A large group of furious supporters pelted the team bus with eggs and confronted players on their return to Gelsenkirchen early Wednesday after defeat at Bielefeld saw Schalke relegated after 30 years in Germany's top flight.
Bayern Munich struggled in the match played under heavy snowfall and Bielefeld would have left the German football league's relegation zone with a win but had a fourth goal ruled out by a VAR decision.
La Liga champions top the list among Europe's major leagues with $832 million (681.2 million euros), followed by Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Paris St Germain.
Robert Lewandowski scored a dramatic injury-time winner, his second goal of the game, to earn Bayern Munich a 2-1 comeback victory against Bayer Leverkusen.
The Borussia Dortmund striker is likely to make his debut against Hertha Berlin on Saturday after celebrating his 16th birthday the day before. If he plays, Moukoko will be the youngest player in the league's history.
With his record, Cristiano Ronaldo could lay claim to the top scorer title in Serie A.
With no fans in the stands on a wet night in Bremen, it was a subdued and strange celebration for Bayern’s players, who put on commemorative T-shirts and paid tribute to their absent supporters with cheers.
The second of Europe's five major leagues, La Liga, kicked off in Spain as two local rivals, Sevilla and Real Betis met in a hotly contested derby behind closed doors.
Football players in Germany contemplate staging collective protests following the police killing of unarmed black man George Floyd in the United States.
No matches have been played in the Premier League since March, but the government has given the green light for elite sport to resume from June 1, including the top-flight football.
Professional football resumed in Germany after a two-month break with four games in the second division taking place behind closed doors, and South Korea midfielder Lee Jae-sung scored the first goal in the division.
In normal circumstances, the German game, dominated in recent seasons by Bayern Munich, lacks marketing pull of England's Premier League or Spain’s La Liga, which boasts the world’s two biggest clubs in terms of revenue, Barcelona and Real Madrid.
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