Schalke defender Christoph Metzelder was thrilled after his side qualified for the last 16 of the Champions League as winners of Group B.The Bundesliga outfit came away from their trip to Montpellier with a 1-1 draw on Tuesday that left them top of the standings.
Huub Stevens says Schalke are aiming to beat Montpellier and finish top of Champions League Group B, ahead of Arsenal.Bundesliga side Schalke lead Group B with 11 points from five games played, and a win away to Ligue 1 champions Montpellier on matchday six will confirm top spot.
Former Schalke striker Kevin Kuranyi is confident that Huub Stevens' side can reach the Champions League semi-finals this term.The Bundesliga club sealed qualification from the group stage on matchday five with a 1-0 win over Olympiakos.
Benedikt Howedes is desperate for Schalke to beat Montpellier on Tuesday and be first in the standings in Champions League Group B.The Bundesliga side go into the fixture just one point above second-placed Arsenal, knowing they will need to match the Premier League club's result against Olympiacos to win the group.
Schalke and Arsenal will be vying for top spot in Group B when matchday six gets underway on Tuesday.Both clubs have already qualified for the knockout phase with a game to spare in the UEFA Champions League but there is still plenty to play for.