Eintracht Frankfurt was last season the only German team which reached the quarter-finals and semi-finals respectively of a European competition. Bayern, Dortmund and Schalke all got knocked out in the round of the last 16 in the Champions League and Leverkusen just reached the round of the last 32 in the Europa League. Frankfurt got knocked out in the semi-finals of the Europa League by Chelsea.
Furthermore, they finished in the seventh position in the Bundesliga and so they qualified themselves for the second qualifying round for the Europa League this season. They won their first leg against FC Flora 2-1 and in the second leg the scoreboard showed the same result after 90 minutes and so Adi Hütter’s team is through to the third qualifying round of the Europa League.
This tactical analysis is a season preview which will look at Eintracht Frankfurt’s squad and will use a pre-season friendly against Luzern as well as the two games against Flora to predict how they might play this upcoming season.
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