot into the far corner 2:0.