Frankfurt 0-3 Sporting: Visitors cruise past The Eagles in one-sided contest

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Sporting Lisbon
Photo Credit: AP

Sporting CP see Eintracht Frankfurt off 3-0 on Wednesday at the Commerzbank Arena. Today’s result, Frankfurt are now in 4th place on the table and have 0 points while Sporting sit in 1st with 3 points after 1 match.

After an uneventful first half, Sporting continued to pile on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, with a goal from Marcus Edwards, 65 minutes in. The momentum was again with Sporting, who then scored again courtesy of a goal from Trincao on the 67 minute mark to establish a 2-0 result. However they weren’t finished yet and Nuno Santos made it 3-0, 82 minutes in to give a final score of 3-0.

Substitutions for Frankfurt included Luca Pellegrini, Rafael Borre, Lucas Alario, Ansgar Knauff and Makoto Hasebe for Christopher Lenz, Eric Ebimbe, Jesper Lindstrom, Kristijan Jakic and Daichi Kamada, respectively. Sporting brought on Luis Neto, Rochinha, Nuno Santos and Paulinho for Juste, Marcus Edwards, Pedro Goncalves and Trincao.

There were bookings for Evan N`Dicka and Kristijan Jakic from Frankfurt, and Hidemasa Morita, for Sporting.

In the second round of action in the Champions League Frankfurt will travel to play Olympique de Marseille and Sporting will play Tottenham Hotspur at home.

Technical card:
Eintracht Frankfurt:Kevin Trapp, Kristijan Jakic (Ansgar Knauff, min.83), Evan N`Dicka, Tuta, Christopher Lenz (Luca Pellegrini, min.46), Jesper Lindstrom (Lucas Alario, min.74), Mario Gotze, Eric Ebimbe (Rafael Borre, min.67), Djibril Sow, Daichi Kamada (Makoto Hasebe, min.84) and Randal Kolo Muani
Sporting CP:Antonio Adan, Sebastian Coates, Juste (Luis Neto, min.52), Goncalo Inacio, Pedro Porro, Hidemasa Morita, Manuel Ugarte, Matheus Reis, Pedro Goncalves (Nuno Santos, min.79), Trincao (Paulinho, min.79) and Marcus Edwards (Rochinha, min.74)
Stadium:the Commerzbank Arena
Goals:Marcus Edwards (0-1, min. 65), Trincao (0-2, min. 67) and Nuno Santos (0-3, min. 82)