Nov 3, 2012 at 2.30pm UK at ​Rhein-Neckar-Arena
Hoffenheim
3-2
SchalkeSchalke 04
Firmino (67' pen.), Volland (13'), Schipplock (90')
Rudy (20'), Compper (30')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Uchida (82'), Neustädter (37')
Fuchs (63'), Afellay (64'), Huntelaar (73')

Team News: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Ibrahim Afellay start for Schalke

Team News: Huntelaar, Afellay start for Schalke
© PA Photos
Huub Stevens selects a strong attack for Schalke's visit to WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar-Arena to face Hoffenheim.

Schalke 04 coach Huub Stevens has named Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Ibrahim Afellay in a three-pronged attack for the visit to 14th-placed Hoffenheim.

Huntelaar has Afellay on the left flank for support, with Jefferson Farfan attacking down the right-hand side.

For the hosts, Joselu leads the line with Kevin Volland supporting him in the number 10 position, looking to add to his four league assists already this term.

Hoffenheim: Wiese; Beck, Compper, Johnson, Vestergaard; Rudy, Williams, Usami, Firmino; Volland; Joselu

Schalke: Unnerstall; Howedes, Uchida, Fuchs, Matip; Neustadter, Holtby, Jones; Farfan, Afellay, Huntelaar

Jefferson Farfan
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