Summary

  • Schalke welcome Huntelaar back for first time since October.
  • Choupo-Moting a doubt for Royal Blues.
  • Rotation likely for Hertha after gruelling cup tie.

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FC Schalke 04 - Hertha Berlin (Saturday, 18:30CET)

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After picking up an encouraging point FC Bayern at the Allianz Arena on Matchday 19, Schalke breezed past Sandhausen in the DFB Cup in midweek. Veteran striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar - who featured in that game - is nearing full match fitness, but Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has been ruled out.

Watch: Highlights of Schalke's draw at FC Bayern on Matchday 19:

Hertha Berlin had 120 minutes of DFB Cup action on Wednesday, and that tiring outing could force Pal Dardai to make changes this weekend. Fabian Lustenberger is set for a start after being left out of the starting XI on Wednesday, but Mitchell Weiser remains sidelined through injury.

Watch: Highlights of Hertha's 1-0 win over Ingolstadt on Matchday 19:

Schalke possible line-up: Fährmann - Höwedes, Naldo, Nastasic - Stambouli - Schöpf, Kolasinac - Bentaleb, Goretzka - Caligiuri - Burgstaller

Absentees: Choupo-Moting (adductor), Baba (knee), Di Santo (light training), Embolo (broken leg), Avidiaj (eye infection)

Coach: Markus Weinzierl

Hertha possible line-up: Jarstein - Pekarik, Langkamp, Brooks, Plattenhardt - Lustenberger, Skjelbred - Haraguchi, Darida, Kalou - Ibisevic

Absentees: Kurt (ankle), Allan (international duty), Weiser (back)

Coach: Pal Dardai

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