FC Schalke 04 | Kenan Karaman: “Not easy to deal with”

Thanks to the extremely important 1-0 home win in the six-point game against Eintracht Braunschweig, FC Schalke 04 gained some breathing room in the relegation battle of the 2nd Bundesliga on Saturday. The celebrated match winner was Kenan Karaman, who stormed as second leader alongside Simon Terodde.

The 29-year-old himself then emphasized to the “kicker” how much of a relief it was for him personally and the entire S04 team after the seventh win of the season in the 20th game.

“There was an enormous amount at stake against Eintracht. Compliments to the team for how they handled it. They have proven that they can handle pressure, and we have to continue to show that in the next few weeks,” said Karaman, who is now with us With six goals and six direct preparations for a goal, he is FC Schalke 04’s most dangerous offensive player.

Thanks to the narrow but deserved home win against Braunschweiger Eintracht, the Royal Blues increased their small cushion in the relegation zone to three points and can now take a breather before the difficult away game at Holstein Kiel next Sunday (from 1:30 p.m.).

Karaman praises calm at FC Schalke 04

S04 attacker Karaman now knows exactly what will be required in terms of football in the coming weeks: “We saw it against Braunschweig: We simply need self-confidence in order to be able to act more courageously. We have quality, we simply have to show consistently.”

Looking back on the Braunschweig game, the Stuttgart native also praised the necessary calm that he and his teammates showed: “I found that very strong. We rarely became hectic in our actions and let the opponent run.”

However, Karaman believes that a certain degree of uncertainty, which was repeatedly observed in Gelsenkirchen’s build-up game, is normal: “It’s not easy to deal with the situations we’re currently in. Of course, you can see that in one action or another just.”