The first aggressive recreation of the new season is in the DFB Cup: Eintracht Frankfurt needs to do higher in Magdeburg than final 12 months in Mannheim. The solely assembly up to now could possibly be a good omen.
Monday at 8.46pm (reside on prime and streaming on sportschau.de) The new season additionally begins for Eintracht Frankfurt: Coach Oliver Glasner’s workforce has to play in the first spherical of the DFB Cup at the second division promoted by 1. FC Magdeburg. The uncommon begin time is expounded to an environmental initiative by the DFB. All cup matches will begin a minute later than anticipated.
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After successful the Europa League, the individuals of Frankfurt are nonetheless in excessive spirits. “We made good use of the 5 weeks of preparation to combine all the gamers and refresh outdated issues,” stated Glasner. Apart from the kick in opposition to Ajax Amsterdam which was canceled with out discover, the pleasant pals had been additionally pleased with the coach. Although Eintracht are the favourites, the cup match can be the first actual test of endurance. Unlike final 12 months, while you launched in Mannheim, that ought to be profitable. “It’s sufficient to get eradicated as soon as in the first spherical,” Glasner stated.
Magdeburg is the hardest degree that Frankfurt might have obtained: Christian Titz’s workforce has risen as champions of the third division and has impressed nice euphoria in the metropolis. In addition, in comparison with Eintracht, it’s already in competitors mode: In the second division, two match days had been accomplished on which FCM carried out with respect. A 1:2 residence loss in opposition to Fortuna Düsseldorf was adopted by a 3:2 away win in Karlsruhe.
At Eintracht Frankfurt, goalkeeper Kevin Trapp is match once more after his sickness, whereas Evan N’Dicka, who was injured lately, seems to be match for motion. On the different hand, the new Jérôme Onguéné pulled his thigh in the final pleasant in Walldorf and will be unable to journey to Magdeburg. Also absent: Aurélio Buta (knee surgical procedure) and Hrvoje Smolcic, who continues to be serving a suspension from the Croatian Cup.
Magdeburg should do with out Florian Kath, who’s out with glandular fever. Luca Schuler and Maximilian Franzke, who’re nonetheless in superior coaching, will even be absent.
Eintracht might play like this:
Here’s how Magdeburg might play out: Reimann – El Hankouri, Sechelmann, Bittroff, Bell Bell – Müller – Krempicki, Condé – Ceka, Kwarteng – Atik
That’s what the coaches say
Oliver Glasner: “We really feel prepared, however we’ve got to indicate that now. It’s simpler this 12 months as a result of a variety of the processes are already clear and common gamers have not left us. We have the new individuals introduced in properly and they’re all doing properly.”
Christian Titz: “Frankfurt run rather well and press properly. They are shut and all the time have good concepts on the subject of constructing the recreation. Eintracht is a workforce who’ve top quality in each a part of the workforce.”
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What is Daichi Kamada’s function? The enthusiasm of Mario Götze implies that the air is an everyday place for the Japanese thinner. Maybe so Kamada might seem on the six. In Walldorf, Glasner examined these variations firsthand and later acknowledged that Kamada would have felt snug in the unfamiliar setting. So it is vitally potential that he’ll discover himself once more subsequent to Djibril Sow in Magdeburg and he ought to begin the recreation from there.
Baris Atik was an excellent participant in the third division final season. The 27-year-old was in a position to accumulate an unimaginable 40 factors. He scored 19 objectives himself and arrange one other 21. He was instantly concerned in virtually half of FCM’s objectives this season. The former younger Turkish worldwide additionally has an enormous benefit: he can play each as a striker and simply behind the strikers – and he will definitely present one or the different activity to the Eintracht defence.
Statistics of the video games
Eintracht Frankfurt and 1. FC Magdeburg have solely performed one aggressive recreation in opposition to one another. That was six years in the past and it was additionally in the first spherical of the cup. At that point, Frankfurt had an issue, after a 1-1 draw after 120 minutes it went to penalties, which Eintracht gained. Good omen: In the 2016/2017 cup season, Eintracht Frankfurt reached the remaining.