The Blues will miss the services of defender Ashley Cole who hasn’t traveled, but Andre Schurrle was included in the 21-man squad.
The German international starts along with Spain international Fernando Torres, but Juan Mata has been dropped to the bench along with David Luiz.
Here is the full Chelsea starting XI:
Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Ramires, Lampard, Oscar, Hazard, Schurrle, Torres.
Chelsea Subs: Schwarzer, David Luiz, Bertrand, Mikel, Willian, Mata, Eto’o
Schalke Starting XI:
Hildebrand; Uchida; Höwedes, Matip, Aogo; Neustädter, Jones; Clemens, Meyer, Draxler; Boateng
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