Europa League: Eintracht Frankfurt and Antwerp draw 2-2 on Thursday

FRANKFURT AM MAIN. Eintracht Frankfurt manages to recover against Antwerp with a goal on the R. Nainggolan 33' and a goal on the M. Samatta 89'.

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FRANKFURT AM MAIN. Eintracht Frankfurt manages to recover against Antwerp with a goal on the R. Nainggolan 33′ and a goal on the M. Samatta 89′. Eintracht Frankfurt was far superior when it came to possession ball (62%)​

The match was held at the Deutsche Bank Park (Frankfurt am Main) Stadium in Frankfurt am Main on Thursday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney who was helped by Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 2.9 degrees Celsius or 37.26 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 84%.​

Match Statistics

Eintracht Frankfurt was in firm control of the ball 62% while Antwerp was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Eintracht Frankfurt was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Eintracht Frankfurt to win the match​.

Eintracht Frankfurt shot 19 times, 5 on target, 14 off target. On the other side, Antwerp shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Eintracht Frankfurt. On the other side, Antwerp received 2 yellow cards (D. Dessoleil and M. Frey).

After playing this match, Eintracht Frankfurt will have 10 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Antwerp will have 1 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 13'
    13'

    D. Kamada

    T. Chandler

  • 33'
    33'

    R. Nainggolan

  • 59'
    59'

    D. Dessoleil

  • 66'
    66'

    A. Yusuf

    P. Dwomoh

  • 69'
    69'

    S. Lammers

    R. Borre

  • 71'
    71'

    R. De Laet (Goal Disallowed)

  • 76'
    76'

    J. Eggestein

    V. Fischer

  • 79'
    79'

    J. Hauge

    J. Lindstrom

  • 84'
    84'

    M. Frey

  • 89'
    89'

    M. Samatta

  • 90'
    90'

    G. Paciencia

    D. Kamada

  • 90'
    90'

    S. Rode

    K. Jakic

  • 90'
    90'

    G. Paciencia

Next match

In the upcoming Europa League match, Eintracht Frankfurt will play away with Fenerbahçe on the 9th of December with a 0-0 head to head record.

Antwerp will host Olympiakos Piraeus on the 9th of December with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Olympiakos Piraeus (0 draws).

Eintracht Frankfurt: Formation and Lineups

Eintracht Frankfurt started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Oliver Glasner chose to play with the following team: Kevin Trapp (6.4), Tuta (6.7), Makoto Hasebe (6.9), Evan N’Dicka (6.8), Timothy Chandler (7.9), Kristijan Jakić (6.9), Djibril Sow (7.1), Filip Kostić (7.4), Jesper Lindstrøm (7.2), Daichi Kamada (7.3) and Rafael Santos Borré (6.2).

Substitutes

Eintracht Frankfurt made 4 changes: R. Borre for S. Lammers (69′), J. Lindstrom for J. Hauge (79′), D. Kamada for G. Paciencia (90′) and K. Jakic for S. Rode (90′).

Top player: Timothy Chandler

Probably the most impressive player in Eintracht Frankfurt was Timothy Chandler.

His rating is (7.9) with 40 passes (72% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 7 crosses.

Antwerp: Formation and Lineups

Antwerp started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

On the other side, Brian Priske Pedersen played with: Jean Butez (6.4), Ritchie De Laet (6.2), Dinis Almeida (7.1), Dorian Dessoleil (6.8), Sam Vines (6.4), Pierre Dwomoh (6.2), Birger Verstraete (7.4), Radja Nainggolan (7.2), Viktor Fischer (6.5), Michael Frey (6.4) and Mbwana Ally Samatta (7.4).

Substitutes

Antwerp made 2 changes: P. Dwomoh for A. Yusuf (66′) and V. Fischer for J. Eggestein (76′).

Top player: Birger Verstraete

Probably the most impressive player in Antwerp was Birger Verstraete.

His rating is (7.4) with 36 passes (86% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6.

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