Frankfurt - Union Berlin

Germany: Bundesliga
Frankfurt D. Sow (22), E. N'Dicka (90)
Deutsche Bank Park (Frankfurt am Main)Full time2-1
Union Berlin M. Kruse (Pen. 62)
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Oliver Glasner: "The late winner was thoroughly deserved"

By Rune Gjerulff

Eintracht Frankfurt believes his side deserved to win against Union Berlin.

Oliver Glasner.
Oliver Glasner.Photo: GEPA Pictures/Roger Petzsche

Eintracht Frankfurt coach Oliver Glasner thought his side's performance warranted all three points in their 2-1 victory over Union Berlin today.


Frankfurt left it late, with Evan N'Dicka scoring the winner deep into injury time, but Glasner felt his side could have put the game to bed earlier.

"The late winner was thoroughly deserved when you look at the game as a whole. The emotions are obviously wonderful," Glasner told reporters after the final whistle and added:

"We should really have led by two or three goals at half-time. Evan Ndicka’s header was incredible, just like Goncalo [Paciencia]'s strike against Antwerp.

"A lot of our players played key roles today and having covered 122 kilometres, we ran an awful lot after our game on Thursday. The lads put a great deal into the game and we’re getting a lot out of it at the moment."

Union Berlin coach Urs Fischer conceded that Frankfurt deserved their win.


"It was a deserved victory. It's unfortunate for us to concede the 1-2 goal from the last attack of the game. I saw a weak first half of my team, Frankfurt was superior in all aspects, but we were able to make the second half more balanced. We have to learn from something like this," he said.


Frankfurt
(3-4-2-1)
1Kevin Trapp
35Lucas Melo
20Makoto Hasebe (C)
2Evan N'Dicka
22Timothy Chandler
8Djibril Sow
6Kristijan Jakić
10Filip Kostić
29Jesper Lindstrøm ↪77
15Daichi Kamada
19Rafael Borré ↪68
Bench
40Diant Ramaj
21Ragnar Ache ↩77
23Jens Hauge
39Gonçalo Paciência ↩68
13Martin Hinteregger
18Almamy Touré
24Danny da Costa
3Stefan Ilsanker
17Sebastian Rode
Union Berlin
(3-5-2)
1Andreas Luthe
5Marvin Friedrich
31Robin Knoche
25Timo Baumgartl
28Christopher Trimmel (C)
24Genki Haraguchi ↪58
8Rani Khedira ↪58
21Grischa Prömel
20Bastian Oczipka ↪90
14Taiwo Awoniyi ↪76
10Max Kruse ↪76
Bench
19Frederik Rønnow
9Andreas Voglsammer ↩76
11Anthony Ujah
27Sheraldo Becker ↩58
3Paul Jaeckel
6Julian Ryerson ↩58
23Niko Gießelmann ↩90
7Levin Öztunali ↩76
30Kevin Möhwald

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