Oct 1, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​St. Jakob-Park
Basel
0-1
SchalkeSchalke 04

Delgado (89')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Draxler (55')
Aogo (37'), Farfan (38'), Hoger (65')

Team News: Julian Draxler back for Schalke 04

Schalke's Julian Draxler is congratulated by team mates after scoring his team's second goal against PAOK Thessaloniki during their Champions League play-off match on August 27, 2013
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Julian Draxler starts for Schalke 04 for their Champions League encounter against FC Basel.

Midfielder Julian Draxler returns for Schalke as travel to Switzerland to take on FC Basel in the Champions League.

The 20-year-old had been a doubt after missing their 3-3 with Hoffenheim at the weekend, but is included by coach Jens Keller.

However, the Bundesliga outfit are still without Christian Fuchs, Kyriakos Papadopoulos, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, and Chinedu Obasi while Jermaine Jones has been dropped.

For Basel, defender Fabian Schar is passed fit to play despite hurting his knee at the weekend.

Mohamed Salah and Marco Streller – the goalscorers when the Swiss beat Chelsea last month – both feature for Murat Yakin's side.

FC Basel: Sommer; Voser, Schar, Ivanov, Safari; Frei; Salah, Diaz, Xhaka, Stocker; Streller

Schalke: Hildebrand, Uchida, Howedes, Santana, Aogo, Hoger, Neustädter, Farfan, Meyer, Draxler, Boateng

Schalke's midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng, Schalke's Peruvian striker Jefferson Farfan and Schalke's striker Adam Szalai celebrate scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs Bayer Leverkusen in the western German c
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