Tuesday April 5 2011
Line-ups: Milito starts against Schalke

Inter have Diego Milito back in the starting XI for tonight's Champions League quarter-final against Raul's Schalke 04.

The reigning world and European champions welcome the Germans to San Siro in the first leg that kicks off tonight at 19.45 UK time.

Leonardo's men must get back on track after Saturday's 3-0 Milan derby defeat, but have Milito back in the side after two months out with muscular problems.

Andrea Ranocchia and Cristian Chivu, the latter sent off in the derby, are ready despite carrying injuries, while Lucio is suspended.

Having used an all-attack system against Milan, Inter return to the old tactic with Wesley Sneijder supporting Samuel Eto'o and Milito.

El Principe is rushed back into the starting XI, as Giampaolo Pazzini is cup-tied.

Schalke hoped to have Christophe Metzelder in the line-up with the aid of a protective mask after he broke his nose against FC St Pauli, but the German international is not even on the bench.

The Germans also miss Mario Gavranovic, Peer Kluge, Christoph Moritz, Christian Pander and former Milan striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

They still have star power in the form of ex-Real Madrid legend Raul, Edu and Jefferson Farfan.

Inter: Julio Cesar; Maicon, Ranocchia, Chivu, Zanetti; Stankovic, Thiago Motta, Cambiasso; Sneijder; Milito, Eto'o

Inter bench: Castellazzi, Cordoba, Kharja, Mariga, Materazzi, Pandev, Nagatomo

Schalke 04: Neuer; Uchida, Matip, Howedes, Sarpei; Farfan, K Papadopoulos, Jurado, Baumjohann; Raul, Edu

Schalke bench: Schober, Escudero, Plestan, Junmin, Schmitz, Karimi, Draxler

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