Eintracht in the Bundesliga: time for development work in Frankfurt

Officially it still is. But none of the team circle of the Concord dare on Saturday, to call the name, nor about winning this year's Europa League campaign at

Eintracht in the Bundesliga: time for development work in Frankfurt

Officially it still is. But none of the team circle of the Concord dare on Saturday, to call the name, nor about winning this year's Europa League campaign at the next Champions League to participate. After the 0:3 in the eighth-final first leg, it would need to be in the return game against Basel a little football miracle, and then at the final tournament more even.

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Peter Hess

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After the 1:1 when 1. FC Köln and the Victories of Wolfsburg and Hoffenheim is done for the harmony, the theme of the European Cup. Coach Adi Hütter responded to the question of whether he had to prepare for the meeting with Basel in the beginning of August a Plan, with a tight "Yes." Run he didn't like him. "We're going to the game against Paderborn in the well-deserved vacation. The focus is directed to Paderborn.“

That will soon be no magic Europe, pending League nights more, engine no Frankfurter in despair. You could get used also to the idea. Hütter said: "what a Shame" found: "Disappointing is the wrong word." Central defender Hinteregger recalled that a few weeks ago, no one would have believed in it, to be able to a Chance to get back to Europe gain: "If we conclude after such a turbulent season with a eighth place, we can be very proud of," said the Austrian.

sporting Director Bruno Hübner liked not only see the Negative: "I'm torn. On the one hand I regret it, because Eintracht Frankfurt European Cup just can. On the other hand, Adi Hütter has now is the time to develop the team.“ Hütter left no doubt that he and his professionals would be very happy to play again international. "We wanted to preserve the last Chance. In the mid-term we knew, of course, that Hoffenheim and Wolfsburg have led.“ Nevertheless, his Team chased after the dream of Europe, resembled the Cologne-based management of Kainz (45., Foul penalty) by Dost (72.) and had several opportunities to score the winning goal.

"In the second half, we played almost on a goal," said Hütter, and added: "It is not, of course, a pity that we are after 29 international Play in the past two years. On the other hand, it was not an easy season. It is not, of course, that we play in Europe every year.“ The semi-finals of the DFB-Pokal and the knockout stages in the Europa League were not necessarily to be expected.

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In the past few weeks, the Concord proved that you do not need to be before the next season bang. The squad-based with three away wins in a row and other sovereign appearances, his League of fitness. And the performers all remain almost on Board. Even Filip Kostic could not stay, if the transfer market picks up again. But the Serbian left the accord in the last few weeks was hardly dependent. Kostic had his mammoth program with over 50 duty game in tribute to inserts and put for his or her circumstances and discrete performances.

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 18:20

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