Regardless of ending the primary leg with 10 males, Eintracht Frankfurt are nonetheless alive of their collection Europa League quarterfinal collection towards Barcelona. Ferran Torres equalised after Ansgar Knauff put the hosts forward. However when Tuta was despatched off with over 10 minutes left on the clock, the guests could not capitalise, and the tie is all sq. 1-1 heading into the second leg.
Barcelona needed to come from behind to equalise, however they managed to keep away from defeat within the quarterfinal first leg, and their unbeaten run in all competitions has now reached 15 video games. They’ve had a powerful defensive file at residence and, though they could be lacking key personnel for this one, Xavi’s aspect seems to be going from energy to energy.
Given Barca’s latest run of kind, Glasner’s aspect might be pleased to nonetheless be in with an opportunity to advance to the semis. The German aspect already knocked off Spanish competitors within the earlier spherical in La Liga’s fifth-placed aspect Actual Betis, and they’re but to lose away from residence on this season’s Europa League. However the Nou Camp will seemingly show a sterner check.
Frankfurt have not picked up any wins within the final month, a run of attracts ending with residence defeat to SC Freiburg on the weekend, and the duty forward of them is clearly a tough one. If they will comprise Barcelona like they did at residence, they could simply have an opportunity of sneaking by means of.
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The right way to watch Barcelona vs. Eintracht Frankfurt
|Date||April 14||April 14||April 14||April 15|
|Time||20:00 BST||3:00 PM ET||3:00 PM ET||05:00 AET|
|TV channel||BT Sport, ESPN||UniMas, TUDN||—||—|
|Streaming||BT Sport app||fuboTV, Paramount+||DAZN||Stan Sport|
UK: The match might be carried on TV by BT Sport 2, and streamed on BT Sport platforms, together with the app.
USA: The match will air on UniMas and TUDN (Spanish) within the USA and people channels are streamed on fuboTV, which additionally gives a free trial to new subscribers. Paramount+ could have the English-language stream.
Canada: In Canada, each Europa League sport streams reside on DAZN.
Australia: Stan Sport holds the unique rights for all Europa League matches in Australia.
Barcelona vs. Eintracht Frankfurt predicted lineups
Xavi will want the complete depth of his squad for this match, as the house crew might be lacking as much as eight gamers. Confirmed absences embrace Samuel Umtiti, Memphis Depay, Moussa Wague, Ansu Fati, Sergio Robert, Sergino Destand Dani Alves. Gerard Pique can be a serious doubt for the sport.
Regardless of the absentees, Xavi ought to nonetheless have a powerful crew to select from in assault and midfield, although the protection could also be weaker than the house followers would favor. Clement Lenglet gave away a penalty on the weekend, solely a minute after coming onto the pitch towards Levante, but when Pique misses out he’ll have an opportunity at atonement.
Barcelona predicted lineup (4-3-3): Ter Stegen (GK) – Araujo, Lenglet, Garcia, Alba – Gavi, De Jong, Pedri – Traore, Aubameyang, Torres
Supervisor Oliver Glasner has comparatively fewer accidents to take care of in his squad. Tuta‘s pink card within the first leg will see him miss the sport in Catalonia, and can necessitate a change on the again. He is one in all three assured absentees, with ahead Ragnar Ache and backup goalkeeper Diant Ramaj additionally dominated out.
A change can also be wanted in midfield, with Djibril Sow a doubt after coming off injured on the weekend. Like Christopher Lenzit isn’t sure whether or not he’ll make the sport or not.
Eintracht Frankfurt predicted lineup (3-4-3): Trapp (GK) — Hinteregger, Hasebe, Ndicke — Knauff, Jakic, Rode, Kostic — Lindstrom, Borre, Kamada
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Barcelona vs. Eintracht Frankfurt betting odds
Unsurprisingly, Barcelona are the favourites with the sportsbooks. With the collection degree, they will be anticipated to take it away from the German aspect with the second leg performed at residence.
Regardless of the variety of accidents that Xavi’s aspect has picked up, the absences for the guests are prone to have a higher affect. With accidents in protection additionally that means Barca might be extra susceptible at residence than they normally are, the markets clearly sense the opportunity of targets on this sport.
(Sports activities Interplay)
|Barcelona Win (90 minutes)||1/3||-275||-342|
|Draw (90 minutes)||17/4||+450||+469|
|Frankfurt Win (90 minutes)||8/1||+700||+706|
|Over/Underneath 2.5 Targets||8/15||-185 / +145||-211 / +161|
|Each Groups to Rating (Y/N)||4/5||-125 / -105||-139 / -112|