In 2008 Ralf Fährmann made his debut at Schalke. Recently he became the number one goalkeeper after turning things around. His secret is mental strength that helped him rebound into reputable force between the post.
After a pre-season full of questions, the Royal Blues started their league campaign with an impressive win over Leipzig. DW's Felix Tamsut reports from Gelsenkirchen.
BVB were in Wolfsburg, Julian Nagelsmann's Hoffenheim hosted Werder Bremen and Schalke played RB Leipzig in the late game. Re-live the action from Bundesliga Matchday 1.
Schalke may have got past fourth-tier Dynamo Berlin to reach the second round of the German Cup. But the fate of Christian Heidel hinges largely on how well his second hiring as coach, Domenico Tedesco, does this season.
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