Match statistics

SchalkeAthletic

Goals scored2
 
4
Attempts on target6
 
5
Attempts off target6
 
5
Corners5
 
7
Offsides2
 
1
Fouls committed14
 
12
Yellow cards3
 
3
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    What a fantastic game. Athletic did it at Old Trafford and now they have done it a Arena AufSchalke. Despite being 2-1 down with half an hour remaining a devastating display of counterattacking football has seen them take this brilliant encounter 4-2 and they now have a clear advantage in the second leg on 5 April.
  • Goal
    90+3
    Muniain (Athletic) scores!
    Schalke push forward and pay the heaviest price. Markel Susaeta breaks clear down the right and steals into the area. He keeps his cool and rolls back to Muniain who curls into the roof of the net from the edge of the box.
  • 90+2
    Ekiza (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Farfán (Schalke).
  • 90+1
    Fuchs (Schalke) misses the target.
    The full-back opts to shoot rather than play the ball into the area from the free-kick and it is wasted as the low effort goes wide.
  • 90+1
    Fuchs (Schalke) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Ekiza (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Holtby (Schalke).
  • 89
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) makes a save.
  • 89
    Raúl González (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
    The forward thought he had a hat-trick there, but his control and right-foot shot from inside the area is just turned off-target by Gorka Iraizoz.
  • 88
    Huntelaar (Schalke) misses the target.
    And now Schalke are almost level! This game is flying from end to end and this time a ball forward is caught beautifully on the bounce by the Dutchman and his volley from outside the area crashes against the upright.
  • 87
    Schober (Schalke) makes a save.
  • 87
    Ekiza (Athletic) has an effort on goal.
    That should have been four. The sub wriggled his way clear but panicked when through against Mathias Schober and the shot is weak and straight at the goalkeeper.
  • 86
    Llorente (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on K. Papadopoulos (Schalke).
  • 86
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) misses the target.
    Another rapid break from Athletic but the shot is a let down and trickles wide of the post.
  • 86
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    85
    Ekiza (in) - De Marcos (out) (Athletic)
    The goal was the last contribution for De Marcos as the travelling fans give him a rousing reception.
  • Goal
    81
    De Marcos (Athletic) scores!
    Athletic club are ahead! Markel Susaeta's first-time effort from the right could only be parried by goalkeeper Mathias Schober and the ball fell directly into the path of the the 22-year-old who rolls into the empty net.
  • 81
    Farfán (Schalke) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    80
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) is booked.
  • 80
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Farfán (Schalke).
  • 80
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) misses the target.
    The substitute opts to shoot from the free-kick and it wasn't far away. From right of centre the midfielder struck it left footed but it curled just over Mathias Schober's bar.
  • 80
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 79
    Jurado (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Susaeta (Athletic).
  • 78
    Javi Martínez (Athletic) misses the target.
  • 77
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 77
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    76
    Huntelaar (Schalke) is booked.
  • 75
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 75
    Jones (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Llorente (Athletic).
  • Goal
    73
    Llorente (Athletic) scores!
    Athletic are level and it is a great header from the forward at the front post. The corner comes in from the left and he rises between centre-backs Joel Matip and Kyriakos Papadopoulos to flick the ball past a helpless Mathias Schober.
  • 73
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 72
    Jones (Schalke) fouls.
  • Substitution
    70
    Íñigo Pérez (in) - Aurtenetxe (out) (Athletic)
  • 70
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Uchida (Schalke).
  • Yellow Card
    67
    Uchida (Schalke) is shown a yellow card.
  • 67
    Uchida (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Muniain (Athletic).
  • 65
    (Schalke) fouls.
  • 65
    Raúl González (Schalke) misses the target.
    The visitors cannot clear their lines and the ball falls to the forward who attempts an audacious left-foot chip from the left into the far right corner. It floats just wide as Gorka Iraizoz can only watch and the hat-trick will have to wait.
  • 65
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) makes a save.
  • 65
    Fuchs (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
    The Austrian almost sneaks the ball into the corner from 35 metres out as he hits a low, left-footed rocket, but Gorka Iraizoz scrambles to his left to keep it out.
  • 64
    Fuchs (Schalke) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    63
    Amorebieta (Athletic) is shown a yellow card.
  • 63
    Amorebieta (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Farfán (Schalke).
  • 62
    Holtby (Schalke) fouls.
  • 62
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 61
    Jones (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Javi Martínez (Athletic).
  • Goal
    59
    Raúl González (Schalke) scores!
    A fantastic left-footed volley puts the home side ahead. Raúl González tried to slip the ball through to Klaas-Jan Huntelaar but Fernando Amorebieta's intervention sends the ball spinning into the air and the Spaniard smashes the ball past Gorka Iraizoz brilliantly from outside the area.
  • 58
    Jones (Schalke) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 57
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) makes a save.
  • 57
    Farfán (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
    The Peruvian shoots after a period of intense Schalke pressure which the visitors can't clear. Gorka Iraizoz makes the save above his head and his defenders get back to clear.
