When Schalke visited Arsenal in the Champions League two weeks ago, it would have been ambitious to predict a win for the guests. A wager on the final result, a 2-0 win for the German side, might to many have seemed a gamble on little more than a hope and a prayer.
The result spoke for itself, though, and began a dismal run of form for Arsenal while signaling Schalke's emergence as a true power of European football.
Following a rather shocking result at the Emirates, Schalke and Arsenal will again face off, this time in Gelsenkirchen's Veltins Arena. If their previous match is any indicator, viewers will be in for a very entertaining match. Read on for some insight into how the match will play out and what to expect in its aftermath.