Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt: Barcelona are back to their status under the leadership of Xavi and are looking to complete their resurgence. Amidst occupying the second place in the Spanish top-flight, Barcelona are set to face the challenge of Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League RO8. Ahead of the game, here is our preview.
After a poor start to the season, Barcelona have staged a comeback and find themselves in the second position on the points table. Also, they have nicked close wins in the Europa League and are looking to lift the title. In their recent La Liga fixture, they were able to take home all three points against Levante.
On the other hand, Eintracht Frankfurt lost to SC Freiberg in the recently concluded league fixture. They find themselves in the ninth position and a win is necessary in the Europa League fixture if they are to feature in Europe next season.
Match: Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt
Date and Time: 15th April, 12:30 AM IST
Venue: Camp Nou
Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt Head-to-Head
Barcelona faced Eintracht Frankfurt for the first time in their history when they played the first leg. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.
Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt Team News
Barcelona: Barcelona will be without Gerard Piqué, Memphis Depay, Sergino Dest, Sergi Roberto for the games against Frankfurt.
Eintracht Frankfurt: The German outfit will miss the services of Djibril Sow, Christopher Lenz, Diant Ramaj against FC Barcelona.
Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt Probable Playing XI
Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Ronald Araujo, Clement Lenglet, Eric García, Jordi Alba; Gavi, Sergio Busquets, Frenkie De Jong; Ousmane Dembéle, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ferrán Torres
Kevin Trapp; Martin Hinteregger, Makoto Hasebe, Evan Ndicka; Ansgar Knauff, Kristijan Jakic, Sebastian Rode, Filip Kostic; Jesper Lindstrøm, Rafael Santos Borré, Daichi Kamada
Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt D11 Team
Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Jordi Alba, Eric Garcia, Ronaldo Araujo, Martin Hinteregger, Frenkie de Jong, Daichi Kamada, Filip Kostic, Ferran Torres (VC), Pierre Aubameyang ©, Jesper Lindstrom
Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt Probable Winners
Though Eintracht Frankfurt are a fighting side, Barcelona are in fine form under Xavi. We predict Barcelona to eke away the win when they face Frankfurt on Thursday.
Predictions:Barcelona 1-0 Eintracht Frankfurt
Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt Live Stream
The Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt game is available on the Sony LIV application and Sony Network