FC Schalke 04 have scored a prestigious victory over local rivals Borussia Dortmund in the A-Junior Bundesliga West. The team of coach Norbert Elgert defeated BVB in the derby 4-0.
In front of a good 1000 spectators at the Dortmund training ground Malick Thiaw brought the miners early on the track. The 18-year-old defensive player headed his team in the early stages after a free kick in front (7). Even before the break, he laced again after a standard situation the double (30).
After the break, the Schalke managed their calming lead. The furious offensive of Borussia at Storm Jewel Youssoufa Moukoko found no means to overcome the defenses of the Royal Blues.
In the final phase of the FC Schalke drove the result then in the air. First, Can Bozdogan scored a free-kick into the corner (87 '). In injury time, substitute ex-Borussia veteran Stanislav Fehl ended the tally in the Revierderby (90').
Despite the victory, the Gelsenkirchen ranks further behind the competitor from Dortmund. With a total of 14 points, the A-youth champion from 2015 moved up to fifth place but up to one point to the fourth-placed team of Michael Skibbe.
Both teams should therefore continue to hope for participation in the nationwide finals for the championship. In the spring, the four best teams in the Republic play in a knockout round for the title. From the West Season qualify the two best teams for this tournament.
Currently, 1. FC Köln leads the league (20 points). Behind them are Fortuna Dusseldorf (19) and Borussia Moenchengladbach (17).