WORLD FOOTBALL

Frankfurt defeat Barcelona and progress to the semi-final

Xavi - FC Barcelona

Eintracht Frankfurt are into the semi-finals after beating Barcelona 2-3 at the Camp Nou.

Barcelona dominated ball possession throughout the game. However, they were not able to create many chances. Barcelona and Eintracht Frankfurt drew 1-1 in the first leg. 

FC Barcelona gave away an early penalty when Eric Garcia fouled a Frankfurt player in the box. Kostic took the penalty and made no mistake to give the visitors an important lead.

Borre’s long-range goal doubled the lead for Frankfurt. Barcelona went into the break two goals down. Xavi was forced to make a substitute as Pedro got injured. Therefore, he brought on Frenkie De Jong.

Later in the second half, Kostic scored his second goal and the third goal for his team. 

The game was almost settled, and Frankfurt were giving this fixture. However, Barcelona managed to score two goals in the additional time. But Eintracht Frankfurt held on to their lead firmly and advanced to the semi-finals.

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