Branimir Hrgota scored twice for Eintracht Frankfurt to help the Eagles to victory over 1. FSV Mainz 05.
Branimir Hrgota scored twice for Eintracht Frankfurt to help the Eagles to victory over 1. FSV Mainz 05.
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#BLMVP Matchday 16 candidate: Branimir Hrgota

Branimir Hrgota was inspirational in Eintracht Frankfurt finishing 2016 on a high note on home turf, scoring twice in a 3-0 triumph over 1. FSV Mainz 05 on Tuesday evening.

Hrgota collected 18 Official Fantasy Bundesliga points on Matchday 16. Snap him up here!

Frankfurt slipped to a disappointing 1-0 defeat in Wolfsburg on Matchday 15 - the Eagles' first reverse since the start of October - but showed the right response with an impressive display against Mainz. Hrgota was key to the victory, scoring a superb opening goal, setting up team-mate Aymane Barkok for the second, and tapping home a third late on. It was a true match-winning performance from the Swede, and one that would make him a worthy recipient of this week's BLMVP crown.

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Top Facts - Branimir Hrgota

    Hrgota scored two in one game for the first time since 11 May 2013 when he hit a hat-trick for Gladbach… against Mainz.The 23-year-old also had a hand in his side's other goal, providing the assist for Aymane Barkok.The striker made more sprints (29) than any of his team-mates.

Head to the Frankfurt vs Mainz Match Centre for more on this fixture.