Schalke 04 vs Wolfsburg

DFB Cup quarter final

In the quarter-finals of the DFB Cup, Schalke take on Wolfsburg at Arena AufSchalke. Werder Bremen got better of Schalke in the weekend Bundesliga clash, whereas Wolfsburg’s fixture against VfB Stuttgart ended in a 1-1 draw.

 

Match Info:

Kick off time: February 8, 1:15 AM IST

Where: Arena AufSchalke

WOL vs SCH Head-to-Head:

(Last 6 meetings)

Wolfsburg: 1, Schalke: 3, Draw: 2

 

Wolfsburg Team News:

  • John Brooks and Jakub Blaszczykowski will be on the sidelines with injuries.
  • Admir Mehmedi is expected to make debut.
  • Camacho (ankle) is the other who will miss out the clash.

 

Form (recent first, all competitions): D W L D

Probable Starting XI

Casteels, Verhaegh, Bruma, Knoche, Tisserand, Guiavogui, Arnold, Steffen, Malli, Mehmedi and Origi

Key players

Guiavogui and Malli

Most goals: Origi (5 league goals)

Most assists: Didavi (5 league assists)

 

Schalke Team News:

  • Leon Goretzka is expected to feature in the first XI.
  • Guido Burgstaller has been struggling for form but is likely to retain his place.
  • Alessandro Schöpf, Weston McKennie and Abdul Rahman Baba are the other absentees.

 

Form (recent first, all competitions): L W D L W

Probable Starting XI
Fährmann, Kehrer, Naldo, Nastasic, Meyer, Caligiuri, Oczipka, Harit, Goretzka, Burgstaller and di Santo

Key Players

Naldo, Caligiuri and Burgstaller

Most goals: Burgstaller (7 league goals)

Most assists: Caligiuri (4 league assists)

 

India Fantasy Prediction:

Schalke come into the fixture as favourites to win, although they were handed a home defeat to Werder Bremen in the weekend.

 

Note: This WOL vs SCH match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI basis the team news.

 

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