Frankfurt - Eintracht Frankfurt maintained their push for a place in Europe with a routine 3-1 win over struggling Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Japanese midfielder Genki Omae saw plenty of the ball early on for Norbert Meier’s men, but it was at the other end where most of the action was taking place. Alexander Meier twice spurned presentable opportunities, before making it a case of third time lucky on the half-hour mark with his 14th Bundesliga goal of the campaign.

Meier strikes again

The better side by a mile, the Eagles needed just five minutes to extend their lead after the restart. Takashi Inui did the hard work, with Srdan Lakic rising highest to plant a firm header beyond the reach of Fortuna goalkeeper Fabian Giefer and into the net.

Supersub Dani Schahin stepped off the bench to reduce the arrears, but it was Eintracht's Meier who would have the last laugh, making it a personal double for the fourth time this season to leave Fortuna hovering precariously above the bottom three on goal difference and Frankfurt hot on the heels of FC Schalke 04 in fifth.

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