Gladbach seems to trying to resume their previous target, that is to end Bayern’s domination, even though such becomes hardly possible. The more reasonable one would be fighting for the Champions League spot. This weekend would be a perfect one to continue their positive trend while taking on Frankfurt, which have been winless in the past three games in Bundesliga. The clash will take place in Commerzbank Arena, Frankurt.
Both teams’ previous matches
Adolf Hutter’s men were once again beaten in the previous match. After a horrible loss against Leverkusen last weekend, they had another disappointing one in Europa League this Thursday while hosting FC Basel. They were crushed 0-3 by the goals of Samuele Campo, Kevin Bua and Fabian Frei.
Meanwhile, Lars Stindl and Co won 2-1 over FC Koeln at home. The Swiss youngster Bree Embolo opened the score sheet followed by Jorge Mere’s own goal. The visitor could only net one by Mark Uth.
Adolf Hutter, has opted for more various formations than 3-5-2, which was often deployed last year. He mainly employs 4-4-1-1, 4-2-3-1 or 4-4-2 lately with Andre Silva or Goncalo Pacienca as the targetman supported by two deadly wingers, Timothy Chadler and Filip Kostic.
Marco Rose has been deploying various formations since his arrival in Borussia Park from 3-4-2-1, 4-2-3-1, 4-4-2 or 3-5-2. The former RB Salzburg boss mainly relies on the French versatile forward Marcus Thuram with his eight goals and 5 assists so far in all competition. He can be accompanied by Alassane Plea or Breel Embolo plus Patrick Hermann.
Players to watch
In Frankfurt, the current top performers are Filip Kostic with four goals and eight assists, and the Austrian defender, Martin Hinteregger with six goals and one assist so far. Another key figure of the team lately is the Dutch striker, Bast Dost.
Their couterpart, Gladbach’s key men are the French connection Marcus Thuram and Alessane Plea. They both have bagged fourteen goals and provided fifteen assists. Another notable one is the winger Patrick Hermann.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Borussia M’Gladbach Prediction
Marco Rose’s men should take this opportunity to snatch three points despite playing away. The host seems to be quite shattered by their series of negative results plus the doubtful physical fitness after the midweek fixture in Europa League. Gladbach shall prevail by two goals difference or at least a narrow win.
The host is seemingly not considered as the favourite. They are backed to win at 2.95, which is not far from Marco Rose’s men odds to win. They are priced to win slightly higher at 2.25, whereas the odds for the draw result are at 3.70.
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