Eintracht Frankfurt welcomes Werder Bremen to the Commerzbank Arena on October 6, 2019 in Round 7 of the German Bundesliga.
Eintracht Frankfurt was founded in 1899 and were one of the founding members of the Bundesliga in 1963. Early on, they played in the Bundesliga for 33 seasons, finishing in the top half for most of the part. They bounced back and forth from the first and second division from 1997-2005 and in 2011, they suffered their fourth relegation.They returned to the top flight the following season and have played there until now.
This team has won one German title, five DFB Pokals and one UEFA Cup. In the international scene, Eintracht Frankfurt has won the UEFA Europa League once, the UEFA Intertoto Cup once and were runners-up in the UEFA Champions League once. They finished 7th in the final table last season and are the soccer betting favorites in this match.
Eintracht Frankfurt ranks 9th in Goal Difference at +1 goal. They are also 9th overall with a total of nine goals scored this season. Frankfurt has conceded 8 goals this term, ranking them at 8th place. They are ranked 9th in passing with a total of seven assists on the season.
Forward Goncalo Paceiencia lead the team with three goals and one assist in six appearances. Fellow forwards Bas Dot and Andre Silva have scored two goals each for Frankfurt. Djibril Snow leads the club with two assists this season while goal keeper Kevin Trapp has conceded 8 goals with 20 saves on the season.
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SV Werder Bremen was established in 1899 and has a regular figure in the in the Bundesliga for a long time. They were one of the most successful teams during the 2000s decade but they have not qualified and played for a European Competition since 2011.
Werder Bremen is a four-time Bundesliga winner although their last championship during the 2004 season. They also finished as runners-up on seven other seasons and won the 2 Bundesliga title in 1980/81. Werder Bremen have won the DFB-Pokal six times while finishing in second place on four occasions. They won the UEFA Cup Winners Cup in 1991/92 and the UEFA Intertoto Cup in 1998.
Werder Bremen is tied for 12th with their Goal Difference of -4 goals. They are also tied for 6th in the Bundesliga with a total of 8 goals scored on the season. However, the squad has conceded 12 goals this term, which is 16th overall. They are 4th in the league with a total of seven assists on the year.
Yuya Osako leads Werder Bremen with a total of three goals scored this season. Niclas Fullkrug has found the back of the net twice while Davy Klaassen has one goal for the squad. Turkish midfielder Nuri Sahin leads the team with three assists while goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka has conceded 12 goals and has 16 saves on the season.
Eintracht Frankfurt has a record of 3-1-2 SU after six rounds and is ranked 9th in the current German Bundesliga ladder. Frankfurt has lost just once in its last five Bundesliga assignments and has conceded just four goals in those five matches. They are coming off a 2-1 victory over FC Union Berlin in their round six match.
Werder Bremen is 2-1-3 SU after six matches played and are ranked 11th in the Bundesliga table. Werder Bremen has lost just once in their last four Bundesliga matches but have conceded 8 goals in those four matches. They are coming off a 2-2 draw against Borussia Dortmund in their last outing.
Head to head, both teams have won four times each in their last 10 meetings with the other two matches ending in a draw. Werder Bremen is 2-1-0 SU in their last three meetings with their last match played last January 26, 2019 ending in a 2-2 draw.
Both these teams are evenly matched although Werder Bremen’s defense has leaked eight goals in their last four matches. I think that the better defensive team wins this and right now, it’s Eintracht Frankfurt who has been that. Prediction: Eintracht Frankfurt