Gelsenkirchen - FC Schalke 04 and VfB Stuttgart may have different reasons for needing a win when they meet at the Veltins-Arena this Saturday (kick-off 15:30 CEST / 13:30 GMT), but they share a common necessity to get three points on the board.
With their place in the UEFA Europa League next season starting to come under threat, the Royal Blues cannot afford to slip up once again, while Stuttgart have just four games to salvage their place at Germany's top-table next season. bundesliga.com takes a closer look at a game neither side will want to draw...
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Schalke: Fährmann - Höwedes, Matip, Nastasic, Kolasinac - Neustädter, Aogo - Farfan, Meyer, Choupo-Moting - Huntelaar
Stuttgart: Ulreich - Klein, Rüdiger, Niedermeier, Sakai - Serey Die, Gentner - Harnik, Maxim, Kostic - Ginczek