Question: what’s black and yellow and blue all over? Answer: the Revierderby, the Bundesliga’s biggest rivalry and one of the world’s most eagerly anticipated match-ups. On 16 May, the Ruhr district will be ready to rock as Borussia Dortmund host Schalke with bragging rights and more on the line.
This biannual fixture is almost a season in and of itself, with BVB captain Marco Reus declaring: “There are two games a year for us which are particularly important: those against Schalke.”
If that does not set the scene for you, here are 10 things about the mother of all derbies. Continue reading…