West Ham – Frankfurt, Europa League semi-finals, presentation | European League

West Ham and Frankfurt meet in the Europa League semi-final first leg on Thursday (April 28).

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This will be the second time these teams meet in the UEFA competition semi-finals. West Ham outperformed the previous two-legged tie to reach the 1976 Cup Winners’ Cup Final – even though they were runners-up.

Forty-six years later, Iron has qualified for the last four rounds of the European Championship once again. He scored three goals in 11 minutes each in the first half, and their elegant quarter-final performance by rivals Lyon made up for a disappointing first leg in London.

The winner of the 1979/80 edition, he led by three goals to silence the Camp Nou in the quarter-finals, with Rafael Bury’s incredible shot from distance. However, it was “a bit exciting at the end” for Frankfurt coach Oliver Glasner, as Barcelona’s late boom threatened to spoil Lille, but they held out for a famous victory.

This is the second time these teams have met in the UEFA competition semi-finals. West Ham had won the previous home and away match to reach the 1976 Cup Winners’ Cup Final, but lost.

Forty-six years later, Iron is once again back in the final four of the European Championship. He scored three goals in 11 minutes before and after the break in Lyon in the first leg of the quarter-finals.

The winner of the 1979/80 edition, he led by three goals to silence the Camp Nou in the second leg of the quarter-finals, notably with a superb long shot from Raphael Buri.

Midfielders lineup

West Ham: areola. Koval, Dawson; Diop, Johnson; Souček, rice, fornals; Bowen, Antonio, Lanzini
hanging: no
hung on warning: no

Frankfurt: soil. Torey, Hinterger, Ndica; Knauf, Jackic, Rod, Kostik; Lindstrom, Kamada; Pure
hanging: Jackic, Ndika
Stop in case of alarm: Nobody

The away goal rule has been abolished in all European club competitions

Two teams that scored the same number of goals over the entirety of the two matches will not be determined by the number of goals scored away from home, but two 15-minute overtime periods will be played at the end of the timekeeping for the second match, if neither team scores or if both teams score the same The number of goals during overtime, kicks from the penalty mark will determine which team qualifies for the next stage of the competition.

a series

West Ham
All competitions, latest result first : NVDNVD
championship Seventh place in the English Championship

Frankfurt
All competitions, latest result first : DVDNN
championship Tenth in the German League

The words of the coaches

David Moyes, West Ham
It’s great for West Ham. It’s huge for us to reach the semi-finals of a European competition. I hope we can continue this momentum. It will be a great opportunity for us – like Eintracht Frankfurt. It won’t be easy.

And what about the final?

Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, in Sevola, will host the final on Wednesday, May 18th.

The winners will receive a place in the group stage of the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League, if they do not qualify through their domestic competitions.

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