What is Schalke and Manchester City's form ahead of this game?
Schalke makes it to this tie having won only one of their last four games. Their last match ended in a goalless draw against Freiburg, while their previous meeting ended in a 3-1 loss against Pep Guardiola's former team, Bayern München. The German side has only scored six goals in the current UEFA CL campaign, one of the lowest tallies among those who made it to the Round of 16.
Manchester City enters this game on a four-game winning streak. The Citizens have scored 15 goals in their four recent outings while conceding only twice. Twelve of their last thirteen games have ended with a win, with the only exception being their 2-1 loss against Newcastle on January 29.
How did Schalke and Manchester City get to this stage of the UEFA Champions League?
Schalke made it past the group stage after finishing second in Group D. The German side beat Lokomotiv Moscow and Galatasaray to the second spot, leaving the Turkish side in third place and handing Porto the top spot in the Group. Schalke won three of their six group games, drawing twice and losing once (vs Porto, 3-1).
Manchester City claimed the top spot in Group F after a disappointing start. Pep Guardiola's men lost their first match (vs Lyon, 2-1), but rallied back to win three in a row. One more draw against the French side secured them the top spot of the group, which was confirmed with their Matchday 6 win against Hoffenheim.
Schalke vs Manchester City - Head-to-head stats
This will be the fourth meeting between these teams. Manchester City has won two of those games, with the other one going Schalke's way.
Manchester City's last game against Schalke ended in a 2-0 win, during the Group Stage of the 2008-09 UEFA Europa League.
Schalke enters this game on a nine-game streak without a loss at home in European competitions (six wins, three draws).
Manchester City has won three of their last five games on German soil.
Schalke has not beaten an English club in European competitions since 2012. Since then, the German side has lost three and drawn two meetings against English opponents.
Manchester City has only won five of their last eleven European matches.
Schalke vs Manchester City - Injuries and suspensions
Schalke - Breel Embolo, Alessandro Schöpf, Steven Skrzybski (injured); Benjamin Stambouli (doubtful); Omar Mascarell (suspended).
Manchester City - Claudio Bravo, John Stones, Gabriel Jesus, Benjamin Mendy, Fabian Delph (injuries); Vincent Kompany (doubtful).
Broadcast info - Schalke vs Manchester City
In Germany: DAZN.
In the U.K.: BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio 5 Live, BT Sport 2, BT Sport Live.
In the U.S.: Galavision, Univision Deportes En Vivo, B/R Live, Univision NOW.
In Canada: DAZN.
In Australia: Optus Sport.
Schalke 04 vs Manchester City Broadcast Information
Stadium: VELTINS-Arena (Gelsenkirchen)
France: RMC Sport en direct, RMC Sport 2
Germany: DAZN, TeleClub Sport Live
India: SONY TEN 1 HD, Sony LIV, SONY TEN 1
Malaysia: beIN Sports Connect Malaysia
Netherlands: Ziggo Sport Select, Ziggo Sport 14
Nigeria: Canal+ Sport 2 Afrique, SuperSport 6 Africa
Portugal: Eleven Sports 2 Portugal
Spain: Movistar+, Movistar Liga de Campeones 1
Turkey: Digiturk Play, beIN Sports 2 Turkey, Idman TV, beIN CONNECT Turkey
United Kingdom: BT Sport 2, BT Sport Live, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio 5 Live
United States: B/R Live, fuboTV, Univision NOW, Univision Deportes En Vivo, Galavision