had documented The sports significance of this game both coaches with their lineups. Eintracht Frankfurt’s Adi Hütter joined the game seven Times in comparison to the last Bundesliga. His colleague Simone Inzaghi of Lazio, Rome was equal to ten of the eleven players out there that had completed the League game at the weekend. Finally, the harmony was already clear before kick-off as group winners in the Europa League, Lazio as the Second was also.

And so you have to say about this game, as such, not much. It was an hour-long, late-autumn summer-kick with a couple of half chances on both sides. The game would have actually 0:0 to end – but the middle of the second half, the game flared up suddenly.

Only Lazio attacker Joaquin Correa took advantage of after an hour, the first real chance of the game for the 1:0 lead hits (56. Minute). Ten minutes later, Mijat Gacinovic, equalized with a precise shot from distance for 1:1 (66.). Striker Sébastien Haller to put even a short time later to the 2:1-end. Eintracht finished the group phase with six Wins from six Games.

more Important than the end result of a other balance sheet was for the guests, however, in any case: Before the game, you had the harmony of great concern to the Fans. There were serious clashes with the notorious Lazio were feared followers. The Eintracht Fans have not been nahgelegt to draw, if possible, as the Frankfurt-supporters identified by the district of the Lazio Tifosi.

But the big riots were, at least in the run-up to the game. There were only minor clashes. Five of Eintracht Fans had been detained, said a police spokesman. Some of you may have approached in front of the stadium to the access of the Lazio Fans. When the police intervened, smoke bombs and firecrackers flew.

Lazio Rom – Eintracht Frankfurt 1:2 (0:0)
1:0 Correa (56.)
1:1 Gacinovic (66.)
1:2 Haller (71.)
Rom: Proto – Bastos, Luis Felipe, Acerbi – Caceres (75. Lulic), Murgia, Cataldi, Valon Berisha (75. Rossi), Durmisi – Luis Alberto Correa. Coach: Simone Inzaghi
Frankfurt: Rönnow – Da Costa, Russ, Falette, Willems – Nicolai Müller (79. Müller), Fernandes, Hasebe (32. N’Dicka), Tawatha – Gacinovic (88. Stendera) – Haller. Trainer: Hütter
referee: Halil Umut Meler (Turkey)
audience: 14.000
Yellow cards: Acerbi, Luis Alberto, Cataldi – Falette, Stendera


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