Eintracht Frankfurt will welcome Basel to CommerzBank Arena on Thursday for the first encounter of their two legged tie from the last-16 stage in Europa League. In the previous round the Germans eliminated Salzburg 6:3 on aggregate, while Basel did not experience any difficulties and kicked Apoel out of the tournament with a combined 4:0 score.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Basel Head to Head
Worth mentioning: This will be the first ever meeting between the two teams.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Basel Stats
|As of 10.03||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Eintracht Frankfurt||Loss||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Basel||Win||4 W/ 1 D/ 5 L||2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
Last game Eintracht Frankfurt: 07.03.2020 Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen – Eintracht Frankfurt 4:0; Kai Havertz 4’, Karim Bellarabi 14’, Paulinho 49’, 55’
Top performers Eintracht Frankfurt: Goncalo Paciencia 10 goals 3 assists, Martin Hinteregger 7 goals 1 assist, Bas Dost 7 goals.
Next game Eintracht Frankfurt: 15.03.2020 Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt – Borussia Dortmund
Last game Basel: 27.02.2020 Europa League: Basel – APOEL 1:0; Fabian Frei 38’(penalty); Tomas De Vincenti from the visiting team missed a penalty in the 74’
Top performers Basel: Fabian Frei 12 goals, Kemal Ademi 9 goals, Arthur Cabral 9 goals.
Next game Basel: 22.03.2020 Super League: Lugano – Basel
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Eintracht are not enjoying their best of periods, having won two of the last six matches. At the weekend they were trashed by 4:0 in the visit to Bayer Leverkusen. Only one of Eintracht’s last ten outings was won by the sides playing away from home, while the hosts triumphed on seven occasions for that period. All but one of their last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals, as three saw both involved teams to score. Eintracht won five of the previous six games at CommerzBank Arena, scoring no less than two goals in the process.
Basel’s last game was the 2nd leg of the 1/16 final clash with Apoel which the Swiss won by 1:0. They did not play at the weekend due to the fast spreading corona virus in Europe. Basel lost one of the previous five matches and are currently unbeaten in three. Just one of their last six encounters ended in a victory for the home sides, as the visitors won four times. Three of the last five Basel matches featured over 2,5 goals, while only a single one witnessed goals at both ends. Basel won by 0:4 and 0:3 their two most recent away meetings, but prior to that were on a four game losing streak.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Basel News
Missing players Eintracht Frankfurt: Bas Dost, Gelson Fernandes, Marco Russ and Nils Stendera are injured.
Missing players Basel: Jonas Omlin, Ricky van Wolfswinkel, Luca Zuffi, Kevin Bua, Jasper van der Werff and Zdravko Kuzmanovic are injured.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Basel Predictions
Eintracht Frankfurt to win – 1.57 @ bet365