Standard and Eintracht Frankfurt meet at Stade Maurice Dufrasne, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Group Stage). In this match the home factor may be decisive, since the Standard presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
After 1 win and 2 losses, the home team is currently in 3rd position, with 3 points won. In the last match, he lost (2‑1) against Eintracht Frankfurt, after in the previous match, he lost by (4‑0) away with Arsenal. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 matches he has recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 21 goals scored and 25 suffered; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium, with 30 goals scored and 15 suffered. The team arrives at this match after a loss away with Gent by (3‑1). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Standard won 9 and drew 1. Their defense has not been very solid, since they suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, since He scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 comeback.
The main focus of the Standard de Liège is to get a place in the final phase, but he knows it won’t be easy. You must have regularity during the rounds, always looking for as many points as possible, even against a direct rival. It is crucial that you show your best football on the field, because that way you will be more likely to win. Respect for the rival is something that must exist, but for having its objectives, it must be annulled so as not to be surprised. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.
Eintracht Frankfurt :
The visiting team is currently in the 2nd position, with 6 points won, after 2 wins and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he won out against Vitória Guimarães by (0-1). In the last game, he won at home against Standard by (2‑1). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 8 wins and 7 losses as a visitor, with 34 goals scored and 29 suffered; against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in his stadium, with 32 goals scored and 18 suffered. In the last match he played, for the Bundesliga, he won Bayern München at home by (5-1). In his last away game, for the DFB Pokal, he won by (1-2) against St. Pauli. In its last 4 away matches for the UEFA Europa League, Eintracht Frankfurt records 3 wins and 1 loss. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 7 of the last 9 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 43 of their last 60 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. This is a team that does not usually feel difficult to open the scoring: it scored the first goal in 7 of the last 9 matches for the UEFA Europa League, of these 7 it reached the break in advantage in 5 and always managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘.
What Eintracht Frankfurt is doing so far is within its reality, but to move on to the next phase it needs to be regular. This means that even far from your domains you will need to score points, even more playing against a direct rival. Therefore, you must enter the field to show perfect performance, from defense to attack, as this is how you can win the game. Of course, you must maintain respect for your rival, but that does not mean that you should stop imposing yourself. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.