09/02/13 – Bayern Munich vs Schalke 04 (Bundesliga)

Bayern Munich vs SchalkeWith Bayern Munich flying at the top of the Bundesliga and Schalke currently experiencing a poor run of form, Schalke manager Jens Keller may drop his customary 4-3-3 shape in favour of a more defensive 4-1-4-1 as his predecessor did in the reverse fixture in September. Unfortunately they will be without first choice forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar to lead the line, so must choose between Ciprian Marica and Teemu Fukki. Jupp Heynckes has no major selection concerns and will start with Bayern’s usual 4-2-1-3 shape. With such discrepancy in form between the two clubs Schalke will travel to Munich in the hope of avoiding defeating, while the home side will look to continue their excellent form… (Read more)