Schalke averted the threat of a negative record and peeled off the bottom of the table
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Soccer players Schalke 04 Gelsenkirchen finished a series of 30 league matches without a victory. In Saturday's meeting of the 15th round of the Bundesliga, they defeated Hoffenheim at home 4:0. They enjoy a full point gain almost a year after they won the Mönchengladbach on January 17, 2020 (2:0).
Thanks to the victory, the Schalke players averted the threat of leveling the negative record of Tasmania Belín, who did not win 31 times in a row in the 1965/1966 season. The triumph was most significantly signed by 19-year-old Matthew Hoppe, who achieved a hat-trick. Schalke detached from the bottom of the table and figured with seven points on the 17th place. Mainz dropped to last place after losing to Frankfurt 0:2.
Freiburg stretched the winning streak for five matches, when they defeated Cologne smoothly 5:0 at home. The Slovak national team member Ondrej Duda played the first half in the guests' jersey.
Bayer Leverkusen did not score fully for the third time in a row, on Saturday he only drew on his soil with Bremen 1: 1. Patrik Schick saved the draw at the end of the duel. The match Union Berlin - Wolfsburg 2:2 also ended in a draw.