Eintracht Frankfurt – Schalke : Preview & Prediction
Eintracht Frankfurt and Schalke 04 play for the Commerzbank-Arena in a Bundesliga round of 17 matches. The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 5 matches won 3 and drew 2. Indeed, in the last showdown at this stage, for the Bundesliga on 08-08-2016, Eintracht Frankfurt won by 1-0). A. Meier (13 ‘) scored the only goal of the match. The home / away condition deserves special attention, since although this is a match between the 7th and 2nd of the overall standings, this is actually a showdown between the 16th place home and the 6th home game.
Review of Eintracht Frankfurt
The home team is currently in 7th place with 25 points earned after 7 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, lost at home to Bayern Munich by (0-1). In the last match, he won out to Hamburg by (1-2). This is a team that normally achieves more positive results as a visitor than at home, having won 18 points, scoring 11 goals and 7, and 7 points in their stadium with 7 goals scored and 9 goals conceded. In the last 7 home games for the championship, Eintracht Frankfurt have won 2, 1 draw and 4 losses, having won 7 points out of 21. In his home games there are some frequent scorers: at 0-1 interval (4 in 7 games) and at the end of the game 0-1 (3 in 7 games). The team has not been very strong defensively, since they have always conceded goals in the last 10 games, but their attack has scored regularly, since they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 16 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only got 2 turns on the scoreboard.
Eintracht Frankfurt are making a good campaign within the German Championship and have a chance to clinch their second consecutive win in this game, thus compensating for their two previous defeats in their last major league games. In the last round, the team did not have a good performance, having missed many passes and finalized less than half the time of the opponent, but still managed to turn the game and leave with the victory. As shown in this match, the team’s greatest asset has been the defensive system, which is now the second least leaked of the competition. However, their attack is the third that less finalizes, and the club also shows difficulty in the exchange of passes and in possession of ball. As principal, Eintracht Frankfurt owns the third worst campaign, and in that condition has an average of only one goal per game. The coach frequently alternates the team’s formation, but will probably keep Chandler as a midfield reference.
Analysis of Schalke 04
The visiting team is currently in 2nd place with 29 points, after 8 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied off for Borussia Mönchengladbach for (1-1). In the last match, won at home to Augsburg by (3-2). This is a team affected by the home factor, having won 11 points as a visitor and 18 in their stadium, with 16 goals scored and 10 goals conceded at home, against 10 goals scored and 9 suffered as a visitor. In the championship, Schalke 04 had 11 points in 21 chances, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in their last 7 away games.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 4 games outside your stadium. In the matches played out in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0-0, which occurred in 3 of his 9 matches. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 games for this competition. In 16 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 6 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 1 highlights in the last 8 matches played as a visitor for all competitions: he suffered 5 of his 9 goals between the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
Schalke 04 continue to make a great campaign in this edition of the German Championship, and enters the field for that game a little more relieved after having managed to rediscover the path of victory in the competition, thus ending a fast that lasted three games. However, the club has been undefeated for ten rounds. In their last clash, the team played a very busy game against Augsburg, but had a great performance in the midfield and managed to leave the field with three points. Although he has conceded five goals in the last three rounds, the team still has one of the least leaked defenses in the competition. Playing out of their dominions, the club has the sixth best campaign, and in this condition has one of the seven defenses less leaked. The coach has used several different tactical schemes, and should not have major embezzlements in that match.
Eintracht Frankfurt – Schalke : Betting Tips
Schalke – Win Odds: 2.95
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70