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Bundesliga

Schalke reunited with Stevens against Hoffenheim

FC Schalke 04 will be reunited with their former boss Huub Stevens as they attempt to rediscover their form against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Friday evening (kick-off 20:30CET/19:30GMT).

History

Top facts

    Schalke have won just one of the last seven Bundesliga games.In the last six games between the two sides, there have been a total of 25 goals.Schalke are unbeaten in their last 12 home games on a Friday evening.Hoffenheim coach Huub Stevens has overseen and won more games for Schalke in his career than any other coach.The Sinsheimers have conceded a mere five goals in the six games since Stevens took over.Current Hoffenheim frontman Kevin Kuranyi scored 71 times as a Schalke player, making him the club's fourth-most successful striker of all time.

Possible line-ups

Schalke: Fährmann - Riether, Höwedes (c), Matip, Kolasinac - Geis, Goretzka - Sane, Meyer, Choupo-Moting - Huntelaar

Absentees: Nastasic (Achilles), Höger (ligament), Uchida (light training)

Hoffenheim: Baumann - Kaderabek, Schär, Süle, Kim - Schwegler (c), Strobl - Elyounoussi, Amiri, Schmid - Volland

Absentees: None