Schalke focus on defence for Blues trip

November 4, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent

Benedikt Hoewedes has indicated that Schalke will park the bus at Chelsea on Wednesday, with midfielder Julian Draxler admitting: “We are the clear outsiders.”

Schalke secured a confidence boost at the weekend, claiming a 2-0 win at Hertha Berlin that staved off talk of a crisis after back-to-back home defeats to Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund.

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