Král debuted in the Bundesliga, Schalke fell in Cologne. Leipzig drew
In the eighth minute, French striker Nkunku opened the scoring, being named the best player of the last league season with 20 goals and 13 assists.
The second goal was also scored by the French footballer, Stuttgart midfielder Ahamada, who equalised in the 31st minute.
Last season’s fifteenth team had lost the previous six games in a row to Leipzig, but did not concede in the second half despite the great attacking activity of the guests.
Bundesliga – Round 1:
Stuttgart – Leipzig 1:1
Goals: 31. Ahamada – 8. Nkunku
Cologne – Schalke 3:1
Goals: 49. Kilian, 65. Kainz, 80. Ljubičič – 76. Bulter
Schalke returned to the Bundesliga after a year with a 3-1 defeat in the opening round of the new season in Cologne.
The team with Czech midfielder Alex Král in the starting line-up played from the 35th minute in ten.
The king, who arrived at Schalke last month after suspending his contract with Spartak Moscow, spent 89 minutes on the pitch.
Schalke’s early strike was not recognised by the referee after consultation with the video referee due to a previous offside position.