After the last two low-Eintracht Frankfurt has won in the Bundesliga again. Danny Da Costa (28. Minute) and Filip Kostic (57.) achieved in Sunday's game for the hosts the goals for the 2:1 (2:0) against Bayer Leverkusen. The goal scored in front of 46.500 viewers Karim Bellarabi (65.). For Leverkusen it was the first defeat after three lost games. By contrast, Frankfurt were able to defend after two years, the fear of opponents to defeat and fifth place.
Three days after the last group League to play in Europe, Frankfurt won at Lazio (2:1), and Bayer 05 at AEK Larnaca (5:1) showed the professionals of the club, no fatigue, and offered a fast-paced and exciting game with many opportunities. After 50 seconds the hosts had a great opportunity, as a Vice-world champion of Ante Rebic to the opponent's goal stormed, and instead of better self-deduct, cross-Sebastien Haller fit, which was blocked by Tin Jedvej.
the Leverkusen hidden not and, in contrast, were equally offensive football. In the 11. Minute, they called a penalty, as Simon Falette - he substituted for the injured Makoto Hasebe as defense chief - the Ball after a shot from Kevin Volland in the Arm. However, the Frenchman of state at the time of this action, back to Protect, so that the busy Referee Felix Brych had no penalty.
Frankfurt missed the early decision
Then it was the national goalkeeper Kevin Trapp of twice in the case of dangerous distance shots of Julian Brandt (15./18.) be Able had to show. A Minute later it was again tough in front of the Eintracht goal: After a corner the Ball came to Karim Bellarabi, who fired in from the penalty area border. According to video evidence of the match was known but, because his team-mate Alexandar Dragovic had taken in the offside Trapp.
The Frankfurt continued to press and were almost through an own goal by Jedvaj (23.) the lead gone, but the failed to head the ball from him went just over his own crossbar. Five minutes later, the hessians were rewarded for their bold, powerful style of play: To the remarkable combination and a sharp cross-pass to see needed da Costa to the Ball for 1:0 insert.
After the break, the duel remained at a high level and pace, with the home team exerted more pressure and dangerous goods. Especially Rebic, the approaching back of his world Cup Form, whirled, and in the penalty box.More about
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In the 57. Minute it was finally Kostic, marked the 2:0. Shortly thereafter, Rebic even had the 3:0 on the foot, his shot from half-right past the line but just wide of the goal. Instead, the harmony in the 65. Minute, cold the bell arabis connection hit to the short corner surprised. Thereafter, the Frankfurter, the play on Wednesday in Mainz, Germany, and the Hinrunden-final against Bayern Munich were, closer to the 3:1 in Leverkusen on compensation. (dpa)