Representatives of Germany, Eintracht Frankfurt managed to steal full points when they visited West Ham United with a score of 2-1.
The West Ham United vs Eintracht Frankfurt match is presented in the first leg of the 2021-2022 Europa League semifinal.
The West Ham vs Eintracht Frankfurt match will be held at the Olympic Stadium in London, England on Friday (29/4/2022).
Eintracht Frankfurt managed to make the London Olympic Stadium shock at the start of the match.
The pride of West Ham United’s stadium was silent after Ansgar Knauff’s header (1 ‘) nestled perfectly against Alphonse Areola’s goal.
The goal came from Eintracht Frankfurt’s quick attack to the West Ham United defense.
Then, Rafael Santos sent a measured pass, which was completed perfectly by Knauff, Eintracht Frankfurt quick 1-0 lead.
After the goal, the Hammers finally had a chance to go berserk by launching a massive wave of attacks.
The attack was led by Jared Bowen and Declan Rice. Both of them often overwhelm the Eintracht Frankfurt defense.
Finally, what the home team had been waiting for came after Michael Antonio (21′) fired a hard shot that Kevin Trapp couldn’t block. After the goal, Eintracht Frankfurt finally responded by playing bolder.
The buying and selling of attacks took place until the referee blew the whistle to mark the end of the first half. No additional goals were created before halftime, the match ended with the score 1-1.
Entering the second half, Eintracht Frankfurt did not give the Hammers the opportunity to play openly.
The pressing game was applied by Oliver Glasner to stop the pace of the West Ham United players.
This scheme went well, the movement of the Hammers could be stopped in the first five minutes of the second half.
Apparently, this scheme has also succeeded in making Eintracht Frankfurt back ahead.
It was Daichi Kamada (54 ‘) who managed to break into Areola’s goal.
The Japanese player managed to take advantage of the vomit ball after his shot was pushed over by Areola, Eintracht Frankfurt winning 2-1.
After the goal, West Ham United’s efforts to equalize did not bear fruit.
Eintracht Frankfurt finally ensured victory over West Ham United 2-1 in the first leg of the 2021-2022 Europa League semifinal.