Frankfurt 4-2 Hoffenheim: Goals galore as The Eagles soar to three points
Eintracht Frankfurt banked all three points against the Hoffenheim in a 4-2 victory on Wednesday, at the Commerzbank Arena. Frankfurt were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Hoffenheim were beaten 3-1 in their previous match against RB Leipzig. Frankfurt and Hoffenheim are 4th, (26 points) and 10th, (18 points), spots respectively, after 14 matches.
It was an impressive opening from Frankfurt, when Djibril Sow found the net early in the first half. The momentum was again with The Eagles, who then scored again courtesy of a goal from Randal Kolo Muani on the 8 minute mark to establish a 2-0 result. The momentum was again with Frankfurt, who then scored again courtesy of a goal from Eric Ebimbe in the 29th minute to establish a 3-0 result. However, From Kraichgau region refused to lie down and managed to pull back a goal from Christoph Baumgartner on the 37 minute mark. However they weren’t finished yet and Ozan Kabak made it 3-2 just before half-time to see out the first half 3-2.
Frankfurt once more applied the pressure in the second half and were rewarded, when Jesper Lindstrom found the net, at 56 minutes. When the final whistle blew, the result was 4-2 to Frankfurt.
Substitutions for Frankfurt included Hrvoje Smolcic, Rafael Borre, Luca Pellegrini, Almamy Toure and Lucas Alario for Kristijan Jakic, Jesper Lindstrom, Ansgar Knauff, Eric Ebimbe and Randal Kolo Muani, respectively. Hoffenheim brought on Robert Skov, Kevin Akpoguma, Angelo Stiller and Fisnik Asllani, to replace Pavel Kaderabek, Quaresma, Muhammed Damar and Georginio Rutter.
The referee booked three players from Hoffenheim, Kevin Vogt, Christoph Baumgartner and Dennis Geiger.
|Eintracht Frankfurt:||Kevin Trapp, Evan N`Dicka, Tuta, Kristijan Jakic (Hrvoje Smolcic, min.64), Eric Ebimbe (Almamy Toure, min.90), Djibril Sow, Daichi Kamada, Ansgar Knauff (Luca Pellegrini, min.81), Jesper Lindstrom (Rafael Borre, min.81), Randal Kolo Muani (Lucas Alario, min.90) and Mario Gotze|
|Hoffenheim:||Oliver Baumann, Ozan Kabak, Kevin Vogt, Quaresma (Kevin Akpoguma, min.46), Pavel Kaderabek (Robert Skov, min.46), Dennis Geiger, Christoph Baumgartner, Muhammed Damar (Angelo Stiller, min.46), Angelino, Georginio Rutter (Fisnik Asllani, min.77) and Andrej Kramaric|
|Stadium:||the Commerzbank Arena|
|Goals:||Djibril Sow (1-0, min. 6), Randal Kolo Muani (2-0, min. 8), Eric Ebimbe (3-0, min. 29), Christoph Baumgartner (3-1, min. 37), Ozan Kabak (3-2, min. 46) and Jesper Lindstrom (4-2, min. 56)|