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Heldt defends Keller

24 August 2014 11:19

Schalke general manager Horst Heldt has backed coach Jens Keller to turn things around after beginning the season with two defeats.

After crashing out of the DFB-Pokal with a 2-1 defeat at Dynamo Dresden, Schalke lost by the same scoreline in their Bundesliga curtain-raiser at Hannover on Saturday.

But Heldt has urged against speculation over Keller's future, insisting it is too early to write off the club's season.

"If you lose twice in a row, then it is something you can unfortunately not avoid," he said. "We must stand [together] as Schalke.

"But what is important is what is being discussed internally with us. We do not discuss the coach.

"The good thing about football is that a season is not already decided after the first matchday."

Schalke host champions Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga next weekend.

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Competition
Bundesliga
Date
30 August 2014
Game week
2
Kick-off
18:30
Half-time
0 - 1
Full-time
1 - 1
Venue
VELTINS-Arena (Gelsenkirchen)
Attendance
61973

Goals

0 - 1
10' R. Lewandowski
 (assist by S. Rode)
1 - 1

Lineups

# Player Bookings
1
4 62'
5
3 13'
32
24
18 64'
12 17'
10 45'
7
13
Coach: J. Keller

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
33
15
23
11
20
27
28
# Player Bookings
18
4
34
14
16
23
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