- Eintracht Frankfurt were one of the founding members of the Bundesliga and have played in the top flight for 33 years
- UEFA Europa League champions Eintracht Frankfurt are strengthening their squad considerably ahead of the new season
- Often overlooked as a giant of German football, Eintracht Frankfurt are looking to flip the script this season
Eintracht Frankfurt are often overlooked in the Bundesliga as Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig steal headlines.
With a strong team and a passionate fanbase behind them, Frankfurt are not to be underestimated and will be looking to pose a serious challenge this season.
Not sure who Eintracht Frankfurt are? Fear not; Sports Brief gives you all the information you need about the Bundesliga outfit.
Name: Eintracht Frankfurt
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Nickname: Die Adler (The Eagles)
Manager: Oliver Glasner
Stadium: Deutsche Bank Park
Highest Finish: 2nd in the Bundesliga in 1989/90, 1991/1992 and 1992/93
Players To Watch: Mario Götze, Filip Kostic, Kevin Trapp
Incoming: Lucas Alario, Faride Alidou, Buta, Mario Götze, Jens Hauge, Kristijan Jakic, Randal Kolo Muani, Jerome Onguene, Hrvoje Smolcic
Outgoing: Aymen Barkok, Danny da Costa, Stefan Ilsanker, Dominik Kohr, Martin Pecar, Rodrigo Zalazar, Steven Zuber
Notable Achievements: Eintracht Frankfurt have never won the Bundesliga but have won the DFB-Pokal five times. The Guardian reported that they also made headlines last year when they won the UEFA Europa League title, beating Rangers in the final.
While Eintracht have never won the Bundesliga title, they have won the German Championship, the pre-cursor to the Bundesliga. The club are also one of the original 16 teams that formed the Bundesliga, their Wikipedia page confirmed. Eintracht have played in Germany’s top flight for a total of 33 seasons since the Bundesliga was officially formed in 1963.
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Frankfurt finished 11th last season, but their impressive European run made up for the league performance. With Champions League football to look forward to, Frankfurt may be stretched when it comes to competing on all fronts. Sports Brief predicts that Frankfurt will finish fifth.
RB Leipzig: Getting to know the Bundesliga football side looking to grab the bull by the horns
The new Bundesliga season gets underway this weekend, and one team looking to cause an upset will be RB Leipzig.
Leipzig will be looking to build on the DFB-Pokal success of last season and challenge Bayern Munich for the league title this season.
Not sure who RB Leipzig are? Fear not; Sports Brief gives you all the information you need about the Bundesliga outfit.