Eintracht Frankfurt: Champions League? I take

The task is very demanding. But Eintracht Frankfurt is predestined to cope with them successfully – including goalkeeper Kevin Trapp is convinced that it must m

Eintracht Frankfurt: Champions League? I take

The task is very demanding. But Eintracht Frankfurt is predestined to cope with them successfully – including goalkeeper Kevin Trapp is convinced that it must make with his team this Thursday (21 clock in the F. A. Z.-liveticker for the Europa League and in DAZN, as well as RTL) in Basel 0:3 from the Europa League eighth - final first leg betting.

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"If someone can grab the Sensation, then there we are," says Trapp. "We have proven in the past." Basel should be warned, so of the Tenor of the goalkeeper. With a corresponding lust for battle and looking forward to the great challenge von Trapp and his colleagues the courage to make "the impossible possible" as he put it, his coach Adi Hütter.

Confidence power Trapp in addition, the Cut in the back round of the last Bundesliga season in Frankfurt would have to play especially "in the away heavily played". "We take the encounter in Basel very seriously," said Trapp. This setting is required of the Concord, and the white is also her coach. "We have brought this on us 0:3. Now we try the soup again auszulöffeln.“ With regard to the preparation time for the first game after the four-week holiday, need to implement the Frankfurter their projects at a record pace.

Soothing break

last Wednesday, the team – 28 field players and three goalkeepers stand to the first meeting in the new round on the course. Close in front of eyes the program of the summer round in the international business. The time pressure and flash start the hessians to believe, despite a lack of match practice has grown. The first few days after the holiday were "unusual". "Still, I had impression the that we by you with the Ball, but more by you. It all looks very good and very focused,“ said Trapp, the rapid settling-in process. "The break after the long season has done well."

From the first impression of his players did also Hütter, who agreed with his staff after the completion of the performance tests, a "good physical condition" and the sense of duty of his team praised was. "All they have to complete in the holidays, your home program." Playing a form of check subjected to Frankfurt on Saturday evening in the test match against AS Monaco. The match in the world Cup Arena was not finished at the time of writing of this edition.

"Absolute priority"

The second duel with FC Basel – the first had taken place in March in Frankfurt, before then, the international game was set – for Hütter "an absolute priority. I want to send a Team to the place the want to a hundred percent victory,“ announced the coach. "If all goes well, we are able to turn the result." The result in Switzerland will have, according to Hütter, a "decisive influence" on the further development of Frankfurt's preparations for the new Bundesliga season on 18. September to begin.

Updated Date: 02 August 2020, 10:19

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