Summary

  • Rebic recovers from a hip injury.
  • Brooks and Kalou still unavailable.
  • Stocker expected to make first start of the season.

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Eintracht Frankfurt head coach Niko Kovac is not expected to make wholesale changes to their side that beat Ingolstadt in midweek. Ante Rebic has recovered from the hip injury he picked up in the game, but may still have to make way for Mijat Gacinovic in the starting line-up.

Up against the German record titleholders, Hertha boss Pal Dardai opted for a more defensive-minded first XI, but is likely to revert back to his tried and tested 4-2-3-1 formation in Frankfurt. As a result Valentin Stocker and Per Skjelbred are expected to feature from the start, while the game comes too soon for John Anthony Brooks and Salomon Kalou.

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Frankfurt possible line-up: Hradecky – Chandler, Abraham, Vallejo, Oczipka – Hasebe, Huszti – Seferovic, Fabian, Gacinovic – Meier

Absentees: Anderson (knee), Russ (recovery from cancer treatment), Varela (ankle), Gerezgiher (muscular), Medojevic (knee), Stendera (knee)

Coach: Niko Kovac

Hertha possible line-up: Jarstein – Pekarik, Langkamp, Stark, Plattenhardt – Lustenberger, Skjelbred – Weiser, Stocker, Haraguchi – Ibisevic

Absentees: N.J. Körber (meniscus), Brooks (muscular problem), Darida (ankle), Duda (knee), Kalou (back)

Coach: Pal Dardai