Defeat in the return game: The trip to Europe on the Concord ends in Basel

in The morning, they had spoken of the "miracle of Basel". But, from the point of Eintracht's assistant coach Armin Reuters Hahn communicated the dream to no

Defeat in the return game: The trip to Europe on the Concord ends in Basel

in The morning, they had spoken of the "miracle of Basel". But, from the point of Eintracht's assistant coach Armin Reuters Hahn communicated the dream to nothing. For the Frankfurt football professionals in the knockout stages is the Terminus in the Europa League. Heavy 0:3 weighed first-leg defeat in the March to Concord, the game also took place 147 days later in the return of any funds, the FC Basel is crucial to add. "We are very courageous in the task, in. We wanted to pull this off," said sporting Director Fredi Bobic, RTL: "But we are not today, but in the first leg eliminated."

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On Thursday night, without spectators at St. Jakob-Park, had to give the team of coach Adi Hütter and again beaten – this time it was 0:1. This was clearly too little to make the leap into the quarter-finals, in the next Tuesday Shakhtar Donetsk would be in the Schalke Arena in Gelsenkirchen on the harmony maintained. Now it is getting the Swiss, which had previously never been in the European Cup against a German Team, to do with the Ukrainians.

The Concord needed goals – many goals. Hütter thought prepared his Team very well. "The team is hot," he said. But from the kick-off was to see that it was missing the Frankfurt game of Luck. Compelling opportunities lack of product remained. Martin Hinteregger tried it with the head (19. Minute), Filip Kostic, with the balance (32.) and Danny da Costa's free-kick (41.). However, none of the actions bring the desired success.

the defensively strong Basel managed in the first game against the strongly several times saved the Eintracht goalkeeper Kevin Trapp to score a goal. However, their actions were better and more dangerous. So Silvan Widmer had two opportunities to bring the Swiss into the lead (25. and 27.). Bruno Hübner, the sports Director of the Concord, complained in the mid-term break against the TV channel RTL, "the last decisive Ball is missing. This is just too sloppy.“

Hütter responded, in the second section of the game with Makoto Hasebe for Evan Ndicka and Goncalo Paciencia for André Silva, two fresh forces, of which a new impetus should be. The largest had a Chance but again the Swiss. Again, it was Widmer, and the appeared free in front of Trapp and his master in the national Keeper was (49.). Hope came when Eintracht midfielder Dominik Kohr in the Basel penalty area penetrated, but goalkeeper Djordje Nikolic (57.) failed.

Kohrs, scamper as a Signal for the long final offensive? The Eintracht took over now the game command, and once again it was Hinteregger, the urging Power to the first Frankfurter Tor (60.). Nevertheless, it was necessary to exercise caution. The Basel captain Valentin thought Stocker and his Team in the lead, but Kostic, who remained on the offensive far behind its possibilities, cleared just before the goal line (62.).

Updated Date: 06 August 2020, 17:20

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