Witness the full replay and highlights of the Eintracht Frankfurt vs Bayern Munich showdown. The action kicks off at 14:30 (GMT) on the 9th of December, 2023. The man in the middle for this game is none other than the esteemed F. Zwayer. The battleground for this epic clash is the legendary Deutsche Bank Park. Don’t miss this electrifying encounter in the Germany – Bundesliga, Week 14, Season 2023/2024.
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Bayern Munich Full Match Reports
Eintracht Frankfurt terminated a woeful streak of five winless matches in all competitions by staging an electrifying first-half display to overpower Bayern Munich 5-1 at Deutsche Bank Park, handing the defending champions their inaugural Bundesliga defeat of the season.
Returning to Bundesliga action after a week off, Bayern appeared burdened by rust in the initial stages, allowing Frankfurt to assert dominance. Noussair Mazraoui’s failure to clear Aurélio Buta’s cross proved costly, as Omar Marmoush seized the rebound from Farès Chaibi’s effort off the bar, slotting home a remarkable opener inside the opening 15 minutes. Impressively, this marked Marmoush’s fifth Bundesliga goal within the first quarter-hour of a game.
In response, Thomas Tuchel’s side needed to rally, and the first significant chance fell to Harry Kane. However, the English captain uncharacteristically missed wide with the outside of his boot after a precise pass from Leon Goretzka. The miss proved consequential as Ansgar Knauff intercepted Kim Min-jae, enabling Junior Dina Ebimbe to skillfully squeeze the ball past Manuel Neuer at his near post.
The first half continued to be a dream for the Eagles, extending their lead to three before the break. Another interception in the opposition half set the stage for Frankfurt, with Marmoush providing Hugo Larsson the opportunity to slot past Neuer, igniting a wild celebration at Deutsche Bank Park. Despite the brilliance of Joshua Kimmich’s long-range drive, which found the top corner, Frankfurt supporters entered halftime with mixed emotions.
Concerns of a Bayern resurgence after the break were dispelled when a defensive lapse from Dayot Upamecano allowed Chaibi to exploit the error, beating Neuer at his near post for the second time, reinstating their three-goal lead. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s glaring miss epitomized Bayern’s futile comeback efforts, and any lingering doubts about the outcome were erased when Knauff secured Frankfurt’s fifth in the 60th minute. This emphatic victory saw Tuchel’s squad miss an opportunity to reclaim the top spot, potentially trailing Bayer Leverkusen by six points should Die Werkself triumph tomorrow. Eintracht Frankfurt, under Dino Toppmöller, avoided consecutive home defeats for the first time in nearly two years, narrowing the gap to the European places to two points with their first Bundesliga victory in over a month.
Man of the Match: Junior Dina Ebimbe (Eintracht Frankfurt).