The Eagle Eye #88 – Bundesliga Edition

 

14.10.2016
Dear Eagles around the globe,more than one month has passed since we sent you the last edition of our little newsletter.

Meanwhile, the first six matchdays of the Bundesliga campaign 2016/17 have passed. We can say without exaggerating that things look quite good so far. Eintracht are currently ranked 8th in the standings. After a last minute defeat against fellow Hessian club Darmstadt 98, the Eagles won against both Bayer Leverkusen and FC Ingolstadt. Subsequently, they drew against Hertha BSC. Unfortunately, on the last matchday, SGE had to admit defeat against SC Freiburg.

But this loss does not dampen our mood. Rather, we look forward to an exciting clash: On Saturday, 15 October 2016 (kick-off at 15.30 CET), Eintracht face the German champions, FC Bayern München, in Frankfurt’s Commerzbank Arena.

In our newsletter, we take a look ahead at this enticing match. Also, we look back at the international caps break and inform you where you can get Eintracht’s new app, the so-called Adler App. The app can be used in both the German and the English language.

As always, keep on following Frankfurt – over land and sea!

Sincerely yours,

The English Eintracht Internet Team

 

SGE-FCB: The Preview
– Bundesliga Matchday 7 –
SGE-FCB: Facts and Figures
– Bundesliga Matchday 7 –
International Break
– Eagles on Tour –
English Eintracht App – Fair Play Award – Test Match Defeat
– News Update –

SGE-FCB: The Preview
– Bundesliga Matchday 7 –

Eintracht Frankfurt – FC Bayern München

  • Kick-off: Saturday (15 October 2016), 15.30 CET
  • Venue: Commerzbank Arena, Frankfurt
  • Referee: Bastian Dankert (52 BL games)

Build-Up

The match against FC Bayern München is always a very special one. In the past years, the Bavarians have dominated the league with former manager Pep Guardiola on the sideline. In the last season, Eintracht were the first team to draw against the superstars after a great defensive effort at the Commerzbank Arena.

 

Read the full Preview!

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SGE-FCB: Facts and Figures
– Bundesliga Matchday 7 –

The Bavarian record champions, who have dominated the league for several years now, are Eintracht’s least favoured opponent. Read more facts in our weekly number crunching.

History

  • This will be the 91st Bundesliga meeting between Frankfurt and Bayern.
  • The record champions have won 48 of the games to date (53%), making them SGE’s least favoured opponents in the top flight.
  • The Eagles have recorded just 21 victories against FCB (D21).
  • Eintracht’s Bundesliga home record against FCB: Won 18 – Drew 15 – Lost 12.
  • Last season Eintracht conceded one goal only against the Bavarians over two legs – best record in Europe.

 

Read all the Facts & Figures!

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International Break
– Eagles on Tour –

Various Eagles were on duty for their national sides during the Bundesliga break.

World Cup 2018 Qualifiers

Switzerland and Haris Seferovic won their away match against Hungary; Eagles striker Seferovic scored the opener and the final score line was 3-2 to “Die Nati”. The Swiss then travelled to Andorra where they clinched a 2-1 win, Haris played the full 90 minutes. New Eintracht signing Shani Tarashaj was on the bench. He had been called up to join the first team after featuring 53 minutes in an Under-21 match for Switzerland against Norway (2-1 defeat). Switzerland are top of Group B after winning three out of three.

Friendlies

The U.S.Men’s National Team won a historic away match against Cuba 2-1; it was only the third time they faced Cuba in Cuba. Timothy Chandler was brought on by Jürgen Klinsmann for the second half.

 

Read more about the international caps break!

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English Eintracht App – Fair Play Award – Test Match Defeat
– News Update –

Eintracht’s international players are nearly all back safe and sound from their trips. Meanwhile manager Niko Kovac received a DFB award and a new club app was launched.

New Mobile Service “Adler App”

Eintracht Frankfurt now offer a new mobile app for all fans with plenty of features, news, a live match center, a social hub and more. For our international friends and supporters, there is an English language version of the app (change to English via the settings). All fans who have subscribed to the club channel EintrachtTV can watch all videos via the app, too. Get the “Adler App” here:

iTunes Store

Google Play Store

Niko Kovac – Fair Play

Eintracht manager Niko Kovac was awarded with a fair play medal by the German football association DFB (Deutscher Fußball Bund) this week. After the successful return leg of the relegation play-offs against 1. FC Nürnberg last season he first comforted the disappointed “Club” players on the pitch and tried to cheer them up to then go and celebrate with his own team. A very human and honourable gesture which led the DFB jury to decide on Kovac for the award.

 

Read more!

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