The first aggressive sport of the brand new season is in the DFB Cup: Eintracht Frankfurt will need to do higher than Mannheim final yr in Magdeburg. So far, a single encounter is likely to be a good signal.
Monday at 20.46 (first aired and streamed sportschau.de) The new season additionally begins for Eintracht Frankfurt: Coach Oliver Glasner’s group has to play 1. FC Magdeburg, who have been promoted to the second division, in the first spherical of the DFB Cup. The particular begin time is because of an environmental marketing campaign by the DFB. All cup video games will begin one minute later than initially scheduled.
Frankfurters are nonetheless in good spirits after profitable the Europa League. “We took benefit of the 5 weeks of preparation to deliver all of the gamers collectively and refresh the outdated stuff,” says Glasner. With the exception of the ball towards Amsterdam’s “Ajax” group, which was stopped in a brief time frame, the pleasant matches have been additionally glad by the coach. While Eintracht are the clear favourites, the cup tie would be the first actual test of endurance. Compared to final yr, once you depart Mannheim, it needs to be profitable. “One loss in the first spherical is sufficient,” Glasner mentioned.
Magdeburg – Frankfurt is the hardest lot to get: Christian Tietz’s group has been promoted as champions of the third division and triggered nice euphoria in town. Moreover, in contrast to Eintracht, it’s already in aggressive mode: Two match days have ended in which FCM have carried out decently in the Second Division. After a 1-2 loss towards Fortuna Dusseldorf, they gained 3-2 away in Karlsruhe.
At Eintracht Frankfurt, goalkeeper Kevin Trapp has recovered from an an infection, whereas Evan N’Dikka, who was not too long ago injured, could possibly be match for motion. And new arrival Jerome Onguene is not going to journey to Magdeburg after dislocating his thigh in the final pleasant in Waldorf. Also absent: Aurelio Buta (knee surgical procedure) and Hrvoje Smolcic, who continues to be suspended for the Croatian Cup.
Magdeburg should do with out Florian Kath, who’s out with glandular fever. Luca Schuler and Maximilian Franz, who’re enhancing their expertise, is not going to be there both.
Eintracht can play as follows:
Magdeburg can play like this: Reimann – El-Hankoury, Sechelman, Bitroff, Bell Bell – Muller – Krempicki, Conde – Tseka, Kwarteng – Atik
That’s what the coaches say
Oliver Glasner: “We really feel prepared, however we’ve to indicate it now. This yr it is simpler as a result of many processes are already clear and no common gamers have left us. We have built-in the newcomers effectively and they’re all doing effectively.”
Christian Tietz: “Frankfurt run very effectively and press effectively. They are shut and at all times have good concepts on the subject of organising play. Eintracht is a group with prime quality in each a part of the group.”
You have to concentrate to those gamers
What position does Daichi play in Kama? Mario Götze’s dedication signifies that the air of stability is skinny for the Japanese. Maybe Kamada will make it to the highest six. At the Waldorf, Glasner tried these similar choices and later mentioned Kamada felt snug in an unfamiliar place. Therefore, it is extremely probably that he’ll keep subsequent to Djibril Sou in Magdeburg and begin the sport from there.
Baris Atik was the perfect participant of the third division final season. The 27-year-old participant managed to attain an unbelievable 40 factors. He scored 19 objectives and scored one other 21 objectives. He has been straight concerned in practically half of all FCM objectives this season. The former Turkish worldwide additionally has an enormous benefit: he can play each as a ahead and straight behind the forwards – and can absolutely present Eintracht’s protection with one activity or one other.
Eintracht Frankfurt and 1. FC Magdeburg performed just one sport towards one another. It was six years in the past and was additionally in the first spherical of the cup. Frankfurt have been struggling on the time, with a 1-1 draw going all the best way to penalties after 120 minutes, which Eintracht gained. A good signal: In the 2016/2017 cup season, Eintracht Frankfurt reached the ultimate.