Schalke 04 Vs. Manchester United, 2011 UEFA Champions League: Schalke Lineup

No tactical surprises from Schalke 04, although Ralf Rangnick has had to make an adjustment to his defence after losing centre back Benedikt Höwedes to injury, slotting in Joel Matip in his place. The hosts are lining up in a pretty standard shape, with Edu leading the line and Raul Gonzalez roaming behind him while Jefferson Farfan provides a major threat down the right wing (where he'll be countered by the efforts of Manchester United's Park Ji-Sung).

The back line will be interesting - and worrying, if you're a Schalke fan. Their defence isn't top-class even at the best of times, and losing Howedes doesn't help much, although Matip is at least a fairly competent replacement. With Javier Hernandez and Wayne Rooney on the attack, don't be surprised to see Manuel Neuer get a lot of work in the Schalke goal.

Schalke 04 (4-4-1-1): Manuel Neuer; Hans Sarpei, Christoph Metzelder, Joel Matip, Atsuto Uchida; Alexander Baumjohann, Jose Manuel Jurado, Kyriakos Papadopoulos, Jefferson Farfan; Raul Gonzalez; Edu.

Substitutes: Mattias Schober, Sergio Escudero, Nicolas Plestan, Peer Kluge, Angelos Charisteas, Ali Karimi, Julian Draxler.

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