Here’s everything you need to know to live stream Schalke vs. Werder on Saturday
FC Schalke 04 vs. Werder Bremen
- When: 9:30am ET, Saturday, May 30
- Where: Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
- Broadcast: FS1 and TUDN
- Streaming: Fubo, Hulu with Live TV, Sling, AT&T TV Now, Vidgo, and YouTube TV
Schalke vs. Werder: Preview
Saturday’s match between Schalke and Werder is unlikely to matter much in terms of league standings. Schalke is in 9th, nearly 20 points back of 4th and a Champions League spot. Werder, meanwhile, is 5 points from 16th. (In the Bundesliga, 16th place provides the dubious honor of playing the third-best second-division team to stay in the Bundesliga come fall.
But the game does have something going for it: It pits two United States national team players against one another. Weston McKennie, just 21, has already been part of Schalke’s first team for three years, and has played fairly consistently throughout that time. His goal in last year’s Gold Cup quarterfinals secured a 1-0 win for the USMNT against Curaçao. He’s also scored the fasted hat-trick in USMNT history: three goals in thirteen minutes in a CONCACAF Nations League game against Cuba.
While McKennie has scored only two goals for Schalke this season, one occurred just a few days ago in a midweek match against Fortuna Dusseldorf. The header was gorgeous, but Schalke still managed to lose to relegation-threatened Dusseldorf. In fact, Schalke hasn’t won a game since January 17.
Werder, meanwhile, also hadn’t won since that round—until last week, that is, when it surprised Freiburg with a 1-0 victory. Interestingly, in both these wins, Werder earned a red card. Perhaps that is key to beating Schalke.
USMNT player Josh Sargent, at just 20 years old, has featured for Werder’s senior team since turning 18. He’s getting a lot more playing time in his sophomore season, although it is split between starting and subbing. The attacker’s only scored three this season, but look for that to change as he gets more time, or perhaps if he moves to a different club—after all, Werder has scored just 29 in total.
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Schalke vs. Werder live stream: How to watch Bundesliga matches online
This match will be shown on FS1 and TUDN.
FuboTV was created with soccer fans in mind; there’s even original content catering to that dedicated group. Whether you’re an MLS or Bundesliga fan checking out the action on FS1 and FS2, a Liga MX or El Tri fan tuning into TUDN, a La Liga fan tuning into BeIN Sports, or a Premier League fan rising early with NBCSN, Fubo delivers the beautiful game.
If you’re looking primarily for Spanish-language coverage from TUDN, TyC, and GolTV, as well as both the English and Spanish-language versions of BeIN Sports, you might consider Fubo Español. It provides access to La Liga, Concacaf Champions League, Copa Libertadores, and more.
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Sling TV is a great destination for soccer fans. It has two cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, which each cost $30 per month. Getting Sling Orange + Blue saves money and it provides the most access to sports. Sling Blue provides FS1 for MLS and Bundesliga matches, NBCSN for Premier League matches, and NFL Network for fans of the other kind of football. Sling Orange has ESPN and ESPN2 for MLS, USMNT, and USWNT fans, as well as those who want to catch international matchups. The World Sports package includes BeIN Sports and La Liga action for $10 a month. Completists will want FS2 through the Sling Blue Sports Extra package for just $10 a month. Here’s the complete guide to Sling TV channels.
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Vidgo makes the suite of ESPN and Fox sports channels available at even its base English-language tier, and it also throws in ESPN Deportes and Fox Deportes to nod to its roots as a Spanish-language streaming service. If you prefer to stream en Español, its packages include TyC Sports to follow the South American soccer landscape.
AT&T TV Now starts with access to 45+ channels, including local channels and even free HBO in the Plus and Max channel suites. With multiple packages to choose from, you can find a solution for all your soccer channels. Whether it’s ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, FS2, NBCSN, or TUDN, AT&T TV Now can get you there.
YouTube TV is a great option for soccer fans, with NBCSN, four ESPN channels, the Fox sports suite of channels (including Fox Soccer Plus as as add-on), and even specific channels for MLS teams LAFC and Orlando City SC if you’re in those markets. There’s also NBA TV and a number of college sports networks to whet your sports appetite if soccer’s not on. One subscription can add up to six accounts, and each account comes with unlimited cloud DVR.
Bundesliga Table (following Oct. 4 matches)
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Schalke vs. Werder: Summary of last matches, odds, upcoming fixtures
Previously, on Bundesliga …
Bundesliga couldn’t catch a break this week—literally. The midweek slate of games threw up some interesting surprises that would well end up being decisive in the final week. Schalke is still struggling mightily, and the 2-1 loss to Fortuna Dusseldorf, a side battling against relegation, extends Die Knappen‘s winless run to ten matches. It looked as though Schalke might actually pull off a win when McKennie sent in a gorgeous diving header. But ten minutes later, Rouwen Hennings equalized for Dusseldorf, followed just five minutes later by Kenan Karaman. It was Fortuna that walked away with the 2-1 win and the three points they desperately needed.
Werder‘s game was also something of a surprise. The squad faced off against Gladbach, a team that’s done well to cement itself in the Champions League spots. Perhaps confident after the 1-0 victory over Freiburg last week, Werder did very well to hold off the Foals on Tuesday. In fact, it did more than just hold them off. Werder had more shots, more shots on target, and more possession than Gladbach. Die Grün-Weißen just might be the ones who emerge victorious.
According to the DraftKings Sportsbook oddsmakers (as of May 29), Schalke is a slight favorite to win.
- Schalke, +148 (wager $100 to win $148)
- Werder, +180 (wager $100 to win $180)
- Draw, +230
FC Schalke 04: Next Match
at Union Berlin, Sunday, June 7, 9:30am ET (FS1)
Werder Bremen: Next Match
vs. Eintracht Frankfurt, Wednesday, June 3, 2:30pm ET (FS2, Fox Deportes)
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