May 9, 2012; Chester, PA, USA; FC Schalke midfielder Lewis Holtby (10) settles ball during the first half against the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park. Mandatory Credit: Jim O

Schalke 04 vs FC Basel: live stream, start time, TV info and more


It is a tight race in Group E of the UEFA Champions League. Chelsea sits in first with nine points followed by FC Basel with eight points and Schalke 04 with seven points. Essentially, if Chelsea lost Schalke could move into first with a win. One thing is for certain, Schalke 04 needs to win this game against Basel if they’re going to advance.

“We’ve prepared well, it’s all in our own hands and we’ll try to do the best we can,” said Basel coach Hakan Yakin to Switzerland’s Blick newspaper, via ESPN FC. “We’re going to need to play a great game, we’ll need a bit of luck and we’ll need the great fans who are going to get behind us.”

“It’s great to have this highlight – it’s such a big game,” continued Yakin. “A point would do it, but the team has got to think about winning.”

Date: December 11
Start Time: 2:45 p.m. ET
Location: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Stadium: Veltins-Arena
TV Info: Not televised in United States
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GROUP E OVERALL HOME AWAY
POS TEAM P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts
1 Chelsea 5 3 0 2 11 3 1 0 1 4 2 2 0 1 7 1 8 9
2 FC Basel 5 2 2 1 5 4 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 8
3 Schalke 04 5 2 1 2 4 6 1 0 1 3 3 1 1 1 1 3 -2 7
4 Steaua Bucuresti 5 0 3 2 2 9 0 2 1 1 5 0 1 1 1 4 -7 3

Key - POS: Position, P: Games Played, W: Wins, D: Draws, L: Losses, F: Goals Scored, A: Goals Allowed, GD: Goal Difference, Pts: Points

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