Their rivalry has always been notable, with a significant amount of entertainment in the match

The Derby between Dortmund and Schalke is widely recognized as “the mother of all derbies” because both cities are located nearby and are centers of coal and steel production in Germany, and what adds more ferocity to their rivalry is the fans who divide them during derby matches.

There have always been great matches between Germany’s two giants. The Derby grew popular in 1925 when Schalke defeated Dortmund 4-2 in the 1924-25 season, giving the Derby more prominence and renaming it the Revierderby.

Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke: Head-to-Head

The Derby was dominated by Schalke until the 1990s, when they were an impregnable force for 18 years. However, the era quickly came to an end, and Dortmund began their epoch with legendary Ernst Kuzorra, who bought the tiki-taka style of play, which transformed the dynamic of Dortmund’s play and so far, they have now squared off 98 times, with Dortmund having the supremacy in Revierderby.

DFB Pokal

Matches: 6
Borussia Dortmund: 2
Schalke: 3
Draws: 1

DFL-Super cup 

Matches: 1
Borussia Dortmund: 0
Schalke: 0
Draws: 1


Matches: 99
Borussia Dortmund: 37
Schalke: 32
Draws: 30

Overall record

Matches: 106
Borussia Dortmund: 39
Schalke: 35
Draws: 32

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**The article was last updated on September 17, 2022.