2021 Season

2021 Schedule
7-1-3, 3rd in German 2. Bundesliga
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57dESPN

USMNT's Hoppe joins Mallorca from Schalke

LaLiga side Mallorca has aquired United States men's international forward Matthew Hoppe on a permanent transfer from German side Schalke 04.

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58dJeff Carlisle

Source: USMNT's Hoppe in Mallorca's sights

Mallorca is in talks with Schalke 04 to acquire USMNT forward Matthew Hoppe on a permanent transfer, a source confirmed to ESPN.

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153dTom Hamilton and Stephan Uersfeld

Schalke's dramatic decline and remarkable relegation

Schalke's 2020-21 season was a disaster: they employed five coaches, won just three games and were relegated, resulting in fans attacking players.

Bornauw's late winner lifts Cologne to relegation playoff (2:02)
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165dReuters

U.S. star Hoppe dents Frankfurt's UCL hopes

Champions League hopefuls Frankfurt crashed to a 4-3 defeat at relegated Schalke on Saturday with U.S. star Matthew Hoppe scoring the winner.

Matthew Hoppe scores sensational goal for Schalke (1:12)
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Hertha Berlin picks up crucial win over Schalke (1:53)
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Hoffenheim produces stunning comeback vs. Schalke (1:47)
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189dStephan Uersfeld

Schalke fans attack players after relegation

Schalke players were attacked by their own fans when returning from Bielefeld after being relegated from Bundesliga for the first time in 30 years.

Schalke ends 3-game losing streak vs. Augsburg (1:02)
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Huntelaar scores top-class volley in Schalke loss to Leverkusen (0:40)
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Gladbach ends 9-game winless run vs. Schalke (1:59)
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Weghorst nets 16th goal of the season in Wolfsburg win (1:58)
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241dStephan Uersfeld

Schalke in meltdown as entire sporting staff axed

Schalke's problems continued as they sacked their first-team staff to become the first Bundesliga club with five different coaches in a season.

Stuttgart surges past Schalke with 5 goals (2:03)
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Haaland scores stunner in Dortmund's win vs. Schalke (2:10)
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RankingsGerman 2. Bundesliga

Goal Difference9Tied-4th
Goals Scored205th
Assists17Tied-2nd
Goals Conceded113rd