Sporting Lisbon V Schalke: Tips and prediction – 05.11.2014

By on November 9, 2014
Sporting Lisbon and Schalke 04 will be face to face Wednesday evening from 19:45. The game could be decisive for both sides. Sporting have to get a good result to maintain their hopes alive, while Schalke could secure their place in the next round.
Sporting Lisbon start with the first chance if we take a look at the odds. Bet365 offers one of the best odds, 1.95 right now for their victory. The portuguese side won only one point in the first three matches, being on the fourth place right now. They need a victory here to have the first chance for the third place and to remain in the fight for the second position. The only missing player for the hosts will be Mauricio, suspended.
Schalke 04 are without defeat in this group, altought they haven’t had the best start of the season. The german team is on the second place in Group G, with five points, two behind Chelsea and three ahead Maribor. If they will win this game, then could be 99% sure about their place in the last 16 round. The blues will be without Kolasinac, Giefer, Draxler and Farfan, all injured, while Santana, Matip, Sam, Goretzka and Boateng are doubful.
Two weeks ago took place the first game between these two clubs. Sporting played in ten men about an hour, but they were defeated after Moting scored a controversial penalty in 90+3 minute, giving Schalke the first win in this group, 4-3.
Sporting vs Schalke probable lineups:
Sporting (4-3-3-): Patricio, Soares, Oliveira, Sarr, Silva – Mario, Carvalho, Silva – Carrillo, Slimani, Nani.
Schalke (4-2-3-1): Fahrmann – Uchida, Ayhan, Howedes, Fuchs – Aogo, Neustadter – Obasi, Meyer, Moting – Huntelaar.
Prediction: Both teams to score – Yes @ 1.67
After what we saw in the first leg, we expect another spectacular game between Sporting and Schalke, with goals from both sides. The odds are very attractive right now and we recommand you to try this bet at Bet365.
The best odds for Sporting vs Schalke: 1.95 – 3.75 – 4.00

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