Full time: Eintracht 0-0 Freiburg
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Adamu goal ruled out
Freiburg had the ball in the net right at the death but Junior Adamu was just offside when heading past Trapp.
Last scoreless draw
Eintracht last played out a 0-0 draw in the Bundesliga against Greuther Fürth on April 2, 2022. We're headed that way here.
Bookings all round
Koch shoves Adamu in the face and suddenly a set-to takes place on the touchline with players from both sides racing in for a bit of push and shove. When the dust settles, Koch, Trapp and Eggestein are cautioned.
Can Schmidt or Adamu make a difference here? Both are on for Freiburg.
Ferri has a go
Ferri gets a shot away straight off and his effort is deflected wide. The corner comes to nothing.
Nacho Ferri debut
It's a first Bundesliga game for Nacho Ferri, who comes on for Farès Chaibi. Philipp Max is also on for the Eagles.
Kübler off target
Lukas Kübler has a shot and the Freiburg player's effort goes out for a throw in. It's been one of those games.
Weißhaupt and Philipp are off the bench and make their way into the game. Can Freiburg's latest subs have an effect here?
No go, Ngankam
Jessic Ngankam floats a shot high and wide. The home fans continue to try and sing their side towards a goal. A touch of inspiration is sorely need down on the pitch.
Germany's new coach is in attendance today and appears deep in thought as he takes in this final Matchday 5 encounter.
Knauff and Ngankam are on for the hosts. Marmoush and Buta make way.
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Mario Götze on
Eintracht's world champion comes in for Dina Ebimbe.
Grifo stretches but just can't divert the ball past Trapp, who holds on with relief. Freiburg are beginning to increase the pressure on the hosts.
Willian Pacho is all over Ritsu Doan as both look to take control of the dropping ball. The ref shows Pacho a yellow card.
Marmoush looks to quickly test Noah Atubolu's reflexes but the keeper is equal to the shot towards the corner, diving and palming the ball away from danger.
Away we go again ...
The second half is go at Deutsche Bank Park.
Big chances have been at a premium but the game has been entertaining nonetheless. Let's see if we have a breakthrough after the restart.
Dina Ebimbe booked
The Eintracht player lands his studs on Sidilla's ankle and that's a yellow card. The challenge warranted a VAR check for a possible red but after the ref consulted his screen it was adjudged there was no intent from Dina Ebimbe.
SituationNo red card
This is a big chance for Freiburg. Eintracht look to hurriedly clear Kübler's cut-back but the ball rolls straight to Lucas Höler. From a central position, the forward goes for accuracy but his shot is deflected wide. The subsequent corner comes to nothing.
Ginter's in the air again and this time clatters into Dino Ebimbe. The Freiburg defender colapses in a heap and will need attention. Freiburg's No. 28 should be ok to continue for now.
A rather dramatic deliberate handball from Ginter, who, diving, deflects the flighted pass off its intended course with a flailing arm. That's a booking for the Freiburg man.
The ball drops for Ellyes Skhiri and he tries to smash one first time with the outside of his boot. Skhiri doesn't quite catch that cleanly and the ball fizzes through to Atubolu.
Both sides are really taking their time in terms of build-up play here. Are Thursday's European outings weighing slightly on the legs of the players or is it a case of caution first? Perhaps more of the latter.
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Ginter lines one up
The Freiburg defender fancies his chances from downtown but his low drive is always swerving away from goal.
The lively Niels Nkounkou jinks and twists his way into the Freiburg area but he tries to do a little too much and the ball ends up in Atubolu's hands.
Hosts in command
Chaibi has a pop
Fares Chaibi is impressing on his first Frankfurt start. The 20-year-old scoops a shot at the target but it's at a handy enough height for Noah Atubolu to deal with. Exciting start to the game.
No dice, Eintracht
Eintracht fans scream for a penalty. Marmoush feeds Buta, who races away only to fall in the area with Kübler in close contact. The ref waves play on.
Trapp saves Eagles
Oooh, Doan almost gives the visitors the lead after connecting with Sallai's centre. The Japan international's header is pushed out by Trapp. Solid save from the Frankfurt keeper.
And we're off!
Eintracht get us underway ...
Teams out !
The huddles are done and we're all set for the off. Big three points on offer in Frankfurt but who will take them? We're about to find out ...
The Deutsche Bank Park is packed and looking resplendent under the late summer sun. It's the perfect evening for football. The teams are gathering in the tunnel ...
Keitel in from the off
With Nicolas Höfler out suspended today, Freiburg coach Christian Streich gives Yannik Keitel his first start of the season. Club captain Christian Günter continues his convalescence from a broken arm. Vincenzo Grifo wears the skipper's armband for the visitors today. Elsewhere, Kiliann Sildillia is in for the injured Manuel Gulde.
Götze on the bench
Eintracht starting XI
Trapp (c) - Tuta, Koch, Pacho - Buta, Larsson, Shkiri, Nkounkou - Dina Ebimbe, Chaibi - Marmoush
Grahl, Max, Hasebe, Smolčić, Aaronson, Götze, Knauff, Nacho, Ngankam
Freiburg starting XI
Atubolu - Lienhart, Ginter, Gulte - Sallai, Keitel, Eggestein, Kübler - Doan, Grifo (c) - Höler
Müller, Schmidt, Sildillia, Röhl, Rüdlin, Weißhaupt, Adamu, Breunig, Philipp
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Prior to today's game, Eintracht coach Dino Toppmöller highlighted where he expects his team's opponents to threaten. "Freiburg are tough opponents with great individual quality," the tactician said. "It’s going to be a difficult game – we’re up against a very disciplined, hard-working side who are dangerous from set plays."
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The Toppmöller effect
Frankfurt have drawn their last three, but they're one of four Bundesliga teams still unbeaten heading into Matchday 5. In fact, they're yet to lose in eight competitive games under Dino Toppmöller this season.
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