FC Schalke 04 have landed in the USA, where they will compete in the Florida Cup as part of their preparations for the second half of the 2015/16 Bundesliga season.

The Royal Blues departed Germany on Monday and are scheduled to stay in the Sunshine State until 14 January. Fellow Florida Cup participants include FC Shakhtar Donetsk, Internacional and Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

Andre Breitenreiter's men will play against Fort Lauderdale Strikers on Sunday and then against Atletico Mineiro on Wednesday 13.