Borussia Dortmund's march back up the German football hierarchy reached new heights on Saturday afternoon, when Jurgen Klopp's men welcomed Schalke to the Westfalenstadion for the 146th ever Revierderby. Robert Di Matteo's Royal Blues...Show More Summary
Wednesday night in the Champions League sees the reigning holders return to action in Germany. Real Madrid head to Gelsenkirchen to take on Schalke at the Veltins-Arena, and the Royal Blues look like big underdogs to advance past the last-16. Indeed, Real played Schalke in last season’s competition too, and the Spaniards dominated that occasion as they cruised to […]
Schalke 04 coach Roberto Di Matteo says that his side will be going for the win against Real Madrid during tomorrow’s Champions League Round of 16 first leg in Gelsenkirchen. Even though Di Matteo feels that the reigning European champions will … Continue reading ?
That familiar, impenetrable regard of Roberto Di Matteo has barely changed since his playing days. He will again appear unmoved when he leads his Schalke team into their Tuesday night confrontation with Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena,...Show More Summary
Manchester City star on his way to Schalke - originally posted on Soccerlens.com According to reputed journalist, Gianluca Di Marzio, Manchester City’s Matija Nastasic could be on his way to Bundesliga, with Roberto Di Matteo’s Schalke being the most possible destination. Show More Summary
Under Andre Villas-Boas, Roberto Di Matteo and Rafa Benitez, the Chelsea career of John Terry looked to be reaching its conclusion. Found uncustomarily on the bench, the idea England's former captain would ever regain the form whichShow More Summary
The front page of German paper Bild on Monday bigs up an all-but-certain transfer this January. According to the European red-top, Man City centre-back Matija Nastasic is heading to join Roberto Di Matteo at Schalke. Schalke’s Clemens Tönnies has confirmed the Royal Blues’ pursuit of the 21-year-old Serb, and Schalke seem confident of taken the defender on […]
It's been three emphatic wins in a row for the Bundesliga side, thanks to a tactical shift from their new manager. Even as the whistle blew for kickoff at Hannover, in Schalke's first game of the Bundesliga season, Jens Keller knew his days were numbered. Show More Summary
Ahead of tonight’s game at Schalke, the narrative the press were keen to pick up was Di Matteo v Mourinho, the Predecessor v Successor. Di Matteo won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012 before being unceremoniously sacked the following winter, with Rafa Benitez coming in to keep the seat warm for Mourinho. Mourinho wasn’t […]
Roberto Di Matteo played down the talk of a revenge mission as Chelsea visited Gelsenkirchen to take on his Schalke side – but it was embarrassment that greeted the Italian as the Blues eased into the knockout stages of the … Continue reading ? Watch Schalke 0-5 Chelsea Match Highlights [VIDEO] is a post from World Soccer Talk.
The Blues face their former manager Roberto di Matteo with a chance to secure first place in Group G. Chelsea's match against Schalke 04 on Tuesday carries an interesting subplot in the form of Roberto di Matteo. The former Chelsea boss...Show More Summary
Chelsea can book their place in the Champions League last 16 with a win—or perhaps a draw—against Schalke at the Veltins -Arena on Tuesday. They will be facing up to the Blues' 2012 Champions League-winning manager Roberto Di MatteoShow More Summary
Jose Mourinho enjoys playing a few games with the media, having a chortle along the way. He was at it again when asked about facing Schalke and in particular their manager, Roberto Di Matteo, in the Champions League this week. Di Matteo...Show More Summary
Jose Mourinho insists Chelsea versus Schalke on Tuesday night should not be billed as a clash between him and his opposite number Roberto Di Matteo. The Portuguese, now in his second spell at Stamford Bridge, is a firm fans’ favorite … Continue reading ? Mourinho On Game Against Schalke: It’s Not Me Against Roberto Di Matteo is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Roberto di Matteo's boys need to start moving up the table. VfL Wolfsburg have been the success story of the Bundesliga so far this season. With an undefeated run stretching back over the last ten games and nearly two calendar months across all competitions, they have positioned themselves well as the sole threats to Bayern Munich's title push. Show More Summary
It’s rather coincidental that Chelsea should face Schalke in the Champions League next week. The Bundesliga outfit are now coached by Roberto Di Matteo, the former Chelsea manager who, in less than a year in charge at Stamford Bridge,...Show More Summary
For the past few years, Schalke have been underachievers. Despite finishing just above the relegation zone on the domestic front, the proud side from Gelsenkirchen won the DFB -Pokal and reached the Champions League semifinals in 2011,...Show More Summary
Back in his first job since being flung out of Chelsea, Roberto Di Matteo has a tough task on his hands to restore an under-performing Schalke side. The Swiss-born Italian brought Champions League success to Stamford Bridge but Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich couldn’t resist the itch that he needed to scratch and swung the axe […]
New Schalke boss Roberto Di Matteo has said that the team have a lot of potential in attack but are suffering from defensive problems due to a number of key absentees. This is the Italian’s first managerial job since being sacked by Chelsea shortly after guiding the club to their first Champions League success in […]
Almost inexplicably, Roberto Di Matteo has been out of managerial work since being sacked as Chelsea boss in December 2012. This despite winning the Champions League with Chelsea the previous May, so Di Matteo’s had nearly 2 years to reflect and decide on his next job. He’s accepted the role of new Schalke boss, replacing […]