Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Sporting CP
November 1, 2022 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: Sporting CP +135 / Eintracht Frankfurt +195 // Total: 2.5
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Sporting CP and Eintracht Frankfurt face off on Tuesday in a Group D UEFA Champions League game at José Alvalade Stadium. The winner of this game will advance in the Champions League.
When these two teams faced off on September 7th, it was Sporting CP that secured the 3-0 victory. All three goals for Sporting CP were scored after the 65th minute. Sporting CP had 57 percent of the possession and five shots on target. Eintracht Frankfurt had 42 percent of the possession and two shots on target.
Sporting CP comes into this game sitting in second place in the group having picked up seven points. Last Wednesday, Sporting faced off against Tottenham Hotspur, and the game ended in a 1-1 draw. Marcus Edwards scored in the 22nd minute to take the lead, but it was a goal in the 80th minute that led them to only picking up a point. Sporting had 41 percent of the possession and four shots on target. Pedro Goncalves and Ricardo Esgaio both missed the game because of suspension, but they are back for this game. Luis Neto is dealing with a knee injury, and he won’t be able to go in this game.
Eintracht Frankfurt sits in 3rd place in the group having picked up seven points. In the last game Champions League game against Marseille, they scored two goals and that was enough for a one goal victory. It was a goal by Randal Kolo Muani in the 27th minute that was the game-winner. They had 43 percent of the possession and four shots on target. On Saturday, they faced off against Dortmund, and they were able to secure a 2-1 victory. Tuta missed the last game because of a suspension, and he will be back in this game. Christopher Lenz is dealing with a hip injury and won’t be able to go in this game.
The last time these two teams faced off, it was Sporting CP that had a big game, and they are going to do the same thing here. Sporting is a good offensive team, and they are going to push the numbers forward in this game. Look for Sporting to score two or three goals and that is going to be the difference here. Back Sporting CP on the money line.