Schalke meets Galatasaray in what will be an early final for both teams. The Germans, second group, want to hit the table and get a victory that would leave four points above his rival. A distance that could be almost definitive in the face of passing to eighth, with just two days left.
Those of Tedesco arrive after breaking a streak of four games without winning. On Saturday they won against Hannover a balmy victory (3-1), which made them separate from the relegation positions in the Bundesliga. Positions they had been flirting with for several weeks. In the section of losses, Fahrmann continues recovering of its injury in the groin, reason why Nübel will return to be the titular goal. Neither will Mendyl, nor Teuchert, both injured. On the other hand Bentaleb, who has two goals in the last two games, is with physical discomfort and will doubt until the last minute.
For its part, Galatasaray does not get much better than its rival. He does not go through his best moment in the Superliga, where he has accumulated three games without knowing the victory and has distanced himself from Basaksehir, current leader. The game against Schalke can be final in their fight to get into the second round. Fatih Terim has the already known casualties of Akbaba, Fernando and Nagatomo. In addition to the doubt of Derdiyok, which is between cotton so you can get to the game, after missing the last two games.