Schalke`s Champions League hopes gone says Roberto Di Matteo
Schalke`s Champions League hopes gone says Roberto Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo admits Schalke`s Champions League aspirations are all but gone for next season after their goalless draw at home to strugglers Freiburg on Saturday.

Roberto Di Matteo left wondering how four-goal Schalke are out
Roberto Di Matteo left wondering how four-goal Schalke are out

Schalke 04 coach Roberto Di Matteo was finding it hard to take in how his team managed to score four goals at Real Madrid on Tuesday but still failed to get past the holders into the Champions League quarter-finals.

Schalke wait on injured quartet for Real Madrid clash
Schalke wait on injured quartet for Real Madrid clash

MADRID (Reuters) - Schalke 04 have injury concerns over four players, including Benedikt Hoewedes and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, for Tuesday`s Champions League game at Real Madrid.

First goal key to Schalke miracle: Roberto di Matteo
First goal key to Schalke miracle: Roberto di Matteo

Schalke coach Roberto di Matteo believes his side must score first at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday if they are to have any chance of overturning a 2-0 first leg deficit against Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.

Bundesliga: Dortmund`s dynamic duo happy to slay Schalke
Bundesliga: Dortmund`s dynamic duo happy to slay Schalke

Dynamic goal-scoring duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marco Reus celebrated Borussia Dortmund`s 3-0 win over Schalke 04 in `Batman` style to continue their side`s rise up the table.

Real match-winner Cristiano Ronaldo is back, says Carlo Ancelotti
Real match-winner Cristiano Ronaldo is back, says Carlo Ancelotti

Cristiano Ronaldo was all smiles when he left the pitch following Real Madrid`s 2-0 Champions League round of 16 first leg win at Schalke 04 on Wednesday, safe in the knowledge that his goal-scoring form was back.

UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid equal record, Porto hold Basel
UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid equal record, Porto hold Basel

Cristiano Ronaldo ended a rare three game goalscoring drought with the first goal in Real Madrid`s record equalling 10th straight Champions League win on Wednesday beating Schalke 04 2-0 in Germany.

Real Madrid won`t thrash Schalke again, vows Roberto Di Matteo
Real Madrid won`t thrash Schalke again, vows Roberto Di Matteo

Schalke manager Roberto Di Matteo is confident his side can avoid another thrashing at the hands of Real Madrid in their Champions League last 16 clash on Wednesday.

Schalke heavily fined for lighter incident
Schalke heavily fined for lighter incident

 Schalke have been fined 60,000 euros ($69,636) for failing to provide sufficient security after their assistant coach Sven Huebscher was pole-axed by a lighter thrown by one of the own fans.

Schalke win delights Di Matteo after Chelsea debacle
Schalke win delights Di Matteo after Chelsea debacle

Roberto di Matteo was delighted as his Schalke 04 bounced back from their midweek Champions League debacle against his former club Chelsea with a 4-1 thumping of Mainz on Saturday.

Jose Mourinho delight as five-goal Chelsea match awayday best
Jose Mourinho delight as five-goal Chelsea match awayday best

Coach Jose Mourinho saluted his "very good" Chelsea side after they produced a 5-0 demolition job at Schalke 04 on Tuesday to equal their best away victory in the Champions League.

Chelsea`s Jose Mourinho balks at Roberto Di Matteo question
Chelsea`s Jose Mourinho balks at Roberto Di Matteo question

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has point-blank refused to talk about Schalke coach Robert di Matteo, the only Blues coach to win the Champions League title, ahead of Tuesday`s group match.

No place for revenge as Roberto Di Matteo faces Chelsea
No place for revenge as Roberto Di Matteo faces Chelsea

Roberto di Matteo insists there will be no place for revenge or sentimentality when Schalke 04 host his former club Chelsea in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Champions League: Jose Mourinho faces ex-Blues boss Roberto Di Matteo
Champions League: Jose Mourinho faces ex-Blues boss Roberto Di Matteo

Jose Mourinho comes up against the only coach to have steered Chelsea to the Champions League title when the Blues travel to Roberto Di Matteo`s Schalke 04 on Tuesday.

Roberto Di Matteo`s Schalke hunt Wolves in Chelsea warm-up
Roberto Di Matteo`s Schalke hunt Wolves in Chelsea warm-up

Roberto di Matteo`s Schalke hope to end Wolfsburg`s eight-match winning streak in the Bundesliga on Saturday in their final warm-up before hosting his former club Chelsea in the Champions League.

Roberto Di Matteo delight as Klaas-Jan​ Huntelaar earns Schalke victory
Roberto Di Matteo delight as Klaas-Jan​ Huntelaar earns Schalke victory

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar converted Schalke 04`s only real chance of the game as his lacklustre side scraped past Augsburg 1-0 on Friday to climb to seventh in the Bundesliga, seven points behind leaders Bayern Munich. 

Borussia Dortmund slip further after fourth defeat
Borussia Dortmund slip further after fourth defeat

Borussia Dortmund`s horror run of Bundesliga results continued on Saturday as they lost 1-0 at home to Hanover 96 to drop to 15th after a fourth straight defeat.

Three things we learnt from Tuesday's action in the UEFA Champions League
Three things we learnt from Tuesday's action in the UEFA Champions League

After a night of high scoring affairs saw a record-breaking 40 goals being netted, match-day three of the 2014-15 Champions League showcased some highly entertaining games that once again lit the atmosphere on European soil.

Late penalty gifts Schalke win over 10-man Sporting
Late penalty gifts Schalke win over 10-man Sporting

Roberto di Matteo`s Schalke 04 enjoyed a dramatic 4-3 win over 10-man Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday after a dubious penalty in time added on settled their Champions League clash.

Roberto Di Matteo unimpressed by Schalke`s late win
Roberto Di Matteo unimpressed by Schalke`s late win

Roberto di Matteo admitted Schalke 04 rode their luck as their dramatic 4-3 Champions League win over 10-man Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday was settled by a dubious penalty.