Summary

  • Huntelaar to start up front for Schalke.
  • Changes expected for visitors after midweek European action.
  • Brooks a doubt for the Berliners.

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Visitors FC Schalke 04 will likely make changes after to Thursday's UEFA Europa League 1-0 victory against OGC Nice. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar should start, with Benedikt Höwedes likely to continue at right-back. Hertha Berlin defender John Brooks is a doubt, but otherwise Pal Dardai is expected to continue with a similar line-up to that which beat FC Ingolstadt 04 last weekend.

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Hertha Berlin possible line-up: Jarstein - Pekarik, Langkamp, Stark, Plattenhardt - Lustenberger, Skjelbred - Weiser, Darida, Haraguchi - Ibisevic

Absentees: Kraft (hand), Brooks (muscular), Duda (knee)

Coach: Pal Dardai

Schalke possible line-up: Fährmann - Höwedes, Naldo, Nastasic, Baba - Stambouli, Bentaleb - Konoplyanka, Meyer, Choupo-Moting - Huntelaar

Absentees: Coke (ligaments), Giefer (light training)

Coach: Markus Weinzierl