Frankfurt in Corona-crisis: Without the Eintracht Fans, everything is different

The Coronavirus changed the life, the football, the Concord. Prior to the pandemic forced break of the Frankfurt tradition of the club was the weakest away team

Frankfurt in Corona-crisis: Without the Eintracht Fans, everything is different

The Coronavirus changed the life, the football, the Concord. Prior to the pandemic forced break of the Frankfurt tradition of the club was the weakest away team of the Bundesliga, and only the relative home strength kept the hessians before slipping into the relegation zone. In the seven games after the restart of the League, Eintracht have won three of their four away games, but none of their three home games. Hütters statement: "The games will be held virtually on a neutral floor. This also shows how important Fans are. In particular, in the case of us. Our viewers have a good sense. You are always there when we need them the most.“

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Also, for the opponent, the frenetic to the public in Frankfurt was a factor. "I can't prove it, but I think the 3:3 against Freiburg, the Fans would have been confused at this extreme course of the game, the Freiburg-and especially goalkeeper Schwolow stronger." At that time, the harmony was, in spite of a variety of great scoring chances in a 1:3 behind, the they could against the tough defending in Freiburg shortly before the end of the correct.

That the spectators have the Power to scream the Ball in the opponent's goal, this thought comes to mind when Viewing the statistics. The ratio of home wins per season for the Bundesliga starting in 1963, in the middle of 50.5 percent. 23 percent of the games ended in a draw to have won 26.5 percent of the away teams. To the Corona-Pause the current game time was moved in a statistical framework (maximum value for a season, 57.1 percent, minimum value is 41.2 percent): 43.1 percent of the batches up to and including the 25. Game day ended with three points for the home team. After the restart, the rate (rounded) is 20 percent of the home and 50% away wins.

As seen in the role of a favorite, the Concord for this Wednesday (18.30 occupies in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker for the football Bundesliga and Sky) against Schalke 04 into perspective. But coach Hütter is no one who gives a lot on inputs. "Series are meant to be finished", is his Motto.

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Speaking of series: 13 Times testing the Schalke tried to last in vain, to win a League game, at home and in Foreign lands. The 1:1 on Sunday against Leverkusen, however, was a sign of hope. The Gelsenkirchen-deserved point against the Champions League aspirants, with a courageous performance. "Schalke against Leverkusen very aggressive, snappy, and running strong. Because you have fallen for me well,“ said the 50-Year-old. "Despite the many injuries they have grown together as a Team." Therefore, Hütter expected to be "a attractive game" with lots of battles and a lot of momentum. "I hope that we will have the longer breath," said the Vorarlberg.

As is so often the after the Corona break. 21 of their 23 goals in the Eintracht scored in the second half. "You can now say, we slept through the first half, but I'm glad, how's it going," says the Concord coach, and certified his team with a "Top-constitutional" – in spite of the mammoth program for the past two years. The clash with Schalke is the 102. Duty game since Hütters the start of work on the Main in July 2018. "Even though we played by all the teams, most of all, we have injured the least, a great compliment to our medical Department and our fitness and rehab coach."

at The Moment, is not only Gelson Fernandes operational, the Swiss returns to a tendon injury in the next week in the team training. Goncalo Paciencia is burning, however, after six weeks of disruption on a test. As long as a muscle injury to put the Portuguese striker out of action. The best scorer of the preliminary round was not missing in the back round, his compatriot André Silva. The 24-year-old midfielder's six goals-the best shooter in the League since the reboot.

Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 09:19

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