Eintracht Frankfurt and Strasbourg meet at Commerzbank ‑ Arena, in a second leg of this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Play-offs), after Strasbourg won at home by (1‑0).
After the defeat in the first leg, the home team arrives at this desicive game at a disadvantage, since it needs to recover 1 goal of disadvantage and has not scored any goal outside in the previous match. In the last match he played, for the Bundesliga, he lost with RB Leipzig out by (2‑1). In its last 10 home games, Eintracht Frankfurt records 5 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 4 of the last 5 games for this competition.
Eintracht Frankfurt arrives demotivated to this match, having added another defeat, 2-1, against RB Leipzig, for the Bundesliga. We remember that the Germans lost against Strasbourg in the first game of this tie. In this game at home, coach Adi Hutter must keep the team 3-4-3, favoring a style of ball possession and looking for space on the flanks. Gacinovic and Rebic must play in the attack front of the local club: both are very fast and strong in the finalization. Out of this game are Tyler Adams, Hannes Wolf and Upamecano.
The away team comes to this second leg with an advantage of 1 goal, but suffered 0 goals at home in the first leg. In the last match he played, for League 1, he lost with Rennes at home by (0-2). In its last 10 away matches, Strasbourg records 3 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he always scored at least one goal in the last 5 games for this competition.
Strasbourg is unmotivated for this match, after a 0-2 defeat against Rennes, in a match for the French championship. It should be noted that the French beat Frankfurt in the first game, 1-0: the team’s only goal was scored by Kévin Zohi. In this game, coach Thierry Laurey must act with a defensive strategy, seeking only the counterattack to explore the back of the opponent’s defense. Striker Mothiba is the star of this visiting club and is very strong in the finalization. For this game, the coach cannot count on Caci and Fofana, both injured.