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Bundesliga

Darmstadt and Frankfurt meet in Hessenderby

The newly-named Jonathan-Heimes-Stadion am Böllenfalltor plays host to the first Hessenderby of the season on Saturday as SV Darmstadt 98 welcome local rivals Eintracht Frankfurt (kick-off 15:30CEST/13:30GMT).

Alexander Meier was Frankfurt's match winner on Matchday 1. Sign him up on the Official Fantasy Bundesliga now!

Lilies supporter Johnny Heimes was a former tennis prodigy who tragically lost his battle with cancer in March at the age of just 26, and Norbert Meier’s side will undoubtedly be doing their utmost to honour his memory - and make up for Matchday 1’s 2-0 defeat to 1. FC Köln - with victory against their neighbours.

Frankfurt began their campaign with a 1-0 victory over ten-man FC Schalke 04. Only a combination of wayward finishing and impressive goalkeeping prevented the Eagles from winning by a more comfortable margin, but Eintracht will need a repeat performance to collect another three points this weekend.

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