Frankfurt Stadion - Frankfurt am Main 19/09/2013 - 19:00CET (19:00 local time)

Group stage - Group F

Eintracht Frankfurt - Bordeaux
3-0
 

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Eintracht return with a bang against Bordeaux

Published: Thursday 19 September 2013, 21.19CET
Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 FC Girondins de Bordeaux
Two goals inside 16 minutes set the German team on course for a fine comeback to European competition against struggling Bordeaux.
by Steffen Potter
from Frankfurt Stadion
Eintracht return with a bang against Bordeaux
Marco Russ (second from left) celebrates after making it 2-0 ©Getty Images
 

Match statistics

Eintracht Frankfurt
Bordeaux

3

Goals scored

0

58

Possession (%)

42

17

Total attempts

11

5

on target

5

7

off target

4

5

blocked

2

0

against woodwork

0

8

Corners

5

3

Offsides

5

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

1

15

Fouls committed

18

17

Fouls suffered

14

559

Passes

381

457

completed

295

Lineups

eintracht frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt

bordeaux

Bordeaux

1Trapp (GK)16Carrasso (GK) (C)
4Russ
Goal16
Yellow Card58
3Henrique
5Zambrano5Bréchet
8Inui
Substitution46
9Rolán
Yellow Card82
10V. Kadlec
Goal4
Substitution80
17Poko
Substitution69
15Djakpa
Goal52
19Maurice-Belay
Substitution64
16Aigner20Jussiê
20Rode
Substitution69
22Faubert
Substitution46
23Anderson Bamba23Orban
Red Card61
24Jung (C)24Traoré
Yellow Card90+1
25Barnetta26Sertic

Substitutes

30Wiedwald (GK)30Olimpa (GK)
9Joselu4Obraniak
11Lakić
Substitution80
8Ben Khalfallah
Substitution69
13Lanig11Bellion
17Schröck14Diabaté
18Flum
Substitution46
21Chalmé
Substitution46
22Celozzi
Substitution69
Yellow Card84
29Poundje
Substitution64

Coaches

Armin Veh (GER) Francis Gillot (FRA)

Referee

Andre Marriner (ENG)

Press kits

Last updated: 19/09/2013 21:28 CET

Standings

Last updated: 20/09/2013 11:47 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
  
Published: Thursday 19 September 2013, 21.19CET

Eintracht return with a bang against Bordeaux

Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 FC Girondins de Bordeaux
Two goals inside 16 minutes set the German team on course for a fine comeback to European competition against struggling Bordeaux.

Eintracht Frankfurt marked their return to European competition in style as two early goals set them on course for a 3-0 UEFA Europa League win against FC Girondins de Bordeaux.

It was as if they had never been away as Václav Kadlec and Marco Russ opened up a 2-0 lead inside 16 minutes before their appreciative home crowd. Constant Djakpa's free-kick shortly after the break effectively sealed the Group F spoils, and things went from bad to worse for Bordeaux when Lucas Orban was sent off after the hour.

Eintracht fans have been waiting for this day since their last foray into Europe, in the UEFA Cup, ended with group stage elimination in 2006. Before kick-off they raised the curtains with a giant choreographed display and vociferous support that became an even mightier roar four minutes in when a hopeful punt into the penalty area bounced of Stefan Aigner's back and into the feet of Kadlec, who slotted in from close range.

Kadlec could have made it two after some fine work by Takashi Inui but aimed just wide – not a mistake Russ made two minutes later when Tranquillo Barnetta's low centre found his foot for a first-time finish following a short corner. Bordeaux responded well, though, threatening to reduce the arrears. Jussiê was denied by Djakpa's goal-line clearance and André Poko headed just wide with Kevin Trapp beaten.

Eintracht were not done either, and only a poor touch denied Inui what looked a certain third before half-time. A beautiful left-footed Djakpa free-kick from a central position shortly after the restart did make it 3-0, and the gloom hanging over Bordeaux grew darker when Orban saw red.

Last updated: 21/09/13 0.05CET

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