Bochum v Eintracht Frankfurt
Ruhrstadion – Bochum, Germany
25 March 2010 – 19:30 GMT
Eintracht Frankfurt needs a win on Friday at Bochum to keep their chances a Europa League spot alive.
Bochum v Eintracht Frankfurt Preview
Frankfurt is in 8th place and seven points back of 5th place Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga table. Bochum are in 14th place and four points above the relegation zone. Eintracht Frankfurt have a 4-4-5 record in away matches and Bochum has a 2-6-5 record at home.
Bochum will be at full strength with no serious injures while Frankfurt will be without Christoph Spycher for the match.
The home side is in terrible form with with no wins in their last five and only one win in their last two months. Eintracht Frankfurt have struggled lately but did get a 2-1 win against Bayern Munich last Saturday. Overall, they are 3-1-3 in their last seven and had lost three in a row before the Bayern win.
It’s an important match for both sides but for very different reasons. Bochum are fighting for survival and Frankfurt are fighting for a spot in Europe next season. Bochum’s leading scorer is Stanislav Sestak who scored one goal in their 2-3 loss at Werder Bremen on Saturday. Alexander Meier is the top scorer for Eintracht Frankfurt and has score two goals in his last four matches.
Frankfurt are the stronger team and Bochum are not in good form. The visitors should win the match but with the Bundesliga its hard to predict matches.
|Last Five Matches in Competition|
|VfL Bochum||Eintracht Frankfurt|
|@Werder Bremen 3-2||Bayern Munich 2-1|
|Borussia Dortmund 1-4||@Hannover 96 2-1|
|@VfL Wolfsburg 4-1||Schalke 04 1-4|
|Nurnberg 0-0||@VfB Stuttgart 2-1|
|@Mainz 0-0||@Hamburg SV 0-0|
Bochum v Eintracht Frankfurt Prediction
Eintracht Frankfurt will win the match 1-0.
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