Bundesliga Action at the Commerzbank Arena – Eintracht Frankfurt face Borussia Dortmund

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This Saturday sees Frankfurt go head to head with Dortmund at the Commerzbank Arena – Kick-off 6:30pm GMT.

Frankfurt, who are themselves currently struggling in fourth place in the League, are -1 points above fifth placed Dortmund going into the clash.

Eintracht Frankfurt arrive at this meeting, having secured 20 points so far this season

Frankfurt will have doubtless licked their wounds, following their recent defeat to B Mönchengladbach at Borussia-Park. Oliver Glasner’s men will hope that is enough to deliver a positive result in this match.

Also, Frankfurt keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last eight matches is astonishing this season, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. With a fourth position in the league and 6 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws, they currently have 20 points in the League having won six fixtures, drawn two games, and lost three meetings.

Playing at home, Frankfurt have won three meetings, drawn one game, and lost two matches.

A win in this fixture, would take Eintracht Frankfurt’s points from 20 to 23, so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for Frankfurt, in terms of goals scored (24). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Daichi Kamada (6), Jesper Lindstrom (5), and Randal Kolo Muani (3). Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with Frankfurt so far, having conceded 18 goals in their last fixtures so far.

It is likely that four key players will miss Saturday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Oliver Glasner and his Frankfurt team.

Borussia Dortmund go into this match with 19 points secured

Edin Terzic will hope that success brings further success, as his side look for another win in a row. Their last two outings resulted in victories against Stuttgart and Union Berlin.

Also, Dortmund keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last 11 matches is astonishing this season. Their position is fifth in the League and they have 19 points, that is, 6W, 4L and 1D having won six fixtures, drawn one game, and lost four meetings.

Dortmund have won two matches and lost three games of their five League matches away from home this season.

Winning this fixture will see Borussia Dortmund on 22 points.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring stats of 18 goals. Their stand out attacking players have been Youssoufa Moukoko (4), Marco Reus (2), and Julian Brandt (2). Dortmund have conceded 14 goals.

Dortmund’s squad has depth, but even so, Edin Terzic is likely to be missing six of they key players when they start Saturday’s game.

Eintracht Frankfurt v Borussia Dortmund – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Dortmund with a greater number of wins. In the last 52 meetings, they have enjoyed 28 wins, to Frankfurt’s 11 victories. Also, the last 16 games against Dortmund have resulted in nine wins for Frankfurt. January 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Die Borussen took all three points winning 2-3 away.

Players to watch

For Frankfurt, Daichi Kamada, one of their best scorers, has nettedsix goals in 11 League matches so far, while Youssoufa Moukoko is one of the top performing players after having scoredfour goals in 11 League fixtures this season for Dortmund.

Other players of note for Frankfurt are Jesper Lindstrom and Randal Kolo Muani with five goals and three goals respectively and for Dortmund are Youssoufa Moukoko and Marco Reus with four goals each.