Tag: Eintracht Frankfurt

Defender Jérôme Boateng’s red card, ten minutes into the start of Bayern München’s match against Eintracht Frankfurt, opened the door to victory for the hosts. However, Bayern manager Niko Kovač’s unrealistic expectations, combined with naïve tactics, allowed Frankfurt to run riot in the second half and ultimately led to his eventual sacking on Sunday evening. […]

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Hutter Rose tactics

Frankfurt’s 5-3-2 defensive structure has proven difficult to play through, however Gladbach’s fast transitional play saw them score four against Adi Hütter’s team, asserting their place on top of the Bundesliga standings.  Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker. Both Borussia Mönchengladbach and Eintracht Frankfurt returned to Bundesliga action following a more upbeat Europa […]

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Tactical analysis RB Leipzig Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1 Bundesliga

RB Leipzig’s clash with Eintracht Frankfurt was a perfect example of football’s unparalleled fluidity and constantly evolving nature. The game began in chaos, before briefly bending to the will of Julian Nagelsmann’s tactics. Frankfurt adapted towards the end of the first half and exerted a surprising amount of control in the second. An eightieth minute […]

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Tactical analysis Bayern Munich Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1

Bayern Munich could win the Bundesliga title for the seventh time in a row. In a game full of Bayern domination against the challenged defensive department of Eintracht Frankfurt, the home side made efficient use of their abundance of scoring opportunities. Frankfurt could not cope with Bayern’s fast and skillful attackers and only scored a […]

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Bayer Leverkusen demonstrated their exciting possession game under coach Peter Bosz in a 6-1 thrashing of Eintracht Frankfurt. Leverkusen’s numbers tens Julian Brandt and Kai Havertz were able to dominate the game from the halfspaces against Frankfurt’s inadequate pressing, as Leverkusen stormed to an insurmountable lead early on. A change of system did little to […]

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European semi-finals are often highly anticipated, entertaining and thrilling tactical battles. Eintracht Frankfurt versus Chelsea was no different. Against a compact, man-marking and aggressive pressing unit, Sarri’s team struggled throughout, but adapted and were able to claim an important away goal. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker. Both these clubs sit in fourth […]

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