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Schalke relegated from the Bundesliga after Bielefeld defeat

By Rune Gjerulff

Schalke 04 have been relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time since 1988.

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Schalke 04's inevitable relegation from the Bundesliga was confirmed as they fell to 1-0 defeat at the hands of Arminia Bielefeld on Tuesday.


Fabian Klos scored the winner in the 50th minute and missed a penalty as Bielefeld stunned Dimitrios Grammozis' troops, who were reduced to 10 men when Malick Thiaw was shown his second yellow card with 71 minutes played.

Tuesday's defeat leaves bottom-placed Schalke 13 points behind the relegation play-off spot with just 12 games left to play for this season.

Bielefeld, meanwhile, jump to 14th, having played two games more than Mainz and Hertha BSC, who sit 15th and 16th, respectively.


Bielefeld
(4-3-3)
1S. Ortega Moreno
27C. Brunner ↪69
2A. Pieper
4J. Nilsson
23A. Lucoqui
11M. Okugawa ↪85
19M. Prietl
31A. Maier
8R. Doan ↪85
9F. Klos (C) X ↪89
21A. Voglsammer ↪69
Bench
34O. Linnér
36S. Schipplock ↩89
6M. van der Hoorn ↩85
15N. De Medina ↩69
7C. Gebauer ↩85
16F. Kunze
17C. Soukou ↩69
28M. Vlap
30M. Hartel
Schalke 04
(3-4-1-2)
1R. Fährmann
30S. Mustafi
17B. Stambouli
33M. Thiaw
38M. Aydin
8S. Serdar
6O. Mascarell
20S. Kolašinac (C)
25A. Harit ↪78
21K. Huntelaar
18G. Paciência ↪53
Bench
23F. Rønnow
7M. Uth ↩53
43M. Hoppe
24B. Oczipka
26S. Sané ↩78
31T. Becker
49V. Pavlídis
40C. Bozdogan
42K. Çalhanoğlu

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