Eintracht and Chelsea will meet on Thursday for the first leg of their semi-final meeting in Europe League. Both teams are on 4th position in the standings in their respective leagues and hold 3 point lead over their closest rivals. The sides have never met in a competitive game before, but both have triumphed in the competition, with Chelsea’s victory coming in 2013, while Eintracht lifted the trophy back in 1980.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Chelsea Head to Head
The two teams have never met each other before.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Chelsea Stats
|As of 29.04||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Eintracht Frankfurt||Draw||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|Chelsea||Draw||6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game Eintracht Frankfurt: 27.04.2019 Eintracht Frankfurt – Hertha Berlin 0:0; Lukas Klinter from the visiting side was sent off for two yellow cards in the 79’
Last game Chelsea: 28.04.2019 Manchester United – Chelsea 1:1; Juan Mata 11’; Marcos Alonso 43’
Top performers Eintracht Frankfurt: Luka Jovic 25 goals 5 assists, Sebastien Haller 19 goals 9 assists, Ante Rebic 10 goals 4 assists.
Top performers Chelsea: Eden Hazard 19 goals 13 assists, Pedro 12 goals 1 assist, Ruben Loftus-Cheek 8 goals 2 assists.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Eintracht Frankfurt reached the semi finals of Europa League, after navigating their way past Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter and Benfica in the knock-out stages of the tournament. The German side conceded just one goal in the three home matches and were able to score in each of their visits. The team won just one of their previous five outings, with none of the recent three encounters featuring over 2,5 goals. Eintracht conceded two or more goals on three occasions in their last twenty home matches, and these were the only games they lost in front of their own supporters.
Chelsea saw off competition from Malmo, Dynamo Kyiv and Slavia Prague in the knock-out stages on their way to the semi finals of the Europa League. The Blues from London won all of the six meetings and recorded four clean sheet in the process. Just like their next opponents Chelsea drew their last two outings. Two of the team’s last five matches produced over 2,5 goals and three encounters saw both involved sides hitting the back of the nets.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Chelsea News
Missing players Eintracht Frankfurt: Mijat Gacinovic, Marc Stendera and Taleb Tawatha.
Missing players Chelsea: Callum Hudson-Odoi, Daniel Drinkwater and Marco van Ginkel.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Chelsea Predictions
Under 2,5 goals – 1.80 @ bet365