Hertha will meet Schalke this Friday at 19:30 in the 19th Round of Bundesliga. Both teams are in a decent shape so it is expected to see a balanced match.
With 27 points, Hertha is coming into this game after 7 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses. So far in this competition, the team have scored 29 goals and have conceded 28. They are in a good shape refering to home games, since they have been defeated in just one match out of the last 6. In 2 of the last 5 matches in all competitions, the players have scored over 2.5 goals. Hertha will play with a 3 - 4 - 1 - 2 formation, Ibisevic and Selke being the main strikers.Since they are injured, Gersbeck, Kade and Luckassen will be the missing players.
The visiting team is coming into this meeting after 6 wins, 3 draws and 9 defeats. With 21 points, they are on the 12th position, having a 22-25 goal difference. What is more, Schalke have won 3 of the last 5 meetings against Hertha and have been defeated in 2. In their last 4 games in all competitions, there have been scored over 2.5 goals.With a 4 - 2 - 3 - 1 formation, the visitors will play with Skrzybski in attack. Embolo and Burgstaller are injured and McKennie is suspended, so they will not play tonight.