Summary

  • Schwegler (Hoffenheim) and Coke (Schalke) the only long-term absentees.
  • Game will come too soon for Schalke's recovering Uchida.
  • Both sides yet to record a victory this season.

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TSG 1899 Hoffenheim boss Julian Nagelsmann has no fresh injury worries as he attempts to guide his side to a first win of the season. The Sinsheimers have begun the campaign somewhat slowly with four straight draws, the latest a 1-1 stalemate away at SV Darmstadt 98 on Matchday 4.

FC Schalke 04, meanwhile, have made an even slower start to the season. They have lost all four games under new coach Markus Weinzierl and the pressure is building on the men from Gelsenkirchen after their 3-1 home defeat to 1. FC Köln on Wednesday. Thankfully the 41-year-old has a fully fit squad to choose from, barring long-term absentee Coke and the recovering Atsuto Uchida.

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Hoffenheim possible line-up: Baumann - Rudy, Süle, Bicakcic, Kaderabek - Polanski - Demirbay, Rupp - Uth, Kramaric - Wagner

Absentees: Schwegler (knee)

Coach: Julian Nagelsmann

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

Absentees: Coke (knee), Uchida (light training)

Coach: Markus Weinzierl