Frankfurt Vs Bayern Munich DFB-Pokal Semifinal Preview

Posted by Derrick Harper on June 8, 2020 in

Wednesday’s DFB-Pokal semifinal matchup in Munich is a rematch of the 2018 Final in which Eintracht Frankfurt beat Bayern Munich 3-1 in Berlin for their fifth-ever title. No one has won the DFB-Pokal more than Bayern Munich’s 19 titles and they lifted the trophy in Berlin last May after beating RB Leipzig 3-0. Let’s take a closer look at each team and how they arrive to this affair so you can place your bets against their Germany Soccer odds.

Eintracht Frankfurt Vs Bayern Munich DFB-Pokal Semifinal Preview

Munich got to the semifinals by winning at Schalke 1-0 back on March 3 via a Joshua Kimmich goal in the quarterfinals. Meanwhile Frankfurt shut out Werder Bremen 2-0 at home a day later with Andre Silva and Daichi Kamada finding the target. The winner of Wednesday’s match at Allianz Arena will advance to the final at Olympic Stadium in Berlin with the scheduled date yet to be announced. In the other semi, 1. FC Saarbrucken out of Germany’s fourth-tier will attempt to upset a third Bundesliga team in their run to the final as they host Bayer Leverkusen Tuesday.

Eintracht Frankfurt Betting Preview

The Eagles are in good form right now having collected back-to-back Bundesliga road wins to climb to 11th place in the table. Last time out they thrashed Werder Bremen with three second-half goals as Silva broke the tie in the 60th minute before Stefan Ilsanker scored a brace in the final 10 minutes.

Filip Kostic has been fantastic in the DFB Pokal with three goals and two assists in three games while both Kamada and Silva have scored twice. Kevin Trapp has started three of the four games in the Cup with just four goals allowed and one clean sheet.

Bayern Munich Betting Preview

The Bavarians made it 20 in a row in all competitions without a loss as they cruised to a 4-2 road win over fifth-place Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday. The hosts jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the ninth minute before Kingsley Coman tied the game in the 27th minute. Bayern took control with goals from Leon Goretzka and Serge Gnabry in the final three minutes of the half and Robert Lewandowski scored in the 66th minute to secure all three points.

Lewandowski leads the way with 44 goals in all competitions this season, including three in the DFB-Pokal. Captain Manuel Neuer has started all four cup games allowing five goals and he has 18 clean sheets in all competitions in 2019-20.

Frankfurt Vs Bayern Munich Betting Lines

MyBookie has Bayern Munich -714 to win and Eintracht Frankfurt +1132 to win. A draw is +603 and the Over/Under is 3 ¾ goals.

These teams have met twice in Bundesliga play this season and both games have been a goal bonanza. Frankfurt pulled off a shock at home in November with a 5-1 win after Bayern’s Jerome Boateng was shown red in the ninth minute. The Bavarians returned the favor May 23 with a 5-2 home win as Martin Hineregger scored both of the Eagles goals.

The teams met three times in all competitions last year with Bayern winning 5-0, 3-0 and 5-1 so their last five matchups have totaled 27 goals. Expect a motivated Bayern team to win a high-scoring affair and advance to their seventh DFB–Pokal final in nine years.

My Bookie Free Pick: Take the Over 3 ¾ goals (-119)