Hamburger SV – Schalke 04
The range between the eleventh and fourteenth bundesligovým around it seemed to HSV begin to rise and get into shape. The defeat to Mainz thus may come at the worst possible moment. Schalke is definitely the rival to beat.
In the north of Germany with a lot of addressed Bobby Wood. The US representative was expelled at the end of October when he hit his elbow Dominique Heintz from Cologne. Třízápasový got a hammering, but he should finally get back into the game. “Bobby Wood, Luca Waldschmidt and Aaron Hunt are ready to jump into a game at Lewis Holtbyho. They all train very honest, so it’s not an easy decision,” said Markus Gisdol.
Besides Holtbyho he would miss if only Rene Adler and Alen Halilovic. Central defense should reinforce the returning Johan Djourou, who probably gets a chance either at the expense of Emir Spahic or Gideon Jung. Michael Gregoritsch moves under the tip and certainly will be too major threat to the Schalke defense.
Die Königsblauen are still holding on all three fronts, just in the Bundesliga came less attenuation, which meant a drop to eleventh place with eight-point loss to the cups. On the other hand, in the European league they progressed with an overview of the top thirty-two, which will be another rival PAOK Thessaloniki, who played the group with Slovan Liberec.
HSV absent Breel emboli, Coke, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Franco Di Santo, Matija Nastasić, Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and vykartovaný Naldo. In January, could, however, in the Veltins-Arena an interesting welcome reinforcements, namely the promising Brazilian midfielder Thiago Maia, who this year celebrated his Olympic title in his native country. But in the game of its service and Monaco, Napoli and Zenit St. Petersburg. But now in Gelsenkirchen mainly addressed three points.