Eintracht Frankfurt welcome Tottenham Hotspur to Waldstadion in Group D of 2022-23 UEFA Champions League.
Victory would see Frankfurt leapfrog Tottenham into second whereas a win would see Spurs keep second within the group.
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Kristijan Jakic is a doubt for Eintracht Frankfurt as he continues to get well from a hip damage suffered on worldwide responsibility.
Jerome Onguene (groin) is a doubt however Almamy Toure (muscle) and Aurelio Buta (knee) are dominated out.
Tottenham could have Emerson Royal obtainable regardless of his purple card in Saturday’s North London derby at Arsenal, as his suspension solely applies to home competitions.
Ben Davies (knee), Dejan Kulusevski (muscle) and Lucas Moura (tendon) stay absent.
- Eintracht Frankfurt have received simply considered one of two earlier conferences in opposition to Tottenham (W1, L1), which each got here in 1981-82 UEFA European Cup Winners Cup as Spurs received 3-2 on mixture.
- Tottenham misplaced their final go to to Eintracht Frankfurt by a 2-1 end in March 1982 (L1).
- Each groups scored twice when taking part in as the house workforce of their solely two earlier conferences.
- Frankfurt have misplaced simply considered one of their final seven residence matches in all UEFA competitions (W2, D4, L1)
- Spurs have did not win any of their final six away matches in all UEFA competitions (D1, L5).
Regardless of experiencing contrasting fortunes of their two opening group matches, Frankfurt can’t be written off given the expertise of their squad however might want to present extra of the scientific high quality which served them nicely in Saturday’s Bundesliga win over Union Berlin.
Tottenham in the meantime will certainly be desirous to mount a response to Saturday’s toothless defeat in opposition to Arsenal, with a extra aggressive show and higher defensive marking as a result of they clearly are able to ruthless ending however simply lack consistency.
Antonio Conte although ought to be involved about Spurs’ latest poor away document in Europe particularly heading to Frankfurt, who’ve been arduous to beat at residence however have tended to attract greater than win so a draw appears a good wager given the problems going through each groups.
Prediction: Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur