Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Borussia Dortmund: DFB Pokal Final – Match Preview

Borussia Dortmund are overwhelming favourites to lift the German Cup when they face Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.

Dortmund ended the season with a 4-3 entertaining victory over Werder Bremen securing third spot and an automatic spot in the Champions League.

Frankfurt held the surprise package RB Leipizig to a 2-2 draw and finished 11th spot in the Bundesliga.

Frankfurt upset Borussia Monchengladbach in the semi-finals edging past their rivals on penalties!

As for Dortmund they somehow won 3-2 away at Bayern Munich, despite the hosts dominating the game for long periods.

Form guide: Eintracht Frankfurt W0 D2 L3; Borussia Dortmund W3 D2 L0
2016-17 top scorers
Eintracht Frankfurt – Marco Fabian 7 goals
Borussia Dortmund – Pierre Emerick Aubameyang 39 goals

Team news
Manchester United-loanee Guillermo Varela has been suspended by the club after he got a tattoo against instructions!

Alexander Meier is fit again, but his return could well be from the bench here.

Julian Weigl is ruled out through injury and Nuri Sahin is likely to take his spot in the side.

If Dortmund deploy a 3-5-2 then Marco Reus will feature further forward.

Expected starting XI’s
Eintracht Frankfurt (3-4-2-1): Hradecky; Hector, Abraham, Vallejo; Chandler, Gacinovic, Oczipka, Tawatha; Fabian, Hrgota; Seferovic
Borussia Dortmund (4-5-1): Burki; Piszczek, Sokratis, Barta, Schmelzer; Dembele, Castro, Sahin, Kagawa, Reus; Aubameyang

Predictions

Result: Borussia Dortmund (4/9 with Stan James)

Correct Score: 1-3 (11/1 with William Hill)

Anytime Goalscorer: Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (4/7 with William Hill)

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