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90' + 9'
N. Şahin
Yellow Card
90' + 9'
R. Fährmann
Yellow Card
90' + 4'
Y. Konoplyanka
Assist
90' + 4'
Naldo
Goal
90'
Y. Konoplyanka
Yellow Card
86'
B. Stambouli
Assist
86'
D. Caligiuri
Goal
83'
D. Zagadou
Raphaël Guerreiro
79'
G. Castro
Yellow Card
78'
G. Castro
M. Götze
72'
P. Aubameyang
Yellow 2nd/RC
68'
Bartra
A. Yarmolenko
65'
Y. Konoplyanka
Assist
65'
A. Harit
Goal
61'
B. Stambouli
Assist
61'
G. Burgstaller
Goal
55'
P. Aubameyang
Yellow Card
53'
S. Papastathopoulos
Yellow Card
46'
M. Nastasić
T. Kehrer
45' + 2'
D. Caligiuri
Yellow Card
33'
A. Harit
W. McKennie
33'
L. Goretzka
F. Di Santo
25'
Raphaël Guerreiro
Goal
22'
T. Kehrer
Yellow Card
20'
P. Aubameyang
Assist
20'
M. Götze
Goal
18'
B. Stambouli
Own Goal
12'
P. Aubameyang
Goal
3'
W. McKennie
Yellow Card
3
1
3
5

Stats

Possession
% %
3
5
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 6 7
Total Passes 382 417

Commentary

FULL TIME! It's over. Schalke celebrate as if they've won the match and rightly so. What a fantastic comeback from the Royal Blues and the away support are fantatic as boos whip round the stadium for Bosz's side.
N. Şahin
Yellow Card
Borussia Dortmund
90' + 9' Sahin gets a yellow after the whistle for confonting Fahrmann and pushing the goalkeeper for celebrating in front of the Dortmund fans.
R. Fährmann
Yellow Card
Schalke 04
90' + 9' Fahrmann gets a yellow card after the final whistle after celebrating the draw in front of the Yellow Wall
90' + 6' What a game. What a match. This will forever be etched into Bundesliga history. Schalke have produced an unbelievable comeback at Signal Iduna Park and Dortmund are just begging for the final whistle now.
Y. Konoplyanka
Assist
Schalke 04
90' + 4' Konoplyanka gets the assist for the delivery into the middle from the corner.
Naldo
Goal
Schalke 04
90' + 4' GOAL. THEY'VE DONE IT. NALDOOOOOO. A corner is whipped in to the middle and the centre-back rises highest to smash a header into the back of the net and send the travelling support into raptures.
Y. Konoplyanka
Yellow Card
Schalke 04
90' Konoplyanka gets a yellow for the initial foul on Sokratis.
90' Sokratis goes to ground following a clash with Konoplyanka, seemingly suggesting there was an elbow, but the replay suggested he was being nothing more than dramatic and attempting to run the clock down.
88' It's back to 11 v 10 as Harit comes back onto the pitch, somewhat limiping, but the extra shirt is going to make all the difference as Schalke push for a dramatic equaliser in this unbelievable match.
B. Stambouli
Assist
Schalke 04
86' Stambouli gets his second assist of the match by feeding Caliguiri the ball before allowing the winger to conduct his magic.
D. Caligiuri
Goal
Schalke 04
86' GOAL! Caligiuri cuts inside onto his left foot and fires an effort into the top corner. It's what the winger has been trying all match and eventually he pulls it off and we're in for a grandstand final five minutes.
84' Castro does extremely well to draw a foul on the edge of the Schalke box as he and Pulisic break up the pitch among a sea of blue shirts but eventually manage to relieve some pressure.
D. Zagadou
Raphaël Guerreiro
Borussia Dortmund
83' Zagadou comes on for Guerreiro.
81' So, with Harit off injured, we're back to a level playing field in the Revierderby. That was the break that Dortmund may have needed to take the wind out of the Royal Blue sails pushing against their defence.
G. Castro
Yellow Card
Borussia Dortmund
79' Castro's first play is a shove in the back for a yellow card.
79' We're about to enter the final ten minutes but play is briefly brought to a halt as Harit goes down with an injury but with Schalke having make all of their subs already it's looking as if the visitors may also be down a player as well.
G. Castro
M. Götze
Borussia Dortmund
78' Castro comes on for his 350th Bundesliga appearance - only three active players have more (Kiessling, Weidenfeller and Claudio Pizarro). Gotze makes way.
76' This is turning into a fantastic match! Gotze is off the pitch with a bad ankle, so Dortmund are currently playing with nine men and the home support are booing the Royal Blues who continue to play on despite the hosts ready to make a sub.
74' Dortmund are looking extremely isolated in attack now with Pulisic and Yarmolenko having to conduct some fantastic dribbles for the defence to get some respite after Aubameyang is sent off.
