Fixture: Eintracht Frankfurt vs Bayern Munich
Tournament: Germany – Super Cup Final 2018
Date/Time: 22:30 GMT +4  12-th August
Arena: Commerzbank-Arena (Frankfurt)

Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht had a solid 2017-18 season, finishing 8th in the Bundesliga after looking like European candidates but redeeming themselves with the German Cup. Their 3-1 win against Bayern Munich at the Olympiastadion was fully deserved and followed a 2-1 defeat by Borussia Dortmund in the 2017 final.

Manager Niko Kovac moved to FC Bayern and has been replaced by Adi Hütter. The 48-year-old guided Young Boys to their first Swiss Super League crown since 1986 last season which followed an Austrian Bundesliga and Cup double with Red Bull Salzburg in 2014/15.

Eintracht have seen some influential players depart this summer including Lukas Hradecky, Omar Mascarell, Marius Wolf and Kevin-Prince Boateng. The Eagles’ main signings include Evan N’Dicka and Lucas Torró with Carlos Salcedo and Ante Rebic making their loan moves permanent.

Their pre-season form has been unconvincing with one win in five matches. Despite playing at home, the match against a fired up Bayern could be step too far at this stage of the season

Bayern Munich

New manager Niko Kovac has big boots to fill after taking over from Jupp Heynckes. The former FC Bayern player had a successful two years in Frankfurt, winning the club’s first trophy in 30 years and will know most of the Eintracht players inside out.

The Bavarians will be hurting after the favourites were soundly beaten by the Eagles in the German Cup final. You can be assured that the extra motivation will be high on the agenda as they look to lay an early marker to start the 2018-19 season.

The only departure of note has been Arturo Vidal to Barcelona. Leon Goretzka comes in on a free transfer while the on loan Serge Gnabry and Renato Sanches return to the club. 18-year-old Canadian whiz kid Alphonso Davies was signed for €10m and will join the club in January.

Last matches: EINTRACHT FRANKFURT
04.08.18 CF Spal Eintracht Frankfurt 2 : 1
01.08.18 CF Eintracht Frankfurt Empoli 0 : 2
21.07.18 CF Wehen Eintracht Frankfurt 2 : 6
15.07.18 CF Philadelphia Union Eintracht Frankfurt 1 : 0
11.07.18 CF Eintracht Frankfurt Real Salt Lake 1 : 1


Last matches: BAYERN MUNICH
05.08.18 CF Bayern Munich Manchester United 1 : 0
29.07.18 ICC Bayern Munich Manchester City 2 : 3
26.07.18 ICC Juventus Bayern Munich 2 : 0
21.07.18 ICC Bayern Munich Paris SG 3 : 1
19.05.18 POK Bayern Munich Eintracht Frankfurt 1 : 3

Head-to-head matches: EINTRACHT FRANKFURT – BAYERN MUNICH
19.05.18 POK Bayern Munich Eintracht Frankfurt 1 : 3
28.04.18 BUN Bayern Munich Eintracht Frankfurt 4 : 1
09.12.17 BUN Eintracht Frankfurt Bayern Munich 0 : 1
11.03.17 BUN Bayern Munich Eintracht Frankfurt 3 : 0
15.10.16 BUN Eintracht Frankfurt Bayern Munich 2 : 2

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Bayern Munich – Prediction of LiveonScore:

Bayern Munich Win

over 2.5