The Europa League enters its final stages with the teams set to battle it out for a place in the final at the Baku Olympic Stadium. This tactical preview will dissect the semi-final between Eintracht Frankfurt and Chelsea. Both teams will be looking for another European title. While the Champions League has seen some exciting encounters and surprises, the Europa League hasn’t disappointed.
Chelsea would have taken note of Eintracht Frankfurt’s victories over Lazio and Marseille in the group stages, but also progressing past Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter Milan and Benfica have left Frankfurt the most dangerous team in the final four.
Frankfurt’s last triumph came in 1980 in the UEFA Cup Final that was played on 7 May 1980, and 21 May 1980. Eintracht Frankfurt took on Borussia Mönchengladbach in an all-German final. Eintracht Frankfurt won on away goals after the tie ended 3–3 on aggregate.
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