Frankfurt captain checks Freiburg's coach Streich
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This is the worst scene of the current season. Frankfurt captain David Abraham checks out Freiburg coach Christian Streich with full intention. It comes to tumultuous scenes. Streich's reaction is remarkable.
David Abraham is captain of Eintracht Frankfurt. The Argentine should also lead by example because of his role as a role model. In Frankfurt 0: 1 in Freiburg, the 33-year-old but made an unforgivable misfire. Abraham checked Freiburg's coach with full intention and sent the 54-year-old on the floor.
The stoppage time was already in Freiburg. Frankfurt ran after the gate of Nils Petersen behind the residue. Freiburg beat a ball from its own half to the side to win time. The ball went out at the height of the Freiburg substitute bank. He rolled right past Streich, who understandably did not pick him up and shot him Abraham.
The Frankfurter stormed to strike to get the ball. Just before he showed up in front of the coach, he made a small dangling to the right and rammed the coach with full intention. The body check showed effect. Prank lost his balance and hit the floor with full force.
"He can not do that. He is of course emotional, but of course that should not happen to him. There will be consequences for all concerned, "said Frankfurt Sport Board Fredi Bobic.
The Freiburger Bank jumped up and stormed towards the captain of Eintracht. It played wild scenes on the sidelines. Substitutes, assistant coaches and officials started on Abraham. Vincenzo Grifo grabbed Abraham and ran his hand through his face, pushing him away.
Prank hugs Abraham
Referee Felix Brych looked at the desolate scenes and did the right thing, as his mind had calmed down a bit: He showed Abraham the red card. According to the video images, he also sent the already replaced Grifo with red in the catacombs.
After the chaos on the square, there was a conciliatory scene. Prank took Abraham in the arm, both exchanged a few words.