2019-20 Bundesliga – Eintracht Frankfurt vs Fortuna Dusseldorf Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Eintracht Frankfurt vs Fortuna Dusseldorf kick off? Sunday 1st September, 2019 – 17:00 (UK)

Where is Eintracht Frankfurt vs Fortuna Dusseldorf being played? Commerzbank-Arena

What is the weather forecast for Eintracht Frankfurt vs Fortuna Dusseldorf? EXPECTED WEATHER & TEMPERATURE HERE (ADMIN)

What television channel is Eintracht Frankfurt vs Fortuna Dusseldorf on? Some Bundesliga matches are televised on BT Sport so check here for their TV schedule

Where can I stream Eintracht Frankfurt vs Fortuna Dusseldorf? If televised on BT Sport, this match can be streamed live via the BT Sport website and app

Where can I get tickets for Eintracht Frankfurt vs Fortuna Dusseldorf?

Eintracht Frankfurt – https://www.eintracht.de/tickets/

Fortuna Dusseldorf – https://shop.f95.de/f95/tickets.htm

What was the score when the teams last met? Fortuna Dusseldorf 0-3 Eintracht Frankfurt

THE TEAM NEWS

EINTRACHT FRANKFURT

  • Eintracht Frankfurt lost 2-1 at RB Leipzig last Sunday before sealing their place in the Europa League group stage with a 3-0 win over Strasbourg on Thursday, their fourth straight home win.
  • New signing Bas Dost is set to make his debut after completing his move from Sporting CP this week, the only question being whether the striker will start or be on the bench.
  • Centre-back David Abraham will be assessed after missing Thursday's second leg, while summer signing Djibril Sow is unlikely to feature until after the international break.

Predicted line-up (3-4-1-2): Trapp; Abraham, Hasebe, Hinteregger; Da Costa, Kohr, Fernandes, Kostic; Gacinovic; Dost, Rebic

Unavailable: Russ (Injured)

Doubtful: Sow (Injured), Abraham (Injured)

FORTUNA DUSSELDORF

  • Fortuna Dusseldorf failed to build on their impressive opening win at Werder Bremen as they slipped to a 3-1 defeat at home to Bayer Leverkusen last Saturday.
  • Defensive duo Marcel Sobottka and Kasim Adams have both been added to the injury list after tearing muscles in a friendly in midweek, although neither have started in the league yet anyway.
  • Markus Suttner is doubtful because of illness, with Bernard Tekpetey his most likely replacement, while Aymen Barkok will miss out against his parent club due to injury.

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Steffen; Zimmermann, Ayhan, Hoffmann, Giesselmann; Morales, Baker; Tekpetey, Karaman, Thommy; Hennings

Unavailable: Rensing (Injured), Stoger (Injured), Ampomah (Injured), Barkok (Injured), Sobottka (Injured), Adams (Injured)

Doubtful: Wolf (Injured), Suttner (Illness)

MATCH ANALYSIS

Fortuna Dusseldorf will aiming to avenge the two heavy defeats they suffered at the hands of Eintracht Frankfurt last season. This should be a goalfest, as 13 of their last 14 Bundesliga matches have seen over 2.5 goals, while Frankfurt boosted their firepower this week with the signing of prolific goalscorer Bas Dost.

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