Eintracht Frankfurt has to fear the return in the Europa League. The Hesse came on Sunday in the big game of the Bundesliga only to a 1:1 (1:0) against the table the third Borussia Mönchengladbach. The DFB-Cup winner With remained while in the back round unbeaten, with the rivals VfL Wolfsburg and 1899 Hoffenheim celebrated on the 22. Round Victories. 51 500 spectators in the sold-out Commerzbank-Arena, Danny shot da Costa (45./+1) the lead for Frankfurt, Denis Zakaria (82.) managed the deserved equaliser for Gladbach.
Despite the low regeneration time of about 52 hours after the Europa League game at Shakhtar Donetsk (2:2) rotated Eintracht-Coach Adi Hütter, only behavior, and sent for the injured Sebastian Rode (calf) and Luka Jovic from the beginning, Jonathan de Guzman and Sebastién Haller on the square. After the short break, the hosts were by no means a tired impression, but delivered the gallery 90. To each other in an open exchange of blows hit in the Bundesliga.
Frankfurt continued in the attack, however, first of all, just little accents
More game shares, and chances were, first, the guests, the after the 0:3 damper against Hertha BSC on four positions changed took. Particularly active in front of the opposing housing Thorgan Hazard, who is this year without a hit in League one, and whose low shot in the 8. Minute only just on the wrong side of the post line. Then he shot a free kick from 18 meters, as well as another long-range shot from 22 metres, far above the Eintracht goal.
The biggest opportunity for Gladbach in the first half, Zakaria (25.) after a strong pass from Patrick Herrmann: Completely free standing, and with a weak conclusion, he failed at national goalkeeper Kevin Trapp, who was able to fend off with your foot.
The DFB-Cup winners ' Cup in the attack, however, first of all, just little accents. A shot attempt from 18 yards by striker Ante Rebic (19.) was no danger for Borussia goalkeeper Yann summer as a header but the ball is Sebastién Haller a little too high, which is got flank by Filip Kostic. The Serbian national team player was then but still the Torvorbereiter - even if unintentionally: His shot seconds before the interval whistle from 20 metres landed at da Costa, who struck from close range to make it 1:0.
After the restart, Borussia were initially the more active team with a longer train in front of the gate. In the 57. Minute were able to place men at your Keeper Kevin Trapp to thank that could clear a shot from the left half Position from Oscar Wendt with a gloss parade. Powerless Trapp was, by contrast, against the shot of Zakaria to 1:1. (dpa)