Eintracht Frankfurt hosts Strasbourg in a second leg from the Europa League playoffs
Eintracht Frankfurt hosts Strasbourg in a second leg from the Europa League playoffs. Let’s see what’s going on with this tie before the game at Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt am Main in our Europa League predictions.
The French club currently have advantage after a clear 1-0 win in Strasbourg. Many people expected that Eintracht are going to be solid favourites, but the French side won the game with a goal from Lucien Zohi in the first half. This gives Strasbourg a valuable advantage and a good opportunity to reach the competition’s group stage.
Of course, Eintracht Frankfurt are strong enough to turn the tie in their favour. Last season the Eagles reached the semi-finals of Europa League, proving their strenght. Now they have a tough task ahead, but not impossible at all.
In their last Bundesliga game Eintracht suffered another defeat, though. Adi Hutter’s team travelled to face RB Leipzig and lost the game with 1-2 at the Red Bull Arena. Goncalo Paciencia scored Eintracht’s only goal in the game, but RB Leipzig took the win with goals from Timo Werner and Yussuf Poulsen.
Meanwhile Strasbourg also conceded a loss in their last match in the French Ligue 1. Thierry Laurey’s boys hosted Rennes at the Stade de la Meinau, but suffered a 0-2 defeat. Clement Grenier and Mbaye Niang scored for the visitors’ win. Strasbourg finished the game with a man less on the pitch after Abdallah N’Dour’s red card.
That’s our Europa League predictions for the match against Eintracht Frankfurt and Strasbourg from the playoffs. The French side won a precious advantage in the first game, but this tie is far from over. Eintracht’s fans are usually creating a pretty great atmosphere, so you can be sure that the home team will be inspired by the supporters.