Hannover and Schalke meet this weekend with one club cosseted comfortably in second place while the other is looking nervously over their shoulders with a six-point gap between themselves and the bottom three.
The scenario is most likely the one you would have expected at the start of the season, but there's just one small glitch - the teams are the other way round. While Schalke have struggled Hannover - incredibly - have soared. The trauma of last season, Robert Enke's suicide and their desperately near brush with the drop, now seem a lifetime away.
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