|Schalke:||Ralf Fahrmann, William, Shkodran Mustafi, Matija Nastasic, Sead Kolasinac, Alessandro Schopf (Benito Raman, min.59), Benjamin Stambouli, Mark Uth (Nassim Boujellab, min.39), Omar Mascarell (Malick Thiaw, min.59), Amine Harit and Matthew Hoppe (Suat Serdar, min.79)|
|RB Leipzig:||Peter Gulacsi, Nordi Mukiele, Willi Orban, Dayot Upamecano, Tyler Adams (Lukas Klostermann, min.67), Kevin Kampl, Dani Olmo, Marcel Sabitzer (Amadou Haidara, min.83), Angelino (Marcel Halstenberg, min.88), Alexander Sorloth (Yussuf Poulsen, min.67) and Christopher Nkunku (Hee-chan Hwang, min.83)|
|Goals:||Nordi Mukiele (0-1, min. 45), Marcel Sabitzer (0-2, min. 73) and Willi Orban (0-3, min. 87)|
Schalke on Saturday lost to Leipzig on a home defeat at The Veltins-Arena. Schalke wanted to continue adding points after a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen. RB Leipzig were able to continue their winning streak after a 1-0 win against Bayer Leverkusen in their last match. After today’s result, Schalke are in 18th place, with 8 points from 20 matches, while RB Leipzig sit in 2nd, with 41 points from 20.
RB Leipzig started the game well, with Nordi Mukiele opening the rout just before half-time, to take a 1-0 lead into half time.
RB Leipzig continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, with a goal from Marcel Sabitzer in minute 73. Later, RB Leipzig took the lead with a goal form a goal from Willi Orban in the 87th minute just before the final whistle to hand victory to the visitors.
For Schalke, Nassim Boujellab, Benito Raman, Malick Thiaw and Suat Serdar came on for Tyler Adams, Alexander Sorloth, Marcel Sabitzer, Christopher Nkunku and Angelino, while Leipzig brought on Lukas Klostermann, Yussuf Poulsen, Amadou Haidara, Hee-chan Hwang and Marcel Halstenberg to replace Tyler Adams, Alexander Sorloth, Marcel Sabitzer, Christopher Nkunku and Angelino.
There were bookings for Omar Mascarell and Sead Kolasinac from Schalke and Marcel Sabitzer for Leipzig.