In the case of the Eintracht Frankfurt collapsed at the end of last year. First they won against Bayern Munich, then they lost against Freiburg in the game, and their Captain David Abraham – because this had umgerempelt in injury time Freiburg coach Christian Streich of and for the six games was locked. In these six matches, Frankfurt have won a single point and was at Christmas, three points ahead of the relegation play-off place. The end of the Bundesliga first round was for Frankfurt to Forget.
The only success during this time, the victory against Arsenal in the Europa League – in which Abraham played was. In the meantime, the Argentine is also in the top of the Bundesliga, and with him the success. Despite the last two down the descent is away eleven points in the Europa League Frankfurt reached the quarter-finals. After the 4:1 victory in the first leg away was enough on Friday night against RB Salzburg a 2:2 in the return game that had been postponed due to a storm warning from Thursday to Friday. In the eighth-final, Frankfurt encounters the FC Basel and Abraham on his former colleagues. From Abraham's Basel time, only Xhaka, Fabian Frei and Valentin Stocker left Taulant.
Between 2008 and 2012, was Abraham in the FCB. He won under Christian Gross, Thorsten Fink and Heiko Vogel three Times the championship and twice in the Cup. He then moved to Getafe, later, Hoffenheim and Frankfurt, where the 33-Year-old is in his fifth season. Since 2017 Abraham is a Captain, he was a regular player; even under Adi Hütter, who took over the Team two years ago, and in the Winter, a major tactical change: The former YB-most of the time a coach has switched from a three - four defense, in the Abraham and the Austrian national team player Martin Hinteregger form the center. The newly formed Frankfurt has to play in six rounds, an average of 0.4 goals less conceded than in the first round.
The FC Basel on 12. and 19. March has changed on a Team that is still in all three competitions and the sports Board Fredi Bobic on this season strong. In the last Bundesliga match against Union Berlin, six players were in the starting lineup, the last season were with other Clubs under the contract; in the return match against Salzburg, it was eight. Longer than Abraham, only Timothy Chandler, Marco Russ and Makoto are Hasebe.
Because of the Corona-Virus events with more than a thousand visitors to the 15 are in Switzerland. Banned in March, which is the current state. The FCB must be in the second leg on 19. March in many a well-attended St. Jakob-Park, because the opponent from the Bundesliga is much more attractive for the Fans than Apeol Nicosia in the sixteenth-final. However, Eintracht Frankfurt is also the much bigger hurdle. The way in the quarter-final is difficult for the last remaining Swiss representative.
The other eighth-final matches
Istanbul Basaksehir - Copenhagen
Olympiakos Piraeus - Wolverhampton Wanderers
Glasgow Rangers - Bayer Leverkusen
Wolfsburg - Shakhtar Donetsk
Inter-Milan - Getafe
Sevilla - Roma
LASK - Manchester United
Created: 28.02.2020, 19:47 PMUpdated Date: 02 March 2020, 07:06