72' WHAT A SAVE! Burgstaller is denied by Wiedenfeller with a strong left hand to push a header onto the post and stop a Schalke onslaught for an equaliser following the red card.
P. Aubameyang
Yellow 2nd/RC
Borussia Dortmund
72' This match just got tastier. Aubameyang is shown his second yellow for hacking down Harit in a stupid challenge and the ball shifts into Schalke's court again.
69' STAT: Only one Bundesliga side have taken points after being 4-0 down and that was Bayern Munich in 1976 against Bochum and they went on to win the match 6-5.
Bartra
A. Yarmolenko
Borussia Dortmund
68' It seems as if Bosz is making a defensive move as Barta comes on for Yarmolenko.
67' CLOSE! Burgstaller almost makes it 4-3 as Oczipka drives into the box and cuts the ball back to the striker but he was unable to turn his shot on target and slides just wide of Weidenfeller's post.
Y. Konoplyanka
Assist
Schalke 04
65' Great work from Konoplyanka on the left to win the ball for Schalke and float a cross to the back post for Harit to fire home.
A. Harit
Goal
Schalke 04
65' GOAL! Here we go...the belief is back. Shocking defending from Dortmund as Harit is the only blue shirt in the box and is allowed to peel away from Sahin as a cross finds him at the back post and then fires past Weidenfeller.
63' One more goal from Schalke and this could turn into a very interesting game. The away side look committed to getting a second, but they seem very open at the back because of this. It's looking as if there is going to be more goals on the agenda!
B. Stambouli
Assist
Schalke 04
61' Unbelievable vision from Stambouli to find Burgstaller with a 45 yard pass from defence to make this goal.
G. Burgstaller
Goal
Schalke 04
61' GOAL! What a fantastic goal! A long ball forward to Burgstaller, who peels off Sokratis, loops a header over Weidenfeller from the edge of the box who couldn't help but watch it settle into the net
60' Aubameyang has the opportunity to make it five as Schalke commit men forward and leave space open at the back. A deep cross from Yarmolenko finds the back post but Fahrmann gathers the header from the Dortmund striker with relative ease.
58' SAVE! Weidenfeller is called into action for the first time as a heavy overlap for Schalke ends in Caligiuri cutting inside to shoot, but the Dortmund goalkeeper makes a wonderful save to keep his clean sheet.
56' ALMOST FIVE! Fahrmann is tackled by Naldo and Aubameyang is left with an open goal on an extremely tight angle. However, just as the striker finds his feet the Schalke goalkeeper scrambles back to make a save.
P. Aubameyang
Yellow Card
Borussia Dortmund
55' Aubameyang gets a yellow.
54' Nothing is going the way of Schalke! The away side get the ball in the net courtesy of Naldo, but the video assistants rule the goal out as the defender is found to be offside by a yard.
S. Papastathopoulos
Yellow Card
Borussia Dortmund
53' Schalke gets a yellow for a foul on Burgstaller.
52' Despite the similar shape, Schalke are starting to look much better by pressing further up the pitch. However, this is largely in part due to Dortmund being much more compact given the scoreline in this fixture.
50' CHANCE! Glorious opportunity for Goretzka as Oczipka crosses wonderfully into the middle who manages to find the midfielder completely unmarked. However, his header goes over the crossbar when he looked certain to score.
48' It seems as if Kehrer's reckless nature in the first half has been noted by Tedesco by bringing him off at half time. The set-up from Schalke doesn't to have changed much from the break aside from the personnel.
M. Nastasić
T. Kehrer
Schalke 04
46' Nastasic comes on for Kehrer.
46' The second half is underway!
Well, who could have predicted this? It's half time in the derby and Dortmund lead 4-0. We could be in for an explosive half from Schalke, so make sure you stay tuned for this Revierderby classic.
D. Caligiuri
Yellow Card
Schalke 04
45' + 2' Caligiuri gets a booking at the end of the half.
45' + 1' CLOSE! Konoplyanka goes close as a cross into the middle from Havrit bounces off the shins of the winger and almost dribbles into the bottom corner. However, Weidenfeller was relieved to see the ball go past his left post.
44' It doesn't appear to be tactical reasons behind Dortmund's dominance, merely the hosts evidently want this result more than their Gelsenkirchen counterparts. The pressing off the ball from Bosz's side and sheer desire to win every ball is admirable.
42' CLOSE! Toprak gets forward for a set-piece, which is delivered into the middle by Sahin, but despite meeting with the cross the defender is only able to head the ball wide of the mark.
40' Kehrer can consider himself very lucky to still be on the pitch! The defender commits a foul on Gotze, despite being on a yellow, and it seems as if he should have been awarded his second booking.
38' Schalke have managed to take some sting out of this fixture with Dortmund no longer attacking as franticly as earlier. However, the away side look no better with keeping possession or launching attacks as the match goes on.
35' Dortmund are still commanding this fixture, with 63% of the ball possession. Schalke have just the one shot in this fixture, meaning the Royal Blues have just been too wasteful with the ball in this one.
