Eintracht vs Monchengladbach Prediction: Bundesliga | 08.05.2022

Eintracht vs Monchengladbach Prediction: Bundesliga Match on 08.05.2022

Having one of the worst teams in the Bundesliga based on form, Eintracht will be hoping to turn things around when they host Monchengladbach at the Deutsche Bank Park on Sunday at 14:30GMT.


Match Preview

Can Eintracht Get Back to Winning Ways After a Six-Match Winless Run?

Despite their sterling performances and run in the Europa League, Eintracht have been struggling in the Bundesliga where they have fallen down the table to 11th – closer to the relegation zone than the top of the table.

Oliver Glasner’s side will be looking to turn their form around in the Bundesliga to prevent a further slide down the table.

Glasner’s will focus on ensuring that his side are mentally prepared for the Bundesliga after the second leg future against West Ham in the Europa League Semi-final.

Can Monchengladbach Retain their 10th Position on the Table with a Win at Eintracht?

The 10th-placed Monchengladbach are just one point ahead of Eintracht at 11th on the log, which means they could be leapfrogged with a defeat on Sunday.

Adi Hütter’s side will be looking to make it two wins on the bounce after their impressive 3-1 win over RB Leipzig on Monday. 

A win will be crucial in bolstering Monchengladbach’s chances of finishing in the top half of the table after a run of poor form affected their chances of competing for European places.

Form Guide

Eintracht

Eintracht have been in struggling form in the Bundesliga; they have gone six matches without victory in the Bundesliga. Meanwhile, they have been impressive in their run to the Europa League semi-finals against West Ham.

They have drawn three times and lost thrice in this run; they have collected three points and dropped 15 in their last six outings in the Bundesliga. 

This run of form is the third word in the Bundesliga over the last six rounds of fixtures; it is only better than Hoffenheim and Arminia Bielefeld that have each hauled 2 points out of the available 18.

Monchengladbach

Monchengladbach have won twice, drawn twice, and lost once in their last five rounds of Bundesliga. In their last six outings, they have collected 11 points and dropped seven in the process.

The only loss in their last six matches came in a surprising 3-1 reverse against FC Koln. Otherwise, Adi Hütter’s have maintained good form as they seek to recover an early-season slump to boost their chances of qualifying for Europe in the remaining four matches. 

Team News

Eintracht

Christopher is a doubt for Eintracht in the clash with Monchengladbach as he recovers from a fractured toe; the 27-year-old left-back has already missed two matches due to the injury.

Eintracht will also be without attacking midfielder Jesper Lindstrom (hamstring injury), left-back Jan Schroder (torn muscle fibre), and goalkeeper Diant Ramaj (meniscal injury) ahead of the clash with Monchengladbach on Sunday. 

Monchengladbach

Adi Hütter will be without Marcus Thuram with the 24-year-old left-winger recovering from muscular problems he suffered on May 5th, 2022.

Monchengladbach also have two players suspended; these include the 20-year-old central midfielder Kouadio Kone and the 25-year-old centre-back Nico Elvedi. 

Kone is out for a yellow card suspension and will be available from May 9th, 2022. Elvedi is serving a red card suspension.

Possible Starting Lineups

Eintracht

Trapp; E. Ndicka, M. Hasebe, Tuta; F. Kostic, A. Hrustic, K. Jakic, T. Chandler; J.P. Hauge, R. Ache; G. Paciencia

Monchengladbach

Sommer; S. Lainer, J. Beyer, M. Friedrich, R. Bensebaini, L. Netz; J. Hoffman, C. Kramer, F. Neuhaus; B. Embolo, L. Stindl


Players to Watch

G. Paciencia

As Eintracht have been forced to rotate their squad to accommodate the exertions in the Europa League, Paciencia has been a crucial cog in the league matches. 

The forward will be crucial for Eintracht when they face Monchengladbach on Sunday coming after a second-leg meeting against West Ham.

J. Hoffman

The midfielder has been a crucial player for Monchengladbach this season as he has grabbed 10 goals and 4 assists in 24 appearances.

Hoffman will be crucial for the team when they travel to Eintracht on Sunday hunting for three points.

Prediction

Eintracht will start the match by dictating the tempo and possession of the match. Monchengladbach will implement a pressing game across the pitch putting Eintracht players under pressure.

Eintracht will win this match and break their six-match run without winning. 

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Author: Jesus Simmmons