DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Nine-man Borussia Dortmund blew a chance to return to the top of the Bundesliga after losing at home to Schalke 4-2 on Saturday, giving a huge title boost to Bayern...
BERLIN (AP) — Werder Bremen came from behind to beat Schalke 4-2 on Friday and leave coach Domenico Tedesco's job on the line after his side's third consecutive Bundesliga defeat.
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland and Schalke forward Breel Embolo has a broken toe and will be sidelined for up to six weeks, missing UEFA Nations League and Champions League games.
The Swiss soccer federation says an exam revealed a fractured metatarsal in Embolo's left foot on Monday, several days after he was injured.
Switzerland plays Belgium on Sunday in a decisive UEFA Nations League group game in Lucerne. The Swiss first play Qatar in a friendly on Wednesday in Lugano.
ISTANBUL (AP) — Schalke produced its best performance of the season but was still held to a 0-0 draw at Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday.
The German side, which has been struggling in the Bundesliga after finishing second last season, thought it had finally made the breakthrough through Breel Embolo after missing a host of chances, but the Swiss forward's goal was ruled out for offside.
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke goalkeeper Ralf Faehrmann saved one penalty but was beaten by another as Porto salvaged a 1-1 draw in their Champions League-opening game on Tuesday.
Brazilian midfielder Otavio scored the equalizing penalty with 15 minutes remaining, despite complaints from the home side that Moussa Marega fell under minimal contact from Naldo.
"It was a dive," said Naldo, the Schalke defender who was also at fault for the first penalty after a hand-ball in the 12th minute.
BERLIN (AP) — American duo John Brooks and Fabian Johnson scored in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Brooks' first goal since joining Wolfsburg last year paved the way for a 2-1 win against Schalke. The 25-year-old United States defender, who had a frustrating first season at the Volkswagen-backed club due to injury, met Maximilian Arnold's corner with a powerful header.
MOSCOW (AP) — Having a baby is even more important than playing in the World Cup for some.
Three dads-to-be have made trips home from Russia to welcome a child, with the blessing of coaches and teammates.
On Tuesday, Fabian Delph will likely miss England's match against Colombia in the round of 16 while awaiting the birth of his third child.
"Some things in life are more important than football," England coach Gareth Southgate said Monday. "His focus needs to be with his family at this time."
BERLIN (AP) — Schalke put one foot in the Champions League next season while leaving Cologne on the brink of Bundesliga relegation with a 2-2 draw in a thunderstorm on Sunday.
Host Cologne needed a win to keep alive any realistic hopes of survival but Breel Embolo scored for Schalke after just four minutes as the rain poured down and Yevhen Konoplyanka added a second as conditions worsened.
BERLIN (AP) — Schalke needed a penalty save and a late own goal to scramble a 1-0 win at Wolfsburg and retain second place in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
Substitute Breel Embolo helped create the decider when his pass across the box was turned into his own net by Robin Knoche four minutes from time.
Schalke goalkeeper Ralf Faehrmann saved Paul Verhaegh's penalty in the 76th minute after Matija Nastasic had fouled Riechedly Bazoer.
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland has recalled forward Breel Embolo after an 11-month injury absence for World Cup qualifying games, including a likely group decider at Portugal.
Despite a perfect record of eight straight wins, Switzerland is not assured yet of advancing to the finals in Russia.
It hosts Hungary on Oct. 7 in Basel, and plays Portugal in Lisbon three days later. Portugal has won all seven since an opening loss in Switzerland, where Cristiano Ronaldo was absent.
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — American teenager Weston McKennie made his first Bundesliga start for Schalke in the side's 3-0 defeat to Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
The 19-year-old Texan midfielder, who played 22 minutes in substitute appearances during wins over Leipzig and Stuttgart, covered 4.05 miles (6.51 kilometers) in the first half alone, more than any other player.
With the side two goals down, McKennie made way for forward Breel Embolo in the 58th minute as Schalke went all out in attack.
GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke says its club-record signing, striker Breel Embolo, has been ruled out for "at least four to six months" after undergoing surgery on his broken ankle.
The 19-year-old Embolo suffered ligament and bone damage in a foul by Augsburg defender Konstantinos Stafylidis during the 1-1 Bundesliga draw between the sides Saturday.