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Eintracht Frankfurt vs Tottenham LIVE commentary: Harry Kane boasts stunning goal record against German teams as Spurs look to bounce back from Arsenal defeat – kick-off time, team news, how to follow

Tottenham will need to bounce back from a disappointing derby day defeat quickly when they return to Champions League action against Eintracht Frankfurt.

Spurs saw their undefeated start to the Premier League season come to an emphatic end on Saturday following a 3-1 loss to rivals Arsenal.


Kane scored his 100th away Premier League goal and his 14th in 18 appearances against Arsenal – but it proved a mere consolation for Tottenham

Antonio Conte’s side had already tasted defeat before that though, with their last European outing ending in a 2-0 humbling to Sporting Lisbon.

That result meant Tottenham are joint-second in Group D with Frankfurt, with whoever wins this one surely seizing the initiative.

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Tottenham: NaijaOnPoint coverage

This Champions League game will take place on Tuesday, October 4.

NaijaOnPoint will have live coverage of the game at the Deutsche Bank Park, with kick-off scheduled for 8pm UK time.

Adrian Durham will be your presenter, while commentary will come from Jim Proudfoot and former England defender Stuart Pearce.

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Tottenham were beaten by two late goals at Sporting Lisbon


Tottenham were beaten by two late goals at Sporting Lisbon

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Tottenham: Team news

The hosts are set to be without Kristijan Jakic after he picked up an injury while on international duty with Croatia.

Both clubs saw a player sent off at the weekend but like Emerson Royal, Randal Kolo Muani’s red card in Frankfurt’s 2-0 win over Union Berlin will not carry over into European competition.

That’s one relief for Spurs, who are facing a mounting injury problem with Dejan Kulusevksi, Ben Davies and Lucas Moura all struggling.

Ryan Sessegnon could be among the fresh faces introduced by Conte, with veteran Ivan Perisic afforded a rest.

Former Spurs starlet Edwards was also influential in Sporting’s win over Frankfurt


Former Spurs starlet Edwards was also influential in Sporting’s win over Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Tottenham: What has been said?

Speaking after the defeat to Arsenal, Conte said: “I spoke with the players and said to try and move on quickly because sometimes you have a strange game.

“I think today was a game that after the first half we felt the possibility to win the game because we had the chances that we should exploit much better. In the second half to concede the goal quickly and then the red card, the game changed totally.

“Now I think we have to move on and know we have to take the positivity of this game. Also we have to try and improve the situation that cost us defeat.

“We have to prepare for the next game, in only three days we have to play against Frankfurt and this has to be a big push.”

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Tottenham: Match facts

  • Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has scored in all four of his UEFA Champions League appearances against German opponents, netting five goals (four in three vs Borussia Dortmund, one in one vs Bayern Munich). He has more goals against teams from Germany than any other nation.
  • Eintracht Frankfurt’s Jesper Lindstrøm scored his first UEFA Champions League goal on MD2 (v Marseille), becoming the second-youngest player to score for the club in the European Cup/UEFA Champions League (22y 197d), after Dieter Lindner in March 1960 (20y 266d).
  • Son Heung-Min will make his 50th UEFA Champions League appearance should he play for Tottenham Hotspur. He will be only the second Asian player to reach a half-century of games in the competition, after Park Ji-Sung (54).
  • Should Eintracht Frankfurt win this game, Oliver Glasner would become the first Austrian manager to win back-to-back matches in the UEFA Champions League. His side’s win over Marseille on MD2 was the first victory by an Austrian coach in the competition since Ralph Hasenhüttl’s RB Leipzig in November 2017 (v Monaco).
  • Tottenham Hotspur failed to score against Sporting CP on MD2 (0-2 defeat), while only once previously have they gone consecutive games in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League without finding the net – between October and November 2016 under Mauricio Pochettino, in back-to-back games versus Bayer Leverkusen.
  • Eintracht Frankfurt lost their first home UEFA Champions League match against Sporting CP on MD1. The only German side to lose their first two Champions League games on home soil was FC Schalke 04 in September 2001.
  • Tottenham Hotspur have lost four of their last five UEFA Champions League matches (W1), as many as in their previous 16 games combined (W9 D3 L4). They’ve also lost their last three away games in the competition, against Bayern München and RB Leipzig in 2019-20 and Sporting CP in their most recent outing.
  • Eintracht Frankfurt have won their last three European games against English teams (one vs Arsenal, two vs West Ham), as many as in their first 14 such games (W3 D5 L6).
  • Tottenham Hotspur have lost their last four UEFA Champions League matches against German opposition by an aggregate score of 14-3, losing twice to Bayern Munich (2-7 and 1-3) and twice to RB Leipzig (0-1 and 0-3).
  • This is the first European meeting between Eintracht Frankfurt and Tottenham Hotspur since the quarter-final of the 1981-82 Cup Winners’ Cup, with the English side winning 3-2 on aggregate.

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