WATCH: TRAPP: "WE COULD EVEN HAVE SCORED MORE!"
No celebration from the ex-Leverkusen man as he nets his first Bundesliga goal for Eintracht. Borre onto the through ball and he unselfishly squares for his Argentinian strike partner to tap home.
Leverkusen try to shore things back up again. Frankfurt opt to give some key players a rest as Sow, Lindstrom and Dina Ebimbe go off to standing ovations.
KAMADA CONVERTS AGAIN!
Hradecky dives to his left for the third time today. Kamada goes the other way this time and it's four for Frankfurt!
PENALTY AND OFF!
And it's a quick review. Referee points to the spot and shows Hincapie a second yellow. The Leverkusen goalscorer is off...
Play has halted as VAR in Cologne reviews that tackle. After a couple of minutes, Willenborg is told to go take a look himself. There's definitely more man than ball taken in the challenge.
IN BEHIND AGAIN...
Frankfurt know there's always space in behind so send the ball through again with Kolo Muani chasing. Hincapie charges after him and throws in a slide to prevent the shot with a last-ditch tackle.
BAKKER HAS A GO
Space down the left for the Leverkusen wing-back but he fires his effort straight at Trapp at his near post.
Frankfurt counter as Hincapie misses a bouncing ball just inside his own half. Lindstrom is away, with the Ecuadorian racing after him, but he can't reach before the Eintracht man pulls out a sublime lob over Hradecky from a tight angle.
First Lindstrom is played through and drags just inches wide under pressure from Tah. And then moments later a ball comes across the box and is met by Dina Ebimbe, but he puts it straight at Hradecky.
Just seconds after Kolo Muani's cutback only just evaded Götze, the France international makes up for his penalty miss with a diving header of his own to meet a perfect Lenz cross from the left. Leverkusen were level for no more than 120 seconds.
Well, well. From pretty much nothing - a free-kick from deep and wide on the right - Hincapie launches himself between two defenders to reach Demirbay's delivery with his head and beats Trapp from about 12 yards. The ninth time this campaign Frankfurt have conceded from a set piece and we're all square again!
MATCHING EACH OTHER FOR INTENSITY
Alonso clearly not too impressed with what he saw so sends on Amiri and Demirbay for the second half.
The Win Probability hadn't changed too much through that half, just falling a bit for both teams as it remained goalless. But that Kamada penalty has swung the odds very much in Frankfurt's favour. Leverkusen's chances have now sunk from 33% to just nine.
NO MISTAKE THIS TIME!
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OH, HANG ON...
Referee Willenborg has just been told that Hradecky was off his line and orders the retake. Kamada this time...
Kolo Muani to take, looking for the right corner but Hradecky guesses right and saves!
Tapsoba hacks away at Lindstrom as the Dane gets past him in the box. Referee points straight at the spot.
Two extra minutes to be played.
Who would've thought the free signing of Kolo Muani would prove such good business? Well, Frankfurt did. The French striker is slipped in, jinks past a couple of defenders onto his right foot and tries to pick out the corner but is denied by Hradecky.
CLOSEST WE'VE COME
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Jesper Lindström Jonathan Tah
Lovely ball without even lifting his head from Diaby on the left of the area. It drops perfectly for Frimpong on the other side, which he meets on the volley, but Leverkusen's top scorer can only clip the top of the crossbar.
But the crucial stat is that it's still goalless on the scoreboard.
FRANKFURT ALMOST DESERVING OF A GOAL
ANOTHER BIG CHANCE!
Again for Kolo Muani, this time slipped in by Lindstrom, but he can't beat Hradecky from close range.
Free-kick 30 yards out right of centre from Leverkusen. They shape for the cross into the middle but the ball instead goes down the line for Frimpong. But it's too much and Trapp comes out to collect at the Dutchman's feet.
NOW IT'S LEVERKUSEN
Brilliant last week, Frimpong has just come alive in this game with a run down the right. He cuts back for Diaby, whose shot takes a deflection wide. The corner is then quickly cleared.
Superb back heel on the run from Diaby to knock a long ball into the path of Paulinho. He tries to burst into the box but is outmuscled before he can get a shot away.
They may have been in London on Wednesday but Eintracht are looking the much livelier side in the opening quarter of an hour, pouring forward at every possible moment. Just missing that final ball so far.
...BUT ALL THE CHANCES COMING FROM EINTRACHT
BAYER SEEING THE BALL...
KAMADA GOES FOR GOAL
Andrich earns yellow for a foul on the side of his own box. Kamada is over it wide on the left and opts for a high ball that turns into a simple catch for Hradecky at his far post.
KAMADA GOES DOWN...
A Frankfurt corner routine is played straight to a red shirt but the ball bounces back free for Kamada on the left of the box. He tries to skip past Aranguiz. There is contact as the Japan international goes down, but no penalty there.
Super ball from Götze into the path of Kolo Muani running in behind. Tah can't make a tackle from behind but Hincapie times his slide from the side perfectly to block the shot from just inside the box.
First effort of the game as Tah only clears a header to Götze on the edge of the box. A quick chest and volley that has Hradecky scrambling but it flashes wide.
Referee Willenborg pauses play for the moment to let conditions clear up inside Deutsche Bank Park.
EARLY TOUCH FOR HRADECKY
The ex-Eintracht goalkeeper is still fondly remembered here in Frankfurt after their 2018 DFB Cup win. We've seen some mixed performances from the Leverkusen captain this year. He'll feel particularly motivated for a good effort today.
As ever in Frankfurt, we've got a capacity crowd singing and waving flags with kick-off moments away...
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EINTRACHT TEAM NEWS
Frankfurt's assist king Randal Kolo Muani makes his Bundesliga return from suspension for the Eagles while there are two changes to the side that lost to Spurs in the week. Götze and Dine Ebimbe start; Hasebe is out injured and Rode drops to the bench.
BAYER TEAM NEWS
Ramaj, Smolcic, Alidou, Rode, Borre, Alario, Chandler, Wenig, Grahl
EINTRACHT STARTING XI
Trapp (c) - Jakic, Tuta, Ndicka - Dina Ebimbe, Kamada, Sow, Lenz - Lindström, Götze - Kolo Muani
Lunev, Kossounou, Demirbay, Amiri, Adli, Sinkgraven, Hlozek, Fosu-Mensah, Sertdemir
B04 STARTING XI
Hradecky (c) - Tah, Tapsoba, Hincapie - Frimpong, Andrich, Aranguiz, Bakker - Diaby, Schick, Paulinho
XABI TALKS TEAM SPIRIT
What a week it's been for new Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso. After overseeing an impressive win against Schalke in his first game in charge of Die Werkself, there was a tougher experience for all connected with Bayer in midweek with that 3-0 loss against Porto in the Champions League. But as the new boss says, it's all part of a long process. “We’ve spent the first week together working on getting to know each other. Now we’re working on finding our identity and building up team spirit,” Alonso explained.
Frankfurt are out to get their top-four push back on track, after slumping to a shock defeat to rock-bottom Bochum last time out. Leverkusen are the visitors, with the Xabi Alonso effect in full flow after the ex-Bayern midfielder oversaw a comfortable 3-0 win over Schalke on his debut as a Bundesliga head coach.