May 16, 2019
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By Himanshu Sharma

Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Mainz

DFB Cup quarter final

Eintracht Frankfurt take on rivals Mainz in the quarter final of the DFB Cup. Eintracht Frankfurt suffered 3-0 loss at the hands of Augsburg in their last Bundesliga fixture, whereas Mainz 05 went down 2-0 against Bayern Munich in theirs.

Match Details:

Kick off time: February 7, 11:00 PM IST

Where: Waldstadion, Frankfurt

FRK vs MAZ Head-to-Head:

(Last 6 meetings)

Eintracht Frankfurt: 2, Mainz: 3, Draw: 1

Eintracht Frankfurt Team News:

  • Marco Fabian came off the bench against Augsburg is expected to start here.
  • After serving suspension, Ante Rebic is likely to partner Sebastien Haller in attack.
  • Abraham (calf), Meier (ankle), Mandela (knee), de Guzman (shoulder), Blum (calf) will be on the sidelines.

Form (recent first, all competitions): L W W D W

Probable XI

Hradecky, Salcedo, Hasebe, Falette, Wolf, Mascarell, Chandler, K.-P. Boateng, Fabian, Haller, Rebic

Key Players

Mascarell and Haller

Most goals: Haller (8 league goals)

Most assists: Wolf (4 league assists)

Mainz Team News:

  • Nigel de Jong is likely to feature in the starting XI.
  • Anthony Ujah is in line for his full debut.
  • Veteran Goalkeeper Rene Adler is not yet 100% to feature in the clash.
  • Bungert (gluteal muscle) will be on the sidelines.

Form (recent first, all competitions): L L W L

Probable XI

Zentner, Gbamin, Hack, Diallo, Donati, de Jong, Brosinski , Serdar, Latza, Quaison, Ujah

Key Players

Hack and Latza

Most goals: Muto (6 league goals)

Most assists: Oztunali (4 league assists)

India Fantasy Prediction:

There is little to separate the two sides. Back on Bundesliga Matchday 10, the two rivals played a 1-1 draw. Basis recent form, Eintracht Frankfurt do have a slight edge over their opponent.

FRK vs MAZ Fantasy Team:

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Himanshu Sharma

I chirp from the slips cordon, warm bench on football pitch and take part in social media banter.