Frankfurt 4-0 Leipzig: The Eagles rout RB to extend good form
Eintracht Frankfurt see RB Leipzig off 4-0 on Saturday at the Commerzbank Arena. Both teams arrived on the back of wins. Frankfurt were looking to pick up points after winning last match while Leipzig had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 2-0 victory against Wolfsburg. Frankfurt are now in 9th place on the table and have 8 points while Leipzig sit in 11th with 5 points after 5 matches.
Frankfurt found the net first, when Daichi Kamada opened the rout, 16 minutes in. They then scored again, pulling level thanks to a goal from Sebastian Rode, at 22 minutes, finishing the first half 2-0.
The Eagles once more applied the pressure in the second half and were rewarded, with a goal from Tuta, 67 minutes in. They then scored again, thanks to a goal from Rafael Borre in the 84th minute to give a final score of 4-0.
Substitutions for Frankfurt included Eric Ebimbe, Rafael Borre, Ansgar Knauff, Timothy Chandler and Hrvoje Smolcic for Sebastian Rode, Randal Kolo Muani, Jesper Lindstrom, Kristijan Jakic and Christopher Lenz, respectively. Leipzig brought on Emil Forsberg, Dominik Szoboszlai, Marcel Halstenberg, Amadou Haidara and Andre Silva, to replace Dani Olmo, Kevin Kampl, David Raum, Mohamed Simakan and Timo Werner.
There were bookings for Djibril Sow from Frankfurt, and Benjamin Henrichs, for Leipzig.
Frankfurt next face Wolfsburg while Leipzig are at home to Borussia Dortmund.
|Eintracht Frankfurt:||Kevin Trapp, Kristijan Jakic (Timothy Chandler, min.86), Evan N`Dicka, Tuta, Christopher Lenz (Hrvoje Smolcic, min.87), Jesper Lindstrom (Ansgar Knauff, min.74), Djibril Sow, Sebastian Rode (Eric Ebimbe, min.32), Mario Gotze, Daichi Kamada and Randal Kolo Muani (Rafael Borre, min.74)|
|RB Leipzig:||Peter Gulacsi, Mohamed Simakan (Amadou Haidara, min.69), Josko Gvardiol, Willi Orban, Benjamin Henrichs, Konrad Laimer, Kevin Kampl (Dominik Szoboszlai, min.46), David Raum (Marcel Halstenberg, min.69), Christopher Nkunku, Dani Olmo (Emil Forsberg, min.11) and Timo Werner (Andre Silva, min.74)|
|Stadium:||the Commerzbank Arena|
|Goals:||Daichi Kamada (1-0, min. 16), Sebastian Rode (2-0, min. 22), Tuta (3-0, min. 67) and Rafael Borre (4-0, min. 84)|