Watch Borussia Dortmund Vs. FC Schalke 04 Live Stream: Start Time, Preview, Watch Bundesliga Match Live Online

In Europe's "Big Five" leagues, the title race is already a done deal in three of them. In Italy, Juventus enjoys a 20-point lead, while in France, Paris Saint-Germain is clear at the top of the table by 19 points. FC Barcelona leads Spain's La Liga by a conformable nine points. But in the other two leagues, the title race is a nail-biter and appears likely to go down to the final day.

In the German Bundesliga on Saturday, second-place Borussia Dortmund gets a chance to leap over Bayern Munich once again, per Sky Sports. But to do it, they will need to defeat a side that will be playing out of desperation, as FC Schalke 04 needs at least a point to ensure their survival in Germany's top flight, in the match that will live stream from Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia.

To find out how to watch a live stream of the Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Schalke 04 Round 31 German Bundesliga match, see the streaming information at the bottom of this article. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Central European Summer Time at 81,360-seat Westfalenstadion, also known as Signal Iduna Park, in Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on Saturday, April 27.

In the United Kingdom, the match gets underway at 2:30 p.m. British Summer Time, while in the United States, that start time is 9:30 a.m. ET, 6:30 a.m. PT. Fans in China can watch the Bundesliga match at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday night.

The two clubs both play in Germany's Ruhr Valley, and have stadiums located just 18 miles apart, according to ESPN, and despite their vast difference in the standings, the regional rivalry burns hot.

"You know that Saturday will be war," said Schalke midfielder Benjamin Stambouli on Friday. "Winning the derby is the best feeling in the world. It's our chance to give back to our supporters in these difficult times."

Paco Alcacer stands in the rain.
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Paco Alcacer leads Borussia Dortmund with 17 Bundesliga goals.

To watch a live stream of the Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Schalke 04 2018-2019 German Bundesliga Round 31 match, use the stream provided by Fox Sports Go. Bear in mind that accessing the Fox Sports Go live stream requires login credentials from a cable or satellite TV provider subscription.

To watch the Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Schalke 04 showdown stream live for free without a cable subscription, fans should sign up for a free trial of an "over the top" streaming TV package such as Sling TV, YouTube TV, or DirecTV Now. All three of the "internet TV" services require credit card information and subscription fees — but they all offer seven-day free trial periods, and thanks to that free week, fans can watch the Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Schalke 04 showdown live stream at no charge.

In Germany, Sky Go Deutschland will carry the live stream. In Italy, Sky Go Italia carries the live stream, and in China, QQ Sports will stream the match, and the entire 2018-2019 Bundesliga season.

For a comprehensive list of other outlets around the globe that will carry a live stream of Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Schalke 04, be sure to consult the information at Live Soccer TV.

In the United Kingdom, there will be no television broadcast or live stream offered for the Borussia vs. Schalke match. However, fans can likely access the live stream through another provider listed in this article by using a VPN service -- such as those recommended by CNet -- or by using the built-in VPN that comes with the Opera web browser.