It is a must-win match for Chelsea, one that will place them at the top of Group E—that is, unless Basel beat Steaua Bucharest by more than four goals. A second group loss puts advancing to the knockout stages further in peril after the upset to Basel.
However, despite the run of good form, Jose Mourinho has a bit of a selection dilemma ahead of the match. Who should start up front?
Samuel Eto'o finally broke the duck by Chelsea strikers with a goal on Saturday, but should he be the man to lead the Chelsea attack against Schalke? Let's take a look at Mourinho's options for Tuesday's game.