Here are key details you should know ahead of the #UELQuarterFinal fixture between Eintracht Frankfurt and Barcelona scheduled for today, Thursday, April 7, 2022.
The first leg of the #UELQuarterFinal match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Barcelona scheduled to take place in Germany today, Thursday, April 7, 2022, is one of the most anticipated match in the Europa League this 2021/2022 season.
These are key information that should be considered ahead of kick-off at 8pm West Africa Time.
Date And Time: Thursday, April 7, 2022, 8pm BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria)
Stadium: Deutsche Bank Park, Frankfurt, Germany
Referee: Srdjan Jovanović (SRB)
VAR: Pol van Boekel (NED)
Player Update For The #UELQuarterFinals
The German side could have a compact team with only two of their key players in doubt ahead of the fixture. Eintracht Frankfurt would miss the presence of Diant Ramaj, who is out due to a knee injury, and star man Christopher Lenz is still in doubt because of a calf complication.
The presence of Barcelona legend Dani Alves has been ruled out because he was not registered in the team for the Europa League. Barcelona would also be missing the presence of Samuel Umtiti who is out as a result of a toe injury. Sergi Roberto and Ansu Fati are also in doubt due to a knee injuries. Sergino Dest is also in doubt as a result of a hamstring complication. Luuk de Jong, who had missed the win over Sevilla because of Covid-19, would be required to test negative before being allowed to play.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Barcelona Predicted Line-up
Eintracht Frankfurt: Kevin Trapp; Martin Hinteregger, Evan Ndicka, Tuta; Ansgar Knauff, Djibril Sow, Kristijan Jakic, Filip Kostic; Daichi Kamada, Jesper Lindstrom; Rafael Santos Borre.
Barcelona: Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Ronald Araujo, Gerard Pique, Eric Garcia, Jordi Alba; Pedri, Sergio Busquets, Adama Traore; Ousmane Dembele, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ferran Torres.
Head to Head Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Barcelona
Although Barcelona has played against many German opponents, this is the first time the team would take on Eintracht Frankfurt in a competition.
Predicted Scoreline Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Barcelona
Barcelona, in their current form of successive wins, would draw first blood against Eintracht Frankfurt, who have drawn all three last games.
Eintracht Frankfurt 1-3 Barcelona