Frankfurt Stadion - Frankfurt am Main 24/10/2013 - 21:05CET (21:05 local time)

Group stage - Group F

Eintracht Frankfurt - M. Tel-Aviv
2-0
 

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Eintracht cruise to Maccabi Tel-Aviv success

Published: Thursday 24 October 2013, 23.19CET
Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC
Václav Kadlec and Alexander Meier struck either side of Tal Ben Haim's dismissal to secure the Eagles' third Group F win.
by Steffen Potter
from Frankfurt Stadium
Eintracht cruise to Maccabi Tel-Aviv success
Eintracht celebrate Alexander Meier's goal against Maccabi Tel-Aviv ©AFP/Getty Images
 

Match statistics

Eintracht Frankfurt
M. Tel-Aviv

2

Goals scored

0

66

Possession (%)

34

24

Total attempts

1

8

on target

1

13

off target

0

3

blocked

0

1

against woodwork

0

11

Corners

2

4

Offsides

3

3

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

1

9

Fouls committed

10

9

Fouls suffered

9

635

Passes

322

561

completed

250

Lineups

eintracht frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt

m. tel-aviv

M. Tel-Aviv

1Trapp (GK)25Juan Pablo (GK)
4Russ
Yellow Card11
Substitution46
4Ben Harush
5Zambrano
Yellow Card16
6Alberman
Substitution55
6Oczipka7Zahavi
Substitution74
10V. Kadlec
Goal13
9Radi
14Meier
Goal53
Substitution78
11Ben Haim
Yellow Card30
Red Card34
18Flum18Tibi
20Rode21Yeini (C)
23Anderson Bamba22Prica
Substitution65
24Jung (C)24Mitrović
Yellow Card69
25Barnetta
Substitution68
31Carlos García

Substitutes

30Wiedwald (GK)1B. Levi (GK)
8Inui
Substitution68
3Mané
11Lakić
Substitution78
10Itzhaki
13Lanig13Dabbur
Substitution65
15Djakpa17Einbinder
16Aigner
Substitution46
Yellow Card54
29Altman
Substitution74
22Celozzi30Margolis
Substitution55

Coaches

Armin Veh (GER) Paulo Sousa (POR)

Referee

Antonio Damato (ITA)

Press kits

Last updated: 24/10/2013 23:17 CET

Standings

Last updated: 25/10/2013 09:08 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
  
Published: Thursday 24 October 2013, 23.19CET

Eintracht cruise to Maccabi Tel-Aviv success

Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC
Václav Kadlec and Alexander Meier struck either side of Tal Ben Haim's dismissal to secure the Eagles' third Group F win.

Eintracht Frankfurt made a huge stride towards the UEFA Europa League round of 32, maintaining their perfect record in Group F with a 2-0 win against a muted Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC.

Václav Kadlec scavenged a first-half opener from a rebound before the dismissal of Tal Ben Haim for a second bookable offence on 34 minutes left the visitors on the ropes. Alexander Meier subsequently stamped out any slender hopes of a comeback with a second goal just after the restart to the delight of a crowd of over 40,000 in Frankfurt.

Kadlec scored the first goal of this season's UEFA Europa League group stage four minutes into the matchday one game against FC Girondins de Bordeaux, and he was quick off the mark once more. The Eagles had made an aggressive start, a header from the towering Meier drawing an early save from Juan Pablo, but the goalkeeper had no chance when Meier's header against the post on 13 minutes set up Kadlec to finish.

Frankfurt controlled the game with some ease thereafter, and Maccabi's mission to become the first Israeli club to avoid defeat in Germany became even more of a task when Ben Haim saw red after being shown two yellow cards in the space of four minutes.

Having laid on the initial ball for Eintracht's opener, Tranquillo Barnetta picked out Meier again for the second of the night, the 1.96m-tall attacking midfielder making a powerful headed connection with the Swiss international's near-post corner.

Summer signing Kadlec passed up three decent chances to extend the lead, but it was no great disappointment for Eintracht. Only promoted to the Bundesliga in 2012, they are now within sight of securing European football for 2014.

Last updated: 26/10/13 0.05CET

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