Schalke 04 vs Al-Saad SC

Non-s(ci)ence

Schalke 04 played Al-Saad SC as part of their preparation phase for upcoming Bundesliga and Champions League games.

Schalke 04 vs Al-Saad
Schalke 04 vs Al-Saad

 

The game was played in the Jassim-Bin-Hamd-Stadion in Doha/Qatar and approximately 250 visitors watched it. Schalke took an early 2-0 lead, however faced a draw at half time.

 

Schalke 04 vs Al-Saad kick-off
Schalke 04 vs Al-Saad kick-off

 

Raul the former Schalke player and Spanish national provided one assist for Al-Saad until he was substituted off with 15 minutes to go. Hoewedes scored the last goal of the match in which Schalke had to thank their two keepers twice to leave the field as the winne.

 

Al-Saad stadium outside day
Al-Saad stadium outside day
Al-Saad stadium outside night
Al-Saad stadium outside night

 

Interesting, not only the players had to recover after the game but also the field, which received special UV-light treatment directly after match.

 

UV-light usage at Al-Saad
UV-light usage at Al-Saad

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