The match is over.
Standard Liege went down to a narrow loss to Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany and will need to hit back immediately to strengthen their chances of advancing to the knockout stages of the Europa League.
Standard Liege have won their last two home matches to nil and are on a run of 10 games at the Maurice Dufrasne without a loss. Eintracht Frankfurt presents a tougher test than they normally get in Belgium and might grab a goal, having scored in their last seven away fixtures in a row.
Since Standard Liege rarely leave the pitch without scoring and the same holds for Eintracht Frankfurt, we might witness a high scoring match in Belgium. Despite a lot being at stake in Liege, the match might be very open and we can expect chances at both ends.
The home side have lost two in a row in Europa League and are three points behind their visitors, who have won back-to-back fixtures against Vitoria Guimaraes and then against Liege. Even so, Eintracht Frankfurt have only scored four goals in the first half in nine Bundesliga and if they bring the same form to Belgium, the home side might take the lead at half-time.
Head to Head
The two sides have only met once previously, when Eintracht Frankfurt won 2-1 at Commerzbank-Arena on October 24 two weeks ago. David Abraham and Martin Hinteregger scored the goals for the home side in the first half, when Selim Amallah pulled one back for the visitors in the second half.
Standard Liege to win and both teams to score
Standard Liege need a win to keep up with the top two in Group F but will struggle to keep Eintracht Frankfurt from scoring yet again this week.
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