Eintracht Frankfurt’s dream of the Europa League final lives on after the convincing 2-1 success in the first semi-finals at West Ham United. National players and ex-BVB professional Ilkay Gündogan were also enthusiastic about the passionate appearance of the Hesse in London.
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He never played for Eintracht Frankfurt, but Ilkay Gündogan seems to have developed a small soft spot for the cult club from the Main in the past few weeks. Otherwise, his youngest tweet is actually not to be explained.
“Hardly a German club is as much fun internationally as Eintracht. Respect for this team for this performance, but above all also to the Frankfurt fans. Wow!” The Europa League at West Ham United.
In London, the Bundesliga club once again provided the proof in an impressive way that it is capable of very special achievements internationally. A draw is already sufficient in front of a home backdrop to book the ticket for the final of a European Cup competition for the third time after 1960 and 1980.
Eintracht Frankfurt: Eintrachts management steps on the euphorie gremse
In the SGE warehouse, you still try to keep the euphoria in check. “It is only half -time, we have to analyze it and then put it on to finalize our dream,” emphasized coach Oliver Glasner: “We will need a performance at least at this level, I even think better.”
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Eintrachts director Krösche also gave the reminder. “It is a good starting position, only have the first leg,” explained the 41-year-old. It was important to play in the home game “to play forward, to keep you busy. Now we have a home game and we want to win that to move into the final.”