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94'
FULL TIME. Schalke 1-1 Bayern Munich.
90'+2
Bayern throwing everything at Schalke in search of a late winner.
90'
There will be four added minutes here...
88'
Schalke win a corner but Sam puts it straight into the arms of Neuer. Not what Schalke needed.
86'
The home fans sense their side could take all three points here. Bayern are on the ropes.
83'
Schalke are having to readjust their defence as this game enters the final ten minutes, and Bayern are looking to capitalise. It's all Bayern at the moment.
FC Schalke 04 Substitution
80'
 
Schalke sub: Fuchs on, Santana off. Santana's injury means he is unable to continue.
78'
The injuries are mounting up for Schalke. Santana takes a hit and has stayed down.
76'
Guardiola in deep conversation with his staff in the dugout. None of the Bayern staff look happy down there.
FC Schalke 04 Substitution
74'
Lahm digs out a deep cross fro the right but neither Shaqiri or Lewandowski can get a shot away as Schalke scramble it clear.
72'
We're back underway after a lengthy delay following an injury to Ayhan.
68'
At the other end, Alonso fires over as Bayern look to re-establish their lead.
FC Bayern München Substitution
66'
Neuer being kept very busy at the moment, with Choupo-Moting firing one straight at the Germany keeper.
FC Schalke 04 Yellow card

Schalke 04

FC Bayern

64'
As the ball was cleared off the line it was charged down by Howedes and the ball struck a combination of his body and arm. It's difficult to say for sure and the referee has given Schalke the benefit of the doubt.
62'
 
GOAL! Howedes makes it 1-1 but the goal is surrounded by controversy, with Neuer leading the protests that Howedes handballed it into the net. The goal is given and it's 1-1!
FC Schalke 04 Goal

Bottom Right

60'
The free kick is taken by Bernat, but cleared away. However, Schalke are under the cosh here and Bayern are looking strong again.
FC Bayern München Substitution
58'
 
Bayern sub: Dante on, Boateng off.
FC Bayern München Substitution
56'
Bernat is straight into the action, winning a free kick for Bayern near the corner flag.
55'
 
Bayern sub: Bernat on, Gotze off. Pep must have heard me.
53'
Pep Guardiola may have to make a change here. The chances created by Schalke in the last few minutes show that Bayern are getting tired.
50'
Draxler heads an effort at goal that Neuer keeps out. Schalke getting closer to forcing through an equaliser.
48'
Bayern looking to kill Schalke off early in the second half, but the early corner they force is wasted as Shaqiri swings it straight into Fahrmann's arms.
46'
SECOND HALF. Schalke get us back underway.
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45'
HALF TIME. Schalke 0-1 Bayern Munich. Bayern by far the better side, but Schalke are growing into the contest and have shown enough to worry Guardiola's side. Interesting second half to come.
FC Schalke 04 Yellow card

Schalke 04

FC Bayern

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42'
Oooh Neuer is lucky! The Bayern keeper runs 45 yards out and passes it straight to Ayhan, whose effort from the halfway line is no Beckham. Or Alonso, for that matter. Well wide and Neuer can count himself lucky.
40'
 
Schalke sub: Neustadter ON, Kirchhoff OFF. Indeed that hamstring injury is enough to force Kirchhoff off.
FC Schalke 04 Substitution
38'
 
Rode is booked for a clumsy challenge on the edge of the Bayern box. Didn't warrant a yellow, but the referee is rather card-happy today.
FC Bayern München Yellow card

Schalke 04

FC Bayern

36'
Kirchoff has limped off holding his hamstring. Not a good sign, although it looks like he's ok to continue.
34'
Schalke have steadied the ship in the last few minutes with some robust challenges in midfield that have interrupted Bayern's flow. They'll need to do more of that to stand a chance today.
32'
Tempers flaring as the referee awards Bayern a free kick when the Schalke players feel they should have had a free kick moments earlier. Pep is on his feet too.
30'
STAT. Alonso has completed 31 of his 34 passes so far.
28'
Rode catches Hoger late and, despite the calls for a yellow from the home fans, only a free-kick is awarded.
26'
Sam puts one wide from outside the area, with Neuer only mildly concerned.
23'
Lewandowski smacked the ball into the face of Schalke keeper Ralf Fahrmann, and he is receiving some treatment. Took quite a hit there.
21'
Alaba causing real problems for Schalke. He bursts into space on the left and switches play to Shaqiri, whose pass is blocked. The ball is worked back to Alaba, who crosses for Lewandowski, but the flag is up.
19'
Choupo-Moting is sent through on goal but he seems suprised that he's flagged offside. He shouldn't be, he was well off.
17'
 
