The UEFA Champions League is set to host a match between minnows and an underdog. On Wednesday, Eintracht Frankfurt will be hosting the Serie A league leaders Napoli. Both teams are on different tangents in their respective club leagues. Deutsche Bank Park will be bussing with the excitement of witnessing an interesting fixture between the two teams.
Eintracht Frankfurt are not having a good season in Bundesliga this year as they are currently in the sixth position in the point table with 38 points and 11 wins.
Napoli have come out as the strongest team in Serie A. They are currently leading the Serie A point table and it is very clear that Napoli will be winning the league title. And even the bookmaker's odds suggest the same.
Napoli to get a vital away win and beat Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1.
The betting tip is...
Frankfurt to win
The Eagles are coming to play the UEFA Champions League fixture after scoring a Bundesliga win against Werder by 2-0. With 44% possession, Marco Friedl and Randal Kolo Muani scored for their team in the game and helped Frankfurt to score a win.
The club is currently at the 6th spot and they are struggling with the inconsistency of their players.
Eric Dina Ebimbe won’t be part of the playing XI because of his ankle injury.
Predicted Lineup: Trapp, Smolcic, N'Dicka, Tuta; Buta, Kamada, Sow, Max, Lindstrom, Gotze, Kolo Muani
The Blues have dominated the Serie A this year and they have completely changed their style of play. In the Champions League as well, Napoli finished the group stage by being the Group A leader with 5 wins.
They are coming to play the UEFA Champions League fixture after scoring a win against Sassuolo by 0-2. Khvicha Kvaratskhelia and Victor Osimhen gave an early advantage to their team in the game.
Giacomo Raspadori is going through a recovery from his muscle injury and won’t be travelling to Germany.
Predicted Lineup: Meret, Di Lorenzo, Kim, Rrahmani, Rui, Lobotka, Anguissa, Zielinski, Lozano, Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia
Overall, it should be an exciting matchup between two quality teams. The outcome of the tie could come down to which team can perform better defensively.