First Gelson Fernandes makes an unnecessary dismissal, then David Abraham loses his nerve and in the end there are no points: Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday in Freiburg experienced an evening to forget.
The Frankfurt Eintracht has conceded after the bankruptcy in Liege the second defeat within a few days. At the SC Freiburg lost the Hessen on Sunday evening with 0: 1 (0: 0). Nils Petersen scored the only goal of the match in the 77th minute. Gelson Fernandes had left the field after 45 minutes with yellow-red. Excitement was provided by the turbulent final seconds in which David Abraham and Vincenzo Grifo saw red after a turmoil at the Freiburg bank.
Eintracht presses, Fernandes flies
In the run-up had been expected from an intense exchange of blows and the two teams did not disappoint. Very aggressive pressing on both sides characterized the game, in some cases one of the ball leading players was almost sorry, so stubbornly he was swarmed by opponents. As high as the defensive work was, the playful quality on the way forward could not keep up, especially on the side of Eintracht. While Friborg at the beginning at least a few times pleasing forward combined (Grifo, 7th, Sallai, 28th), found the guests except for a rather random crossbar hit by Erik Durm (12) only with long balls and thus little promising theirs Way into the Freiburg penalty area.
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Only a counterattack in the 35th minute brought Martin Hinteregger in promising shooting position (over it) and the Eintracht offensive machine in the gears. It followed the best minutes of Frankfurt with several corners and finally ready played actions in Freiburg Tornahe. The sudden end of this storm and urge phase was Fernandes' blackout. Already yellow warned dismissed the Eintracht midfielder almost with the half-time whistle opponent Jonathan Schmid on the line and flew away completely deserved and completely unnecessary with yellow-red from the square.
Petersen lets Freiburg cheer
Dominik Kohr moved after the break for Goncalo Paciencia in the now logically defensive-oriented Frankfurt team. Although Freiburg played more forward and pulled the encounter into the width, but until a conclusion of Sallai (49th), the home side were too long and unthinkable. The Eintracht was already closer to the goal, for example by a Kostic counterattack (59.) or a long-range shot by Kohr (71.).
The decision for the sports club then fell through the first really dangerous carried forward attack of the home side. After a cross pass from Christian Gunter ex-Eintracht striker Luca Waldschmidt over the ball and Petersen stood in the middle completely bare and turned safe (77.). Even after the goal, the Frankfurt sought the way forward, with a double chance by Hinteregger (83rd) and Bas Dost (84th) were missing only inches.
To compensate, it was not enough, but for unsightly scenes: Abraham ran in the final seconds of Freiburg coach Christian Streich and got the red card. Numerous SC players chased after the Frankfurt captain, Grifo grabbed him in the face – and also flew from the square. Only after all this tumult was the game over.
SC Freiburg – Eintracht Frankfurt 1: 0 (0: 0)
Freiburg: Flekken – HOler (90th Schloterbeck), Lienhart, Heintz – Schmid, HOfler, Koch, Gunter – Sallai (76th Kwon), Grifo (57th Waldschmidt) – Petersen
Frankfurt: Ronnow – N'dicka, Hintergger, Abraham – Fernandes, Sow – Kostic, Durm (83rd Silva), Kamada (67th Gacinovic) – Dost, Paciencia (46th Kohr)
Gates: 1: 0 Petersen (77.)
Yellow cards: HOler / – Red: Abraham (90. + 6), Grifo (90. + 6)
Yellow Red: Fernandes (45th)
Referee: Brych (Munich)
Spectator: 24,000 (sold out)
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