Dortmund – Eintracht Frankfurt SOCCER PICKS
Borussia Dortmund and Eintracht Frankfurt meet at Signal-Iduna-Park, in a match for the 3rd round of the Bundesliga. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 5 wins in the last 5 matches. In fact, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium was on 03-11-2018, in a match for the Bundesliga that ended in a Borussia Dortmund victory by (3-2). The goals of the match were scored by M. Russ (11 ‘Autogolo) and M. Batshuayi (77’ e 90 ‘), for Borussia Dortmund, and L. Jović (75’) and D. Blum (90 ‘), for the Eintracht Frankfurt. In this game the home factor may be decisive, since Eintracht Frankfurt presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor.
Currently in the 4th position, the team of the house won 4 points so far. In the 1st round, they won at home against RB Leipzig by (4-1). On the following day, the final score was tied by (0-0) in the visit to Hannover 96. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and abroad, since in the last 30 matches they have 4 wins, 8 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 21 conceded; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses at their stadium, with 30 goals scored and 18 conceded. In the last match that they disputed, for the Friendlies, they beat Osnabrück away by (0-6). Borussia Dortmund has won 6, tied 1 and lost 3 of the last 10 home matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he got the comeback in 3 of the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Borussia Dortmund is a club that has won eight Bundesliga titles (German Championship), being the most recent title conquered in the 2011/12 season, as well as having a Champions League title, conquered in the 1996 season / 97. In the last season, the team finished the German championship in fourth place, eight points behind the second classified, Schalke 04, and very far from the champion Bayern Munich. In the last five games that Borussia Dortmund played in their stadium, if we only count the games for the Bundesliga, they scored more than 0.5 goals in the first half in four. We believe that in this match Borussia Dortmund will play a very intense game and that the scoreboard will be opened even in the first half of the game, mainly due to the quality of Borussia’s attack and the fact that the team plays in their stadium, before their amateurs, where he usually makes good exhibitions.
Currently in 9th position, the visiting team has won 3 points so far. In the 1st round, they won against Freiburg by (0-2). On the following day, the final scoreboard recorded a defeat by (1-2) in the home game against Werder Bremen. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 losses in away matches, with 29 goals scored and 26 conceded; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 26 goals scored and 19 conceded. In the last 10 away matches Eintracht Frankfurt has won 3, tied 1 and lost 6. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. He has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches.
The Eintracht Frankfurt is a club that was already Bundesliga champion (German Championship), but in the distant season of 1958/59. In addition, the club was once a champion of the 2. Liga, won five times the DFB Pokal and once the Europa League, in 1979/80. In the last season, 2017/18 of the Bundesliga, Eintracht Frankfurt finished in eighth place, and if we analyze their games at home, we see that in seventeen games Eintracht Frankfurt managed to score goals in fourteen, showing having a strong attack when playing at home. Now, in the 2018/19 season, in two games Eintracht Frankfurt beat one by 2-0 and lost the other by 1-2. The two games that Eintracht Frankfurt played in this new season of 2018/19 had at least one goal in the first half.