Donetsk - Frankfurt
Eintracht Frankfurt have not be able to continue on its triumphant progress through the Europa League, but must hope to continue on to the last sixteen round. Despite the 80-minute Outnumbered the hessians had to make on Thursday in the intermediate round first leg, when Ukrainian Champions Shakhtar Donetsk with a 2:2 (1:1). Martin Hinteregger in the 7. Minute and Filip Kostic (50.) met in front of around 15,000 spectators in Kharkiv for the football Bundesliga, who had previously designed all six of their group games victorious. Marlos (10.) by foul penalty and Taison (67.) scored the goals for the Ukrainians, who after an early field reference against Taras Stepanenko (11.) almost the entire lot in the best riding.
The harmony not hid, and put the house of lords with aggressive Pressing immediately under pressure. The courage was soon rewarded, because the first Chance was sitting. Sebastian Rode struck a free-kick to the far post, where Hinteregger with Donetsk Keeper Andriy Pjatow ended with a header. The joy of the early lead lasted only briefly. Almost in return, referee Anthony Taylor pointed to a battle between Evan N'Dicka and Junior Moraes to the penalty spot. Marlos turned sure. Just 60 seconds later, the next scandal followed. After a Foul on Rode the short previously warned Stepanenko Yellow saw Red.
With the numerical Superiority of the hessians were able to start despite a clear field advantages not much, even if Luka Jovic (24.) with a left-footed shot just wide of the post and Ante Rebic (26.) with a shot into the side-netting the second goal on the foot. Donetsk remained in his hit-and-run attacks are always dangerous. Only five minutes before the break offered the hessians once again a possibility. Mijat Gacinovic failed with a long-range shot to Pjatow.
After the exchange remained Rode with calf problems in the cabin, for him, Jetro Willems came. And again, the Concord got off to the better Start. After a wide flank of Jovic Kostic was free at the far post completely and pushed the Ball to the 2:1 into the network. Frankfurt controlled the game and came to the further possibilities. Rebic (60.) failed with a direct free-kick to Pjatow, Jovic (61.) pass by heading the Ball in a free-standing. But Donetsk had long since abandoned. Eintracht goalkeeper Kevin Trapp foiled with a gloss parade against defender Ismaily (62.) the balance of the year, a little later, but Taison.
Krasnodar - Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen has kept up with the 0:0 draw in the first leg of the Europa League-round at FK Krasnodar all the doors for the first knockout round in the open, but it also failed to achieve an important away goal. Prior to the 34 827 spectators in Krasnodar-the stadium of the football team had on Thursday evening a very good chance of victory, took advantage of but no.
The 116 travelling Bayer Fans saw a good game with initially little more active Leverkusenern. Endurance runner Karim Bellarabi had to play by Leon Bailey was the first good opportunity in the game (7.) - but his shot was blocked. The Bundesliga Sixth played well, but was often careless with passes in the midfield. So, put Krasnodar with its Counter needle stitches. Leverkusen's goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky failed to hold on to a shot from Wanderson (21.) - without consequences. In the case of a Top-possibility of Ivan Ignatyev of the fin in the Bayer had to risk a gate, then head and a collar (24.).More about
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The biggest Chance before the break gave the Swede Kristoffer Olsson, who failed to enter Wanderson just (39.). As Bailey from 20 yards left a dangerous, seemed to be the guests guide due - but Stanislaw Krizjuk deflected the Ball in where the Need is highest around the post (56.). Shortly before that, Kevin Volland had a good Chance. The team of coach Bosz, who was in 2017 with Ajax Amsterdam Europa-League-Finalist, now had more from the game. The team of coach Murad Musayev, I noticed after the break that she has completed 63 days of a competitive game. The last was on 13. December, as the Russians in the group stage of the Europa League 0:3 in Sevilla lost. Even without captain Lars Bender, who was absent due to a fiber tear in the thigh, the factory self is a courageous Away. The hustle and Bellarabi gave another Chance to the distinct possibility of an away win (66.). Bosz brought in Lucas Alario in the 79. Minute another striker - but the revenue hit offensive not succeeded even in the stormy conclusion of a hand game but knew Alario-hit. (dpa)