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UWCL | Getting to know Eintracht Frankfurt

UWCL | Getting to know Eintracht Frankfurt
UWCL | Getting to know Eintracht Frankfurt
UWCL | Getting to know Eintracht Frankfurt

It's all on the line in Frankfurt. The winner will progess to Round 2, and the loser will have their Women's Champions League qualification path ended on Saturday. Juventus Women face Eintracht Frankfurt this Saturday, September 9, at 13:00 CEST with so much on the line.

The Bianconere are coming off an impressive 6-0 win over Okzhetpes, with the hosts having beaten Slovacko 1-0. It will be a challenge for our girls. 

The game will be played at Deutsche Bank Park, which has a capacity of over 50,000.

Now, let's find out more about our opponents.

The history

Eintracht Frankfurt as we now know it has been around since 2020, when there was a merger with 1. FFC Frankfurt, the most decorated club in German women's football with seven German titles, nine German Cups and four Women's Champions Leagues to their name - the last coming in 2014/15. 

In the last two seasons, Eintracht have finished third behind superpowers Bayern Munich and Wolfsburg, the latter being an old acquaintance of the Bianconere. Last season, Eintracht's European adventure was ended in the Round 1 final, then against Ajax.

The first match

Eintracht beat Slovacko 1-0 courtesy of Lara Prasnikar's 24th-minute strike, but the hosts dominated the game. They set up in a 4-3-3 formation.

Eintrach XI vs Slovacko (4-3-3): Johannes; Wolter, Kleinherne, Kirchberger, Hanshaw; Reuteler, Pawollek, Dunst; Anyomi, Prasnikar, Freigang.

Eintracht's 2022/23 season

As mentioned above, Eintracht finished third last season, behind Bayern and Wolfsburg. Bayern hit 59 points in 22 games, with Wolfsburg getting 57. Eintracht weren't too far behind on 54. 

Prasnikar, again mentioned above, was their top scorer in the league with 14 goals, and only Alexandra Popp scored more than her.

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