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This weekend’s most anticipated Bundesliga fixture came at the Red Bull Arena as RB Leipzig welcomed Eintracht Frankfurt. Both teams began the season with a win last week. Frankfurt overcame Hoffenheim in a tight game at home, whilst Leipzig trounced Bundesliga new boys Union Berlin 4-0.

With Leipzig looking to make a challenge for the title this year, this fixture was an excellent chance to show whether this is a realistic goal. Frankfurt finished seventh last season and managed a semi-final in the Europa League and would provide a tough challenge. Both of their games against Leipzig last season ended in stalemates.

This tactical analysis looks at how both sides approached the game and delves into the tactics used by both managers to counteract one another.

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