Berlin - Schalke's international midfielder Julian Draxler has been hit with a two-match ban after being sent off in the 2-2 draw against Eintracht Frankfurt over the weekend.
The 21-year-old, who was part of Germany's triumphant World Cup squad in Brazil, was found guilty of violent conduct when he clashed with Frankfurt's Carlos Zambrano in Saturday's game.
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The player and club have said they will not appeal the ban which was handed down by the German football federation (DFB).
Schalke have picked up two points from four matches this season and lie third from bottom in the Bundesliga as they head to Werder Bremen on Tuesday looking for their first victory of the young campaign.