Schalke's Kirchoff picks up a yellow for unsporting behaviour.
FC Schalke 04 Yellow card

Schalke 04

FC Bayern

16'
Infact, Alonso takes it and delivers a beautifully weighted chip over the Schalke wall but Rode is unable to bring it down. Rode had Muller in support.
14'
There hasn't been much for Alonso to do on his Bayern debut in defence so far, but he strides forward and offers Shaqiri the ball and the Swiss is fouled some 30 yards from the Schalke goal.
FC Schalke 04 Yellow card

Schalke 04

FC Bayern

12'
Half of this Bayern team were busy winning the World Cup a few weeks ago, but you wouldn't think it given how sharp they all are. Very impressive by the German champions so far.
10'
 
GOAL! Bayern lead through Lewandowski! The Poland striker slides the ball in from close range after Muller proded it square to Rode, who did well to find Lewandowski. 1-0 inside 10 minutes.
FC Bayern München Goal

Right Footed - Bottom Right

8'
Bayern are looking really hungry today. Schalke unable to keep the ball for more than a couple of passes before the Bayern midfield close them down.
6'
The Schalke fans think Draxler is clean through for a second but the flag was up. Close, but it was the right call.
4'
Bayern have already crafted a couple of clear openings. Fahrmann with a superb save from Muller, then another moments later from Lewandowski.
2'
Bayern, in their red and white away strip, have started the stronger here. A purposeful run down the left by Alaba ends with an overhit cross by the Austrian international, but Bayern making the early moves.
1'
KICK OFF. We're underway.
17.20
SCHALKE: Fahrmann, Ayhan, Santana, Matip, Howedes, Hoger, Kirchhoff, Sam, Meyer, Draxler, Choupo-Moting /// BAYERN: Neuer, Boateng, Alonso, Badstuber, Lahm, Rode, Shaqiri, Alaba, Gotze, Muller, Lewandowski.
17.10
BREAKING Xabi Alonso handed a start for Bayern Munich. Full line-ups to follow in a moment...
17:00
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of Bayern Munich against Schalke with Xabi Alonso set to make his debut for the Bavarians.

Starting Line-ups

FC Schalke 04
FC Bayern München
    • 1
      Fährmann
    • 4
      C
      Höwedes
    • 32
      Matip
    • Santana
    • 24
      Ayhan
    • Kirchhoff
    • 12
      Höger
    • 10
      Draxler
    • 7
      Meyer
    • 18
      Sam
    • 13
      Choupo-Moting
Team Manager:  André Breitenreiter
    • 25
      Müller
    • 9
      Lewandowski
    • Shaqiri
    • 19
      Götze
    • 20
      Rode
    • 14
      Alonso
    • 21
      C
      Lahm
    • 17
      Boateng
    • 28
      Badstuber
    • 27
      Alaba
    • 1
      Neuer
Team Manager:  Josep Guardiola
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
R. FährmannDFP
0 3 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
B. HöwedesDFP
1 0 1 2 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 90
J. MatipDFP
0 0 0 3 6 0 3 1 0 0 0 90
F. SantanaDFP
0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 81
K. AyhanDFP
0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 76
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
S. SamDFP
0 0 1 28 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 90
M. MeyerDFP
0 0 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
J. DraxlerDFP
0 0 1 31 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 90
M. HögerDFP
0 0 0 28 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 90
J. KirchhoffDFP
0 0 0 28 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 40
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
E. Choupo-MotingDFP
0 0 2 29 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
M. NeuerDFP
0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
P. LahmDFP
0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 90
D. AlabaDFP
0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 90
H. BadstuberDFP
0 0 1 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
J. BoatengDFP
0 0 0 3 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 60
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
S. RodeDFP
0 1 0 58 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 90
X. ShaqiriDFP
0 0 2 43 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 90
X. AlonsoDFP
0 0 0 75 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 68
M. GötzeDFP
0 0 0 24 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 57
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
R. LewandowskiDFP
1 0 3 25 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
T. MüllerDFP
0 0 1 43 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 90
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