Eintracht Frankfurt – Levski Sofia 2:0 (0:0)
Tore: 1:0 Ngankam (79.), 2:0 Skhiri (86.)
unity Frankfurt : Trapp – Tuta, Koch, Pacho – Dina Ebimbe, Jakic (31. Larsson), Skhiri, Buta (70. Hauge) – Götze, Aaronson – Marmoush (70. Ngankam)
Lewski Sofia Andrew – Petris, Dimitrow, Cordoba, Tsunami – van der Caap (83. Fadiaga), Kraew, Darlan (59. Mitkov) – Ronaldo, Ricardinho (83. El Jemili), Welton
The essentials in brief: Unimpressed by the transfer theater around the striking striker Randal Kolo Muani, Eintracht Frankfurt has reached the group stage in the Conference League and thus booked the ticket for the third trip to Europe in a row. The Bundesliga side won the playoff second leg against Levski Sofia 2-0 (0-0) on Thursday evening and secured a place in the first leg after the 1-1 draw.
In front of 46,000 spectators, Joker Jessic Ngankam scored the goals in the 79th minute and Ellyes Skhiri in the 86th minute for the Hessians, who won the Europa League in 2022 and were in the Champions League for the first time last season.
Frankfurt against Sofia in the live ticker to read
Eintracht Frankfurt will be without striker Randal Kolo Muani in the second leg of the Conference League playoff against Levski Sofia. After the 1-1 draw in the first leg, the Bundesliga team needs a win against the Bulgarians on Thursday (8:30 p.m. / RTL) to qualify for the group stage.
Omar Marmoush, the goalscorer from the first leg, will definitely start up front, announced coach Dino Toppmöller. Jessic Ngankam could help him with that. In addition to Kolo Muani, Jesper Lindström and Christopher Lenz, who have left the club, as well as the injured captain Sebastian Rode will also be absent.