A. Harit
W. McKennie
Schalke 04
33' Harit is introduced for the booked McKennie.
L. Goretzka
F. Di Santo
Schalke 04
33' Goretzka comes on for Di Santo.
32' It looks as if tactical changes could be incoming for Schalke as Tedesco is forced into making changes with his side left utterly hopeless in this fixture and are now tasked with saving their face.
30' The home support are rather amusingly reminding Schalke of the 0-4 in their club name by singing it across the stadium just in case the travelling support have forgetting the scoreline.
28' The atmosphere inside Signal Iduna Park is unbelievable! The home fans, nor anybody inside the stadium, can quite believe what they're witnessing here as one of the more memorable Revierderbies unravels in front of us.
Raphaël Guerreiro
Goal
Borussia Dortmund
25' GOAL! 4-0! This is crazy. Schalke are sinking without trace as some fantastic footwork from Aubameyang is blocked as he attempts to get a shot off, but Guerreiro watches the ball come down from the air to volley past Fahrmann.
23' Schalke are severely lacking in discipline and organisation in this fixture so far. Dortmund look fantastic both on and off the ball and just will not let their opposition breathe.
T. Kehrer
Yellow Card
Schalke 04
22' The frustration in the Schalke camp is growing at Kehrer gets a yellow card.
P. Aubameyang
Assist
Borussia Dortmund
20' Aubameyang displays his qualities beyond his scoring exploits by pacing round Stambouli and putting a cross towards the back post any winger in the world would have been proud of.
M. Götze
Goal
Borussia Dortmund
20' GOAL! Dortmund are running riot! It's 3-0 at Signal Iduna Park. Aubamyang turns provider by bursting up the wing and delivering a fantastic cross to Gotze who heads home at the back post. 
B. Stambouli
Own Goal
Schalke 04
18' GOAL! Dortmund double their lead but have Schalke to credit for this one. A deep cross from Sahin is turned past Fahrmann by Stambouli who was stretching to prevent Aubameyang from getting a shot away.
16' STAT: Borussia Dortmund are unbeaten in five in this fixtue (W2 D3)
14' CLOSE! Aubameyang almost doubles Dortmund's lead as Yarmolenko drills in a fantastic cross to the striker but as he hooks his foot around the ball the effort goes just over Fahrmann's crossbar.
P. Aubameyang
Goal
Borussia Dortmund
12' GOAL! Dortmund lead in the Revierderby. Pulisic attempts a shot to the back post, which is going wide, but like any good striker Aubameyang is arriving at the back post to slide the ball home despite Fahrmann's best efforts.
9' Konoplyanka commits a foul on the edge of the box, which he is furious about with the referee as he claims to have got the ball. However, as Pulisic whips a cross into the box four Dortmund players are judged to be offside and the attack comes to a close.
7' Yarmolenko attempts to play a pass with the outside of his foot as Naldo is caught out of position to find Aubameyang. However, Kehrer was aware of the danger and managed to sweep up to intercept the effort.
5' Schalke are clearly setting out to ensure Dortmund are unable to get into any form of rhythm in this fixture with their poor form of late. With high pressure and hard tackles, the Royal Blues are starting well.
W. McKennie
Yellow Card
Schalke 04
3' The players on the pitch are just as fired up as the fans as McKennie goes in on Schmelzer to get the first yellow card of the match.
3' It's Schalke on the front foot early on. Burgstaller players a ball through to Konoplyanka who paces to the pass, but as the Ukrainian shoots Weidenfeller narrows the angle down and the winger loops his shot over the crossbar.
1' Dortmund get the match underway!
Rather unsurprisingly, Schalke make zero changes to the side that have been doing so well. However, Dortmund make five changes to the XI, with Aubameyang returning back to league action following his internal disciplinary from the home side.
Subs: Nastasic, Goretzka, Coke, Harit, Schopf, Nubel, Embolo.
Schalke (3-4-3): Fahrmann; Kehrer, Naldo, Stambouli; Oczpika, Meyer, McKennie, Caligiuri; Konoplyanka, Burgstaller, Di Santo.
Subs: Zagadou, Bartra, Philipp, Schurrle, Kagawa, Castro, Reimann.
Borussia Dortmund (4-3-3): Weidenfeller; Schmelzer, Toprak, Weigl, Sokratis; Guerreiro, Sahin, Gotze; Pulisic, Aubameyang, Yarmolenko.
CONFIRMED TEAM NEWS
Meanwhile, Schalke are currently boasting the second best form in the division with 14 points from their last six matches – only Bayern Munich have collected more (16). Domenico Tedesco has guided Schalke to second in the division, which is their best ranking for five years!
Having taken just one point from their last five Bundesliga matches, Dortmund currently find themselves on their longest winless run since 2014/15. However, with the arrival of the Royal Blues to Signal Iduna Park the supporters will forget it all if they triumph in the derby this afternoon.
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