FC Schalke 04 – FC St. Pauli 3: 2: S04 advances to the Bundesliga

After an active performance, the big promotion party began: 382 days after the relegation, Schalke returned to the Bundesliga. Second Division leaders FC St. Pauli are defeated 3:2 (0:2) after a 0:2 delay and cannot be ejected from one of the top two places on the last day of the match.

At 10:26 pm, all the dams in Schalke were stormed: fans stormed the field after their return to the Bundesliga, top scorer Simon Tyrode howled like a fox and coach Mike Buskins hugged his players. “The S04 is back,” fans enthusiastically chanted. It was the start of a long night of partying in Gelsenkirchen.

“The feeling is incredible. It was our dream. We had to fight for it, you didn’t get it for free,” Buskins said. sky: “Big compliment to the team. It’s unbelievable. I told the boys during the break: This was the best first half we played. We’ll still be talking about this evening in a decade or two with this drama.”

“It’s been an incredible journey, we’ve developed an exciting spirit,” stressed Buskins, who was promoted from assistant to head coach at the beginning of March, after the seventh game in eight games under his supervision. When he took charge of suspended Demetrius Gramuzis, Schalke 04 were six points behind the relegation place. “I think very few people thought we could still do it, it’s been an intense journey, and the journey has been difficult,” he said.

Schalke 04 upgraded: ‘Everyone deserves it’

S04 Sports Director Reuven Schroeder agreed Sports 1: “I feel shocked. What happened today is unbelievable. Big compliments to everyone at the club who believed in him and supported the team. Everyone deserves that feeling. We are all so happy. From 0:2 to 3:2 – that’s exactly what we need. All the boys believed. Its. Schalke 04 is back alive again.”

Gerald Asamoah, Head of Licensing, was also over the moon: “What the guys have done to us is just sickness. We’re 2-0 down, but this team is great. The fans pushed us forward, and the mood was so great.”

To return to the German House of Lords after 382 days, an energy performance was essential. Second Division leaders FC St. Pauli are defeated 3:2 (0:2) after a 0:2 delay and cannot be ejected from one of the top two places on the last day of the match.

Top scorer Tyrodi with his season’s goals 28 and 29 (47, penalty kick/71) and Joker Rodrigo Zalazar (78) brought the Royal Blues back into the Bundesliga for the fourth time after 1982, 1984 and 1991 in front of 62,271 spectators. The Veltins Arena was sold – for the third time after a league season just one. On April 20, 2021, the Royal Blues achieved their fourth relegation with a 0-1 draw at Armenia Bielefeld Stadium.

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