The Eagles enjoyed a sucessful cup season 2016/17 in which they reached the Berlin final (2-1 defeat v Dortmund). Now it's "game on" again in the first round; against fourth division side TuS Erndtebrück.

TuS Erndtebrück - Eintracht Frankfurt

  • Kick-off: Saturday (12 August 2017), 15.30 CET
  • Venue: Leimbachstadion, Siegen
  • Referee: Benedikt Kempkes (8 Bundesliga 2 games)

Build-Up

TuS Erndtebrück play in the fourth division in Germany (Regionalliga West) and recorded a couple of 2-2 draws this young season so far. This is their second cup qualification, two years ago they played against Darmstadt 98 (5-0 defeat). Eintracht look back on a successful DFB Cup season 2016/17 in which they reached the Berlin final (2-1 defeat v Borussia Dortmund). The Eagles most recent pre-season friendles were a 3-0 win v Real Betis and a 5-2 win v FSV Frankfurt.

Attendance

Around 5,000 Eintracht supporters will make their way to the near-by Leimbachstadion in Siegen which is about a two hour trip by car or train.

Live Match Center

We will provide you with pre-match and live updates via the English language Live Match Center - line-ups, live text commentary, scores and tweets will be available from kick-off onwards.

Social Media

We will also cover the match on our English Twitter channel with pics and tweets from the ground. Additionally, our English Facebook site will contain live info. The hashtags are: #SGE and #TUSSGE.

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DFB-Pokal final: Eintracht Frankfurt v Dortmund

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