  • 57
    Huntelaar (Schalke) has a shot blocked.
  • 57
    K. Papadopoulos (Schalke) misses the target.
  • 56
    Jurado (Schalke) takes the free-kick.
  • 56
    Iraola (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jurado (Schalke).
  • Substitution
    55
    Jurado (in) - Draxler (out) (Schalke)
    The Spaniard comes on to face his fellow countrymen, and that substitution on 56 minutes means Schalke have used all their replacements.
  • Substitution
    55
    Holtby (in) - Höger (out) (Schalke)
  • 54
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    53
    Höger (Schalke) is shown a yellow card.
    Iker Muniain was making excellent ground forward and the Schalke man put his body in the way to prevent his progress.
  • 53
    Höger (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Muniain (Athletic).
  • 52
    Huntelaar (Schalke) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 49
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 49
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 48
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 48
    Höger (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Iturraspe (Athletic).
  • Substitution
    46
    Ibai Gómez (in) - Ander Herrera (out) (Athletic)
  • Substitution
    46
    Schober (in) - Hildebrand (out) (Schalke)
    The 35-year-old substitute is making his first appearance for Schalke since March 2009. It is three years since he last saw action but he will need to be on form this evening as Athletic come at him.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    It is advantage Athletic at half-time in this first leg, thanks to a vital away goal scored but Fernando Llorente. The lead didn't last long as Raúl González equalised moments later, but it is a brilliant game so far and the second half can't start soon enough for fans watching.
  • 45+1
    Draxler (Schalke) has a shot blocked.
  • 42
    K. Papadopoulos (Schalke) misses the target.
    The ball is swung in by Jefferson Farfán from the right and the Greek defender rises above the defence but his header from the penalty spot goes just over.
  • 42
    Farfán (Schalke) takes the free-kick.
  • 41
    Ander Herrera (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Raúl González (Schalke).
  • 37
    Huntelaar (Schalke) fouls.
  • 36
    Huntelaar (Schalke) has a shot blocked.
    Markel Susaeta saves Athletic as a corner falls to the Dutch forward who controls and shoots in an instant. The ball is heading for the corner but the winger sticks to his defensive duties well and clears with Gorka Iraizoz beaten.
  • 36
    Fuchs (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • 35
    Fuchs (Schalke) takes the free-kick.
  • 34
    Javi Martínez (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Huntelaar (Schalke).
  • 32
    Susaeta (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 32
    Llorente (Athletic) misses the target.
    The forward is after a second and almost gets it as slick build-up play allows Markel Susaeta to slip in Llorente who brushes off Joel Matip but the shot deflects wide.
  • 29
    Fuchs (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Susaeta (Athletic).
  • 26
    Fuchs (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • 25
    Aurtenetxe (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Farfán (Schalke).
  • 24
    Farfán (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • 24
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) makes a save.
  • 24
    Farfán (Schalke) has an effort on goal.
    The home side almost go into the lead as the Peruvian storms forward down the right and fires towards Gorka Iraizoz's near post. It is heading in but the keeper gets down quickly to palm the ball behind for a corner.
  • Goal
    22
    Raúl González (Schalke) scores!
    The lead lasts under two minutes. Atsuto Uchida gets forward from right-back and fires in a low cross, allowing the former Real Madrid CF man to sneak between Fernando Amorebieta and Ander Iturraspe and finish at the front post.
  • Goal
    21
    Llorente (Athletic) scores!
    Athletic have a vital away goal. Óscar de Marcos crosses from the right and Markel Susaeta's first-time shot is spilled by Timo Hildebrand into the path of the 27-year-old who scores at the second attempt.
  • 19
    Farfán (Schalke) delivers the corner.
    Fernando Llorente has cleared two corners already at the front post for Athletic. The tall forward is proving his defensive worth at the moment.
  • 18
    Farfán (Schalke) delivers the corner.
  • 15
    Farfán (Schalke) has a shot blocked.
  • 13
    Huntelaar (Schalke) misses the target.
    A great opening for the Dutchman after Julian Draxler's through ball down the left channel. The forward's first-time shot with his left-foot slides just wide of the far right-post, but Huntelaar is looking lively early on.
  • 13
    Llorente (Athletic) misses the target.
    The first opening of the night falls for the Spanish international. With his back to goal he swings a volley over the bar as the ball was crossed from the right.
  • 11
    Höger (Schalke) fouls.
  • 9
    Farfán (Schalke) takes the free-kick.
    The ball is swung from the right into the box where Kyriakos Papadopoulos attempts to get his head on the ball. He is just put under enough pressure to put him off and his header cannot be turned on target.
  • Yellow Card
    8
    A. Iturraspe (Athletic) is booked.
    The United States international Jermaine Jones bursts through the centre and his run is blocked off by the midfielder. That booking means he will miss the second leg.
  • 8
    A. Iturraspe (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jones (Schalke).
  • 6
    Huntelaar (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on A. Iturraspe (Athletic).
  • 5
    Fuchs (Schalke) takes the free-kick.
  • 5
    Amorebieta (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Farfán (Schalke).
    The Peruvian is set free on the right and he is too quick for the defender who can do nothing but bring him down.
  • 2
    Uchida (Schalke) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Muniain (Athletic).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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