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The great dangers and weaknesses of Eintracht Frankfurt

Published:18/03/2022 - 15:28h

Updated:18/03/2022 - 19:06h

Eintracht Frankfurt will be Barça's next rival in the Europa League quarterfinals. Like any team, it has its strengths and weaknesses, so Xavi will be aware of all the details

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The Europe League has desvelado the crosses of quarter-finals. To the FC Barcelona will touch him measure in front of the Eintracht Frankfurt, first in Germany and afterwards in the Camp Nou. The germanos occupy the ninth position of the Bundesliga, to seven points of the European places. However, also it is true that have left on the way to a very good Betis, that won in his visit to Catalonia (0-1) to beginnings of December.

With 27 points of difference regarding the Bayern Munich, all the efforts of the German group are in the international competition, in where they look for to give a 'hit' on the table in front of the Barcelona. Between the names more resaltantes of the first team is the one of Kevin Trapp, goalkeeper of the PSG in the historical traced back (6-1) of the Barça in Champions. Five years afterwards, could go back to have to the Catalans like hangman.

Another of his figures is Rafael Santos Erased, exjugador of River Plate of Argentina. The Colombian of 26 years has of a lot of mobility and is the referent inside the area. In what it goes of campaign, sum eight goals and six assistances in all the competitions, turning into an aim to take into account for Xavi Hernández.


In spite of the bad moment that cross in the championship Teutonic, his desbordes by the bands keep intact. Filip Kostic Is the attendant to drive the balloon by the left side and his centres, to the equal that his finish to door, accustom to be the greater cause of danger in the attacks of the Frankfurt.

Added to the Serbian, also is the captain Sebastian Rode. With 31 years, is a fixed in the medullary of Oliver Glasner, and has a very defined concept on as lead a team. His go through the Bayern Munich of Pep Guardiola helped to form his character and discipline, by what the centre of the field tends to be a territory complicated for his opponents. In front of the Betis used a training 3-6-1, in where they dominated the transfer of the balloon, something that could benefit them in front of the culés. No by at all they are the third team of the Bundesliga that more runs inside the terrain, in where promedian 119 kilometres by party between all his players, only surpassed by the Bayern Munich.


Although the Eintracht tends to be very physical, the true is that it also has several points against of which will take advantage of Xavi. Some information will be able to take out of Fabio White, the 'perla' of the Barça B, that arrived during the market of pertinent winter of the group of the river Meno.

When keeping very populated the half zone, the fault of speed turns it into a very compact and predictable team in his attacks. Already inside his staff do not find those footballers to be able to as In front of Rebic, Sébastian Haller, and Luka Jovic, by what Marc-André ter Stegen could not taking part too much.

Already in defence, will suffer when defending the sides in front of fast players like Ousmane Dembélé and Adama Traoré, those who enjoy of a lot of acceleration. In spite of having central heights, the aerial game is not the best of the 'arms' of the Barcelona, by what the centres by up could diminish and abound those that are to ras of the lawn.

Historical differences

The Barcelona has a very been bulky list of winners in comparison with his European rival. The Frankfurt to raised the Glass of Germany in five occasions, while it possesses an alone title of League and a Glass of the UEFA (now designated Europe League). By his part, the Catalans have heaved the Glass of the King in 31 opportunities, and have been champions of Spain 26 times. In spite of that they never have achieved a Europe League, can 'boast' to have five Champions in his vitrinas. The differences are clear, but the ball is round and inside the field anything can suceder.

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