Borussia Dortmund vs Eintracht Frankfurt Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: February 16, 2013; Time: 5:30 PM UTC;
Venue: Signal-Iduna-Park — Dortmund.
The champions will try to rehabilitate after Hamburg defeat. Jurgen Klopp’s team achieved a hopeful 2-2 draw with Shakhtar Donetsk in midweek, and will be looking for positive three points against the top-four hopefuls.
Borussia Dortmund goes second in Bundesliga table with 39 points from 21 games, having 11 wins, 6 draws and 4 defeats so far this season. Their present form has seen two wins, one draw and two defeats from last five games. Last five home games BvB have finished with four wins and one defeat, which came from HSV with the score 1-4 last weekend. BvB played a hard away 2-2 draw with Shakhtar this midweek. So the question is in freshness of the reigning Bundesliga Champions when they take on forth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt. Borussia Dortmund Julian Schieber has not scored any goals in his 12 Bundesliga appearances.
Frankfurt stands forth in the league table with 37 points from 21 games, winning 11, drawing 4 and losing six so far this season. Their current form has seen two wins, one draw and two defeats from last five games. Last five games on the road Frankfurt have finished with two wins and three draws. They are unbeaten in their last three matches. Only 2 points separates these two clubs. Eintracht have lost one of their last five games against Dortmund.
Jurgen Klopp could welcome Ilkay Gundogan into the starting squad. He will come into the starting eleven at the expense of Sebastian Kehl. Neven Subotic also could return after over a month out with a hamstring injury. But Felipe Santana could continue in instead of him. Julian Schieber has got his rare chance in place of the suspended Robert Lewandowski.
Frankfurt have a full-strength squad for this game. Only Martin Amedick is going to miss out as he looks to build up fitness.
Borussia Dortmund line-up: Weidenfeller, Piszczek, Santana, Hummels, Schmelzer, Gundogan, Bender, Blaszczykowski, Gotze, Reus, Schieber.
Last three matches:
Shakhtar Donetsk 2 – Borussia Dortmund 2;
Borussia Dortmund 1 – Hamburg 4;
Bayer 04 Leverkusen 2 – Borussia Dortmund 3.
Eintracht Frankfurt line-up: Trapp, Jung, Zambrano, Anderson, Oczipka, Rode, Schwegler, Aigner, Meier, Inui, Lakic.
Last three matches:
Eintracht Frankfurt 0 – Nürnberg 0;
Hamburg 0 – Eintracht Frankfurt 2;
Eintracht Frankfurt 2 – Hoffenheim 1.