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Europa League final: 50,000 Frankfurters meet 100,000 Scots

2022-05-18T16:51:09.025Z

Europa League final: 50,000 Frankfurters meet 100,000 Scots Created: 05/18/2022, 18:41 By: Patrick Mayer With tens of thousands in Seville: the fans of Eintracht Frankfurt. © CHRISTOF STACHE / AFP Pure tradition: Eintracht Frankfurt and Glasgow Rangers fight for victory in the Europa League in the final. Follow the final from Seville here in the live ticker. Eintracht Frankfurt - Glasgow Rang



Europa League final: 50,000 Frankfurters meet 100,000 Scots

Created: 05/18/2022, 18:41

By: Patrick Mayer

With tens of thousands in Seville: the fans of Eintracht Frankfurt.

© CHRISTOF STACHE / AFP

Pure tradition: Eintracht Frankfurt and Glasgow Rangers fight for victory in the Europa League in the final.

Follow the final from Seville here in the live ticker.

Eintracht Frankfurt - Glasgow Rangers -:-, today, 9 p.m

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Munich/Sevilla – The 1980 Uefa Cup season went down in Bundesliga history.

Because: All four teams in the semifinals came from Germany.

In the end, Eintracht Frankfurt beat FC Bayern Munich 5-1 in a spectacular second leg.

Borussia Mönchengladbach defeated VfB Stuttgart.

However, Gladbach had to admit defeat to the "Eintracht vom Main" in the final, which was played in a two-legged game.

It was the only European Cup victory for Frankfurt so far.

That's exactly what the Hessians want to change tonight when they face Glasgow Rangers from Scotland in the Europa League final from 9 p.m.

It is a showdown with an absolute cult factor.

Added to this is the venerable Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville as the final venue.

Goose bumps guaranteed!

But that also means a huge challenge for the Spanish police.

Europa League final: Eintracht Frankfurt versus Glasgow Rangers – 150,000 fans in Seville

General Commissioner Juan Carlos Castro of Spain's Policía Nacional spoke at a press conference of "a single madness".

The police in Andalusia expect 100,000 Scottish fans and 50,000 Germans, said the head of operations in Seville.

This rush, including countless charter flights, would face a total of 3,000 police officers from the Policía Nacional in the city with its approximately 750,000 inhabitants, the commissioner explained.

The atmosphere is almost tangible.

Europa League final: Eintracht Frankfurt won the Uefa Cup in 1980

UEFA Cup 1979/80

Duel:

first leg:

second leg:

Semifinals:

Bavaria - Frankfurt

2-0

1:5 nV

Semifinals:

Stuttgart-Gladbach

2:1

0:2

Final:

Gladbach-Frankfurt

3:2

0:1

"I want out of this cup to drink," Eintracht President Peter Fischer called on the night of Wednesday, the guests at the stylish reception of the Bundesliga club in a hacienda on the outskirts of Seville, "A European Cup victory is a thousand times better than sex.

Because these trophies, there are damned rarely condemned. "

The SBU trainer stayed more objective.

“Our dream is only fulfilled when we win.

We feel ready,” said Oliver Glasner before the game.

The 47-year-old coach from Austria knows how strong the Scottish runner-up is.

Among other things, the Rangers eliminated Borussia Dortmund in the round of 16 and RB Leipzig in the Europa League semi-finals.

In the video: Frankfurt coach Glasner - "Everyone is hot for the final"

"They are very robust in duels and show a great willingness to go a long way back if they lose the ball.

They are always ready to defend his own goal or forward to score a goal, "said Glasner and demanded:". We need an absolute top performance "Bitter: His countryman and defender Martin Hinteregger, can not play.

The 29-year-old Austrian has to pass due to a serious muscle injury in his thigh.

Follow the Europa League final between Eintracht Frankfurt and Glasgow Rangers tonight from 9 p.m. here in the live ticker.

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Source: merkur

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