Sunday's rivals are Europa League champions Sevilla, and Koeman's big issue is in defense thanks to the red card shown to Clement Lenglet against Celta on Thursday.
Despite the host's dominance they had to be patient as Schalke was able to neutralize the attacks in the opening period.
Svit's Serbian guard and the 2018 MVP Sasa Avramovic had a great night, pushing his teammates to victory with 32 points, seven rebounds, and three assists.
As expected, head coach Gustavo Alfaro included Fenerbahce forward Enner Valencia and teenage Sporting Lisbon winger Gonzalo Plata in his 30-man squad.
Farias' task has been made more difficult by the ongoing suspension of Bolivia's first division because of the coronavirus pandemic.
"We grew up playing together. (Rublev) has improved a lot ... It is very important for me to take this opportunity and fight harder this time, maybe do something better, " said Tsitsipas, who has lost all the two previous encounters on the Tour with Rublev as the recent one was just eight days ago at Hamburg Open final.
The 2018 champion lost to Anisimova in the quarterfinals in Paris last year, but this time the Romanian needed only 54 minutes to complete a convincing victory.
"I wasn't experienced at all then, that was my first match on a big stadium like that, so I was pretty stressed," Swiatek said of her fourth-round loss to Halep last year.
Eibar has just one point from four games and Jose Luis Mendilibar's team travels to Real Valladolid after seven days which has seen them lose home games to Athletic Bilbao and newly-promoted Elche.
"We didn't deal well with some details in the first half and conceded many errors," added the Chinese international.
The annual carnival, also featuring jet-skiing and kayaking, was held to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and Chinese National Day holiday. 300 local swimmers attend the competition to swim across the Liujiang River on Friday.