Finally Bundesliga again: FC Bayern is a guest at Eintracht Frankfurt – with Sadio Mané and Matthijs de Ligt. Follow the game tonight here in the live ticker.
Eintracht Frankfurt – FC Bayern -:- (-:-), today, 8.30 p.m
Update from August 5, 6:45 p.m.: The Kansas City Chiefs from the US NFL wished FC Bayern good luck for the start of the season. The American football team, which won Super Bowl LIV in 2019, has a marketing cooperation with Munich.
The first NFL game will take place in Munich on November 13 – then the Seattle Seahawks will meet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Allianz Arena.
Julian Nagelsmann announces change: Bayern want to look less at their opponents
Update from August 5, 6:30 p.m.: Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann wants to look less at the way the competition plays in the new season. “We will shorten the opponent preparation. We don’t want to adapt so much anymore,” announced the coach of the record German soccer champions in an interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) on.
“For me it was never a sign of weakness, but I will deviate from my path a bit in the new season,” said Nagelsmann. He also sees the departure of world footballer Robert Lewandowski as an opportunity: “Everyone has to take on more responsibility. Everyone needs to move more. We could become more variable.”
Update from August 5, 5:50 p.m.: Fear Frankfurt? Eintracht has won four of the last eleven duels against Bayern, two of them in the last three matches. Also worth mentioning is a 5-1 in November 2019, which meant the end of Niko Kovac as coach of Munich. And last but not least, the 2018 DFB Cup victory with a 3-1 win over FC Bayern in the final.
Can Manuel Neuer play? National goalkeeper plagues a gastrointestinal upset
First report from August 5th: Munich/Frankfurt – Time is running out: Can at FC Bayern in the evening Manuel Neuer at the Bundesliga kick-off at Eintracht Frankfurt this Friday evening (from 8.30 p.m.) run up or not?
The 36-year-old national goalkeeper had been in training since Wednesday because of a gastrointestinal upset German Bundesliga record champion at the Säbener Strasse in Munich missing. The decision about a mission is probably only made shortly before the start of the game.
Is Filip Kostic in the starting XI? Rumors about a change of Eintracht star
With the rumor that Frankfurt’s best player is not on the pitch at kick-off, however, conceded Eintracht manager Markus Krösche. Filip Kostic According to media reports, Juventus should agree on a change. “Of course Filip is there. There are always rumors, that’s normal. Filip has shown outstanding performance in recent years,” said Krösche ZDF.
An Italian media report had previously said that Kostic could sign in Piedmont today and thus miss the game against Munich. According to Krösche, the Serbian winger should play. In the previous season, the 29-year-old had scored seven goals and prepared 15 goals in 43 competitive games for the Hessians. In the 2020/21 season, the Serbia international had assisted 17 goals in 30 Bundesliga games.
Bundesliga opener: FC Bayern come to Frankfurt with Sadio Mané and Matthijs de Ligt
At Bayern, however, the new ones are Superstars Sadio Mané and Matthijs de Ligt. Striker Mané promptly showed a strong performance and scored a goal in Munich’s Supercup victory at RB Leipzig (5: 3). The Senegal attacker was denied two other possible goals for offside. What is he doing tonight?
Follow the start of the Bundesliga between Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Bayern from 8.30 p.m. here in the live ticker. (pm)