FRangfurt/Main (dpa) – Eintracht Frankfurt celebrated a spectacular shooting festival against Bayer 04 Leverkusen in a duel between players in the round of 16 of the European League.
At the end of the fifteenth round of the German Bundesliga, Oliver Glasner’s team defeated third place in the standings table with a score of 5: 2 (2: 2). In front of 12,000 spectators, Bayer striker Patrick Schick (5th and 22nd minute/hand penalty) gave the visitors a 2-0 lead on Sunday. It’s been his 13th and 14th hit in twelve Bundesliga football matches so far.
The goals were scored by Frankfurt Tita (23), Jesper Lindstrom (30), Ivan Ndica (50), Christian Jakic (66) and Djibril Su (76th place). While the Frankfurt team is gaining momentum in the first league, the Werkself team suffered a severe setback in the championship race. On the other hand, Eintracht climbed to the ninth place in the table.
Live exchange of blows
For Leverkusen, who previously scored ten goals in both league games against RB Leipzig (3:1) and against SpVgg Greuther Fürth (7:1), the goalscorers on the Main continued quickly. The focus was again on elegance. Florian Virts pointed the ball with his heel to Andreich, who passed the ball and the Czech scored the net to make the score 1-0.
In the 22nd minute, he increased a penalty kick that was confidently converted to 2-0. And the ball had jumped to the hand of Frankfurt Sue in a duel with Robert Andrich, which referee Marco Fritz did not recognize until after video evidence. he. In doing so, Schick achieved two occasions: the penalty kick was the 5,000th in Bundesliga history and the Bayer striker was the 1,000th.
However, Leverkusen had to quickly bury hope for another shooting fest. A few seconds later, Tota scored 1:2 after the ball flew to him after a corner kick from the crowd and noise and managed to move away from the goal area line unobstructed. The race to reach the Hessians continued. After a gentle move from defender Martin Hinterger on Raphael Bure and Sau, who played Lindstrom smartly in the race. With a powerful and accurate shot, the Dane set 2:2.
After the start of the second half, the exchange of blows continued dynamically and was tailored to the very agile Eintracht. After a corner kick from Philip Kostek, the ball fell at the feet of Ndika, who made it 3-2 from close range. A little later, the guests were able to thank their goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky, who was able to deliver a powerful skewed free kick from Kostik with his fingers over the bar. After that, the Finn was helpless against the goals of Jakic and Sau.
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