Eintracht-Coach Oliver Glasner did not make any changes to his starting eleven after 2: 1 against VfL Bochum. Betis had returned after the 1-2 defeat in the game at the weekend with a 1-0 win over Bilbao. In the second leg in Frankfurt, Coach Manuel Pellegrini sent La-League Legend and Captain Joaquin from the beginning to the race, which together with Fekir, Ruibal and Willian José should take care of goals.
- Knaufs shot claps to the latte
- Again the SGE aluminum meets
- Iglesias forces the extension
- With the last action: Eintracht moves into the quarterfinals
Knaufs shot claps to the latte
The guests from Seville began very courageous in the first few minutes, but could not earn any compelling scoring chances in this phase. About the tenth minute, the Frankfurter took the note of action in the hand and were the better team until the break. The best, and at the same time only significant chance in the first round had Knauf, he sat down the ball to the latte, Guest Keeper Rui Silva was even slightly tuned (14.).
Otherwise, the Hessen could rely on a very safe defensive, which at all against illuminate Andalusians no. Frankfurt was already one or the other occasion, but either it was not played cleanly or the degree was not mandatory enough. Thus, it went goateless in the cabins, under Voltzwang were the guests.
Again the SGE aluminum meets
After the break, Betis started again, Fekir made for the first goal shot (56.). But as in half one, the Frankfurter then came up better again – and had good chances to lead: Kostic did not make the ball not ideal first when the gate was empty, a short time later, a free-kick of the Serb, which no one did anymore, to the left post (both 63.). The guests were a bit more present, the substitute Juanmi forced TRAPP to a good rescue act (65th).
Iglesias forces the extension
The Frankfurters had the match in size well under control and did not do anything. Betis has been ideal for a long time, but then made himself up again to force the extension. And that succeeded too! First, the substitute Borja Iglesias had shot over it (87.), in the 90th minute, the striker made it better: After the edge of Fekir pointed out Borja Iglesias the ball into the gate and in total.
With the last action: Eintracht moves into the quarterfinals
In the extension, Betis was the slightly better team, the Andalusians also had the only good chance: The conclusion of Lainez was compensated and landed at Borja Iglesias, who headed the ball to the latte (109.). The Frankfurters had no ideas in the extension, but the Hesse got the second air towards the end.
And in fact, the Eintracht still achieved the winner: Kostics free kick landed over Hinteregger and Rodriguez in the gate of the guests, Keeper Rui Silva had totally missed in run away. The own goal after 120 minutes and 22 seconds was officially the latest hit of the Europa League story. The hosts moved into the quarterfinals, which will be drawn on Friday in Nyon.
The league continues for both teams on Sunday: Frankfurt is at 3:30 pm guest in Leipzig, Real Betis a three-quarters later at Celta Vigo.