Europa League 2021-22: Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt prediction and betting tips (April 14)
Barcelona host Eintracht Frankfurt in the second leg of the fixture. Xavi’s men continue to play at a high level. The game is open to both sides following the draw in the first leg.
Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona) has been dropping good performances in back-to-back games
Ousmane Dembele (Barcelona) has been dropping good performances in back-to-back games

Barcelona face Eintracht Frankfurt in the quarter-final of the 2021-22 Europa League season. This is the return leg of the fixture.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Thursday, 14 April 2022. The match venue is Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt (April 14) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.

Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt latest odds on betting sites

Barcelona to win odds are priced at 1.40 (-250 American; 2/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 4.50 (+350; 7/2), while Eintracht Frankfurt to win odds are priced at 8.00 (+700; 7/1).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Barcelona — 70%, draw — 20%, Eintracht Frankfurt — 10%.

Latest betting odds on Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt (14 April 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.57 (-175; 4/7)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.38 (-260; 5/13)
  • Asian handicap (-1.0, -1.5) on Barcelona — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
  • Asian handicap (+1.0, +1.5) on Eintracht Frankfurt — 2.02 (+102; 51/50)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.95 (-105; 19/20)

Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt match preview and statistics

Barcelona haven’t lost in 15 matches with 11 wins and four draws. La Blaugran beat Levante 3-2 in their last game.

Jose Luis Morales opened the scoring in the 52nd minute with a shot into the bottom right corner. Roger had the chance to double the lead but Ter Stegen saved it in the 56th minute. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made it 1-1 in the 59th minute with a powerful header into the back of the net, assisted by Ousmane Dembele with a perfectly weighted cross.

After coming off the bench, Pedri and Gavi combined to give Barca the lead. Pedri steered a shot from near the penalty spot into the bottom left corner in the 63rd minute, assisted by Gavi who picked him out in the box.

Gonzalo Molero levelled the score in the 83rd minute from the penalty spot, thumping the ball confidently into the bottom left corner. Luuk de Jong came off the bench to score the winner. He made it 3-2 in the 90+2 minute with a header past Cardenas into the back of the net, assisted by Jordi Alba with an outswinging cross.

Team statistics: 64% possession, 1.40 expected goals, 14 total shots, two big chances, seven shots on target, 584 accurate passes, 89% pass accuracy, seven fouls committed, four offsides, three corners, one yellow card.

Barcelona team news: Gerard Pique is doubtful for the match, while Memphis Depay, Sergi Roberto, Ansu Fati and Sergino Dest are sidelined due to injuries.

Eintracht Frankfurt have no win in any of their last six matches, with five straight draws and a loss. Die Adler lost 1-2 to Freiburg in their last match.

Top stats: 53% possession, 1.54 expected goals, 18 total shots, five shots on target, one big chance, 319 accurate passes, 72% pass accuracy, 13 fouls committed, three offsides, three corners, one yellow card.

Vincenzo Grifo gave Freiburg the lead in the 27th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Roland Sallai following a fast break. Filip Kostic pulled one back in the 54th minute with a left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Jens Petter Hauge with a through ball.

Nils Peterson scored the winning goal for the visitors in the 69th minute with a header. Daichi Kamada scored an equalizer in the 86th minute but the goal was ruled out after a VAR review.

Eintracht Frankfurt team news: Christopher Lenz, Diant Ramaj and Djibril Sow are sidelined due to injuries, while Tuta is on a red card suspension.

Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt H2H

Both teams drew 1-1 in the first leg of the clash. Ansger Knauff scored the opener for Frankfurt, while Ferran Torres levelled the score.

Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt lineups and key players

Barcelona projected starting lineup:

  • Marc-Andre ter Stegen
  • Jordi Alba
  • Eric Garcia
  • Clement Lenglet
  • Ronald Araujo
  • Sergio Busquets
  • Frenkie de Jong
  • Pedri
  • Ferran Torres
  • Ousmane Dembele
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

The key player to watch out for is Ousmane Dembele. The winger has been dropping good performances in back-to-back games for La Blaugrana. He provided an assist in their last game against Levante. Dembele has two goals and 11 assists for Barca this season.

Eintracht Frankfurt projected starting lineup:

  • Kevin Trapp
  • Obite Evan Ndicka
  • Makoto Haseba
  • Martin Hinteregger
  • Ansgar Knauff
  • Filip Kostic
  • Kristijan Jakic
  • Sebastian Rode
  • Jesper Lindstrom
  • Daichi Kamada
  • Rafael Borre

Rafael Borre is the key player to watch out for. The team needs goals in this match and he’s the one to step up. The attacker has a goal in nine Europa League games this season. Borre needs to pick up his scoring boots for the game.

Barcelona vs Eintracht Frankfurt predictions and betting tips

Barcelona are favourites to win this match. Xavi’s team has been playing at a high level in the past 15 games, with 11 wins and four draws. They have the right momentum for this match. Eintracht Frankfurt are not at their best, with five straight draws and a loss in their last six games. At this rate, it’s almost impossible to defeat Barca.

Predictions for this match are Barcelona to win, and over 2.5 goals. Barca have the home advantage in this game, unbeaten in the last six home games. Looking at their number of goals scored in past games, there’s a high chance they’ll score over 2.5 goals. They conceded three penalties in their last match and still managed to win 3-2.

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-1.0, -1.5) on Barcelona

Odds: 1.89 (-112 American; 25/28 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.57 (-175 American; 4/7 Fractional)

Football UEFA Europa League . Quarter-finals. Leg 2
Barcelona — Eintracht Frankfurt
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Over 2.5 goals
1.57
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