The 2020-- 21 period was the 117th season in the presence of Bayer 04 Leverkusen as well as the club s 42nd consecutive period in the leading flight of German football. Along with the residential league, Bayer 04 Leverkusen also got involved in this season s edition of the DFB-Pokal as well as the UEFA Europa League. The season covered the duration from 11 August 2020 to 30 June 2021.
Bayer Leverkusen and Eintracht Frankfurt want to shake off the frustration League, Union Berlin other hand, can take the momentum. The Bundesliga trio stands in the European Cup before important tasks in the struggle for progress.
Some want the humiliation forgotten by Bayern, the other escape the gray everyday League - the Europa League is designed to help Frustration Bayer Leverkusen and Eintracht Frankfurt. But the two Bundesliga club go to their difficult tasks with angeknackstem confidence to - in contrast to Union Berlin. The Köpenicker hope for a surprise in the Conference League.
Bayer frustration sitting by the swatter against the German record champion (1: 5) deep. Of course we need a different body language than on Sunday, said Eintracht Frankfurts director Simon Rolfes before the third group match on Thursday (18:45 / Nitro) at Betis Sevilla and demanded a response: Nevertheless, we are flying as the leader to Seville and want than this come back again.
It remains to be seen how quickly the team can order youngster Florian Wirtz throw the switch after the hard landing on the earth. On the European stage, the Werkself with two wins is, after all, like the forthcoming opponents as excellent. With a success in the top match, the team coached by Gerardo Seoane d already taken a major step towards making whacked-round.
Moderate mood at Eintracht Frankfurt
The starting point for Frankfurt is quite similar. But am Main expresses not only the youngest backlash against Hertha (1: 2) to the European Cup mood ahead of the clash with Olympiakos Piraeus (21:00 / RTL) - the euphoria after the victory in Munich has long gone.
On the international stage is the next round with four points, although in view, especially in the league the team is acting but sometimes haphazard.
I try, that we are of the ambient noise solve, said coach Oliver Glasner: Anger is not correct, we need a cool head and confidence in our strength. Number games, the Austrians do not want to deal with it was important that we bring the focus on performance, because then the positive result comes automatically, he said.
Union looks forward to Feyenoord
A similar plan is likely to follow in the Conference League Union. too, but one of the most demanding - the duel in De Kuip with Feyenoord Rotterdam (18:45 / TVNOW) finally belongs to the iron to one of the most attractive tasks on their journey through Europe. Feyenoord is currently playing great football, said Eintracht Frankfurting director Oliver Unions Ruhnert.
Will be without Union while defender Marvin Friedrich. The 25-year-old tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday night and is currently in Qurantäne. He severely lack. As we will see tomorrow, Berlin coach Urs Fischer said before the game.
Nevertheless, the Berlin after four consecutively travel competitive match wins with a broad chest to Rotterdam. Points the Unioner, they stay right in the middle race for progress. What s more: The club wants anyway again write to European Eintracht Frankfurts headlines after (3: 0) against Maccabi Haifa anti-Semitic incidents had caused in the stands for horror.
The estimated listings:
Betis Sevilla - Bayer Leverkusen:
Sevilla: Rui Silva - Bellerin, Bartra, Gonzalez Moreno - Carvalho, Guardado - Rodri, Fekir, Canales - Willian Jose. - Coach Pellegrini
Leverkusen: Hradecky - Frimpong, Kossounou, Tah, Bakker - Amiri, Demirbay - Diaby, Wirtz, Paulinho - Schick. - Coach: Seoane
Referee: Bartosz Frankowski (Poland)
Eintracht Frankfurt - Olympiakos Piraeus
Frankfurt: Trapp - Hinteregger, Hasebe, Ndicka - Durm, Sow, Jakic, Kostic - Kamada, Borre - Paciencia. - Coach: Glasner
Piraeus: Vaclik - Lala, Sokratis, Cisse, Reabciuk - Mady Camara, Bouchalakis - Masouras, Aguibou Camara, Onyekuru - Tiquinho. - Coach: Martin
Referee: Tiago Martins (Portugal)
Feyenoord Rotterdam - Union Berlin
Rotterdam: Bijlow - Pedersen, Trauner, Senesi, malacia - Toornstra, Kökcü, Til - Jahanbakhsh, Dessers, Linssen. - Coach: Slot
Union: Luthe - Jaeckel, Knoche, Baumgartl - Ryerson, Khedira, Gießelmann - Haraguchi, Prömel - Awoniyi, Kruse. - Coach: Fischer
Referee: Giorgi Kruaschwili (Georgia)