FRANKFURT Follow Eintracht Frankfurt against FC Barcelona in the live ticker Sugar Mizzy April 7, 2022 9 minutesBarca want possession, control of the game. Frankfurt is a lot behind, but has so far come in quick transition situations. 7 minutesHe has to do that! Lindström is free on the right wing and moves into the penalty area. Shortly before the baseline, he puts it back perfectly to the penalty spot, where Sow comes to an end all alone – and pushes the ball just past the post to the left. 5 minutesOn the other hand, the Frankfurters also have their first degree. After Kamada’s cross, Knauff comes to an end in the half-right backcourt, but hesitates a little too long. So Gaviria blocks with his stomach for a corner kick. 3 minutesThe first conclusion belongs to the guests – and Trapp has to intervene immediately. Torres shoots from a good 20 meters in a central position and forces the Frankfurt keeper to make a brilliant save in his own right corner. Trapp steers the ball over the crossbar with his fingertips. 1 minuteHere we go. The ball rolls. Before the game startsThere were over 300,000 ticket requests in advance of the game, making Deutsche Bank Park sold out for the first time since the pandemic began. The mood is great even before kick-off, because the active fan scene is also celebrating its comeback in the stands today – including a little choreography, of course. Before the game startsLet’s take a look at the referee team of the evening. The chief referee is the Serb Srdjan Jovanovic, assisted by his compatriots Uros Stojkovic and Milan Mihajlovic. Fourth official is Fran Jovic from Croatia, Pol van Boekel from the Netherlands is the VAR. Before the game startsThe great FC Barcelona, who got back on track under club legend Xavi Hernandez after a poor start to the season, faced Galatasaray Istanbul in the round of the last sixteen and are now regarded as one of the top favorites for the title. It is certain that the Catalans take the competition seriously. After the end of the Champions League, the Copa del Rey and a deficit of ten points on leaders Real Madrid in the domestic league, the Europa League is the last realistic chance for the title. Before the game startsIn the round of 16, Eintracht had to deal with a Spanish team in the Europa League. The Hessians beat Betis Sevilla in the second leg with a 1-1 win after extra time. The Bundesliga team won the first leg in Andalusia 2-1. Before the game startsXavi changes his starting line-up to three positions compared to last La Liga’s 1-0 home win against Sevilla FC. Garcia, Gaviria and Traore start for Dani Alves, de Jong and Dembele. Before the game startsFC Barcelona started with this formation: Ter Stegen – Araujo, Pique, Garcia, Alba – Pedri, Busquets, Gaviria – Traore, Aubameyang, Torres. Before the game startsCoach Oliver Glasner made one change to his starting eleven compared to the 0-0 draw against Greuther Fürth on the last Bundesliga matchday: Hinteregger slipped into the back three for captain Hasebe. Before the game startsThis is how Eintracht Frankfurt goes into a duel with FC Barcelona: Trapp – Tuta, Hinteregger, Ndicka – Knauff, Jakic, Sow, Kostic – Lindström, Borre, Kamada. Before the game startsWelcome to the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Europa League between Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Barcelona.