The Bundesliga 1 tie at Commerzbank-Arena on Saturday sees hosts Eintracht Frankfurt play against Arminia Bielefeld.
Our Eintracht Frankfurt v Arminia Bielefeld predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Eintracht Frankfurt will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 1-2 DFB-Pokal victory over 1860 Munich.
For Eintracht Frankfurt, the goalscorers were André Silva (51') and Bas Dost (56'). Philipp Steinhart (78') was the scorer for 1860 Munich.
It has been all too rare in recent games where Eintracht Frankfurt have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Eintracht have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 7 goals during that time. Nonetheless, time will tell if that trend shall be sustained in this upcoming match.
Since a loss in their previous game against RW Essen in DFB-Pokal competition, Arminia Bielefeld and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Engelmann (33') was the scorer for RW Essen.
The trend of at least one team not managing to score in games involving Arminia Bielefeld has been apparent recently. Examining their last 6 meetings shows that this has occurred 5 times. During those clashes, opposing sides have managed a goal total of 4 while Bielefeld have scored 11.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 14/04/2007 shows that Eintracht Frankfurt have won 3 of these and Arminia Bielefeld 0, with the number of draws standing at 3.
An aggregate of 16 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 10 of them for Eintracht and 6 coming from Bielefeld. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
Team News: Eintracht Frankfurt
We think that Eintracht may well kick off with a 3-5-2 system for the game with Kevin Trapp, David Abraham, Martin Hinteregger, Makoto Hasebe, Filip Kostic, Sebastian Rode, Dominik Kohr, Daichi Kamada, Danny Vieira da Costa, Bas Dost and Andre Silva.
Team News: Arminia Bielefeld
We’re of the thinking that Bielefeld will likely utilise a 4-5-1 system by sending out Stefan Ortega Moreno, Cedric Brunner, Joakim Nilsson, Amos Pieper, Jacob Barrett Laursen, Sergio Córdova, Jomaine Consbruch, Manuel Prietl, Marcel Hartel, Ritsu Doan and Fabian Klos.
It’s likely that Arminia Bielefeld will have a tough assignment to find the back of the net against a Eintracht Frankfurt side who seem set to get a big win and also probable clean sheet.
We can see a 3-0 victory for Eintracht Frankfurt when the full-time whistle blows.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Commerzbank-Arena (51,500)
Captain: David Abraham
Chairman: Fredi Bobić
Manager: Adi Hütter
Competitions: DFB-Pokal (First Round)