Break the competition occasioned by national teams matches ended and German championship will resume Friday night with the second stage, which schedules the first very interesting confrontation, the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, between Schalke 04 and Bayern Munich champion. Match scheduled to be played at 21:30, will be broadcast live on Eurosport 2.
Despite some positive developments and results in friendly matches in this championship started with a defeat at Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt against the (1-0), although the numerical superiority enjoyed for about fifteen minutes.
Yevhen Konoplyanka attacking midfielder, brought on loan from Sevilla FC, could debut in the band’s Markus Weinzierl against Bayern Munich.
Unavailable due to medical problems will be Coke also recently brought in Seville and Japanese Atsuto Uchida.
Probable team (4-2-3-1): Fährmann Junior Caicara, Naldo, Howedes, Kolasinac, Aogo, Geis, Di Santo, Meyer, Choupo-Moting, Huntelaar.
German champion looks favorite to award a new title in this season, but may have a difficult mission to land on a solid team like Schalke.
In the first stage of the championship, the team coached by Carlo Ancelotti was imposed in a manner authoritarian at home against Werder Bremen by a score of 6-0, in a match in which Robert Lewandowski scored three times.
It has more problems to the composition of the team because of medical problems indicted for players like Holger Badstuber, Jerome Boateng, Arjen Robben or Kingsley Coman, but the group that Ancelotti has available is numerous and undeniable value.
Probable team (4-3-3): Neuer, Lahm, Javi Martinez, Hummels, Alaba, Thiago Alcantara, Xabi Alonso Vidal, Muller, Ribery, Lewandowski
Bayern Munich are unbeaten in their last 11 competitive matches against Schalke, with nine wins in the group right Bavarian and two draws.
Gelsenkirchen last win in Bundesliga team took place in December 2010.