Video Summary – Frankfurt surprises West Ham and chooses the final!

West Ham welcomed Eintracht Frankfurt in the first leg of the European League semi-finals. At the end of a well-balanced encounter, the Germans were realistic and won ahead of the promising second leg at Deutsche Bank Park (1-2).

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In the first leg of the semi-final at the London Stadium, the two coaches made some changes compared to the league matches last weekend. David Moyes, who picked 3-4-2-1 against Chelsea, This time he chose his classic 4-3-3 streak. The English coach scored significantly Kurt Zouma, with an ankle injury, is back for about a month, in defense. in the middle, Captain Declan Rice reclaimed his place while the trio of Bowen, Antonio and Lanzini lined up against Lyon in the quarter-final second leg at the front.. On the German side, only two changes have been made by Oliver Glasner since then Ivan Ndica and Kristijan Jakic, commentators, have been replaced by Mami Toure and Djibril Su.

It has become a habit for Eintracht Frankfurt! At the Camp Nou, the Germans opened the scoring from 3And the momentThis time, it only took them Only 49 seconds left, becoming the fastest goal in the club’s history! In the first attack, Rafael Bure sends to Ansgar Knauf at the far post who overtakes the defender and defeats Alphonse Areola with a header (0-1, 1And). West Ham respond just before the quarter-hour mark by Jarrod Bowen but Kevin Trapp deflects his attempt at the post. First warning from The equalizer for Michel Antonio after five minutes! On the free kick, Kurt Zouma turns away from the far post and passes the assist to the Jamaican striker, who scored from close range (1-1, 24).And). Despite the slight dominance of the English side, the two teams logically return to the dressing room with a tied score.

Kamada, Mr Europa League

The scenario repeats itself in the second half! After one to two at the entrance to the rooftop, Gabriel Su defies Alphonse Areola, who cashes in on the Daiichi Kamada. The Japanese midfielder only has to push the ball into the empty goal to score 5 goalsAnd A goal in the Europa League this season, becoming Eintracht’s joint top scorer in continental competitions (1-2, 54 .).And). What ignites the match and turns into a series of attacks on one side and then the other. It mostly becomes a post story. Ben Rahma is the first to hit Qaim Trapp with a superb shot Before Kamada sees his attempt, Dawson is blocked by Dawson, hitting Areola ten minutes later. West Ham pays late in the game and tries to equalize from a corner kick, but the German defense does not crack. At the end of overtime, Bowen attempts a brilliant comeback that comes crashing down on the utterly battered Trapp tape. The Hammers who lose on home soil will have the last chance before moving to Frankfurt in a week. Note that Eintracht has yet to lose a game in the competition this season.

Video summary of the meeting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lItQKeu2gfY

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