2019-20 Bundesliga – Eintracht Frankfurt vs Koln Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Eintracht Frankfurt vs Koln kick off? Wednesday 18th December, 2019 – 19:30 (UK)

Where is Eintracht Frankfurt vs Koln being played? Commerzbank-Arena

What TV channel is Eintracht Frankfurt vs Koln on in the UK? BT Sport have the rights to German Bundesliga matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Eintracht Frankfurt vs Koln in the UK? If televised, subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for Eintracht Frankfurt vs Koln?

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

Koln – https://fc.de/fc-tickets/ticketnews/

What was the score in the last meeting between Eintracht Frankfurt & Koln? Eintracht Frankfurt 4-2 Koln

THE TEAM NEWS

EINTRACHT FRANKFURT

  • Eintracht Frankfurt's struggles continued on Sunday as they slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Schalke, despite having an extra man for the final 25 minutes.
  • To make matters worse, midfielder Lucas Torro and goalkeeper Ronnow both sustained bad injuries, so with Trapp still absent, third-choice keeper Wiedwald will start in goal.
  • Coach Hutter made six changes to his line-up against Schalke but regular starters Hasebe, Da Costa and Goncalo Paciencia are set to be recalled, while Kohr is available again after suspension.

Predicted line-up (3-4-1-2): Wiedwald; Toure, Hasebe, Hinteregger; Da Costa, Sow, Rode, Kostic; Kamada; Andre Silva, Goncalo Paciencia

Unavailable: Russ (Injured), Trapp (Injured), Abraham (Suspended), Ronnow (Injured), Lucas Torro (Injured)

Doubtful: Fernandes (Illness), Gacinovic (Injured)

KOLN

  • Koln beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 at home on Saturday to claim their first win in seven Bundesliga games and their first under Gisdol, although they were helped by two red cards.
  • Right-back Ehizibue is suspended after collecting his fifth yellow card of the campaign on Saturday so Schmitz is set to return to the side.
  • Risse has been ruled out after picking up an injury so 17-year-old Thielmann could feature again after making his Bundesliga debut, while Cordoba is expected to start in place of Modeste up front.

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Horn; Schmitz, Bornauw, Czichos, Katterbach; Skhiri, Hector; Thielmann, Drexler, Jakobs; Cordoba

Unavailable: Clemens (Injured), Risse (Injured), Ehizibue (Suspended)

Doubtful: Bader (Injured), Sobiech (Injured), Kessler (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Now could be a good time for Koln to take on Frankfurt. The Eagles are feeling the effects of their season starting with Europa League qualifying in July, taking just one point from their last five league games. With injuries and suspension adding to the toll, the visitors could nick a result here.

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