After nearly 50 years FSV Frankfurt and Eintracht met each other in a competitive match again, and FSV had decided to host the match in the Commerzbank Arena for capacity reasons. Eintracht won this prestigious Frankfurt derby 4-0 by goals of Rode (17'), Gekas (31' PEN) and Köhler (40', 89'). They settled matters in the first half and moved up to spot three in the 2. Bundesliga standings.
For the first time in nearly 50 years Eintracht and FSV will meet in a league game again on Sunday (kick-off at 13.30h CET). A crowd of around 45,000 is expected to make their way to the Commerzbank Arena for the 'Frankfurt derby'. FSV have decided to hold their home match in the Eintracht ground for capacity reasons. In today's pre match press conference Eagles manager Armin Veh offered his views.
Eintracht Frankfurt and Fortuna Düsseldorf brought the 2. Bundesliga Matchday 4 action to a close with a 1-1 draw on Monday evening. The result, at the end of a thrilling contest, leaves both sides side by side in the table in sixth and seventh place on eight points and right in touch with the early pace-setters.