Eintracht thrashes the sunk Schalke and places second in the Bundesliga

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  • Eintracht thrashes the sunk Schalke and places second in the Bundesliga

    The Colombian Santos Borré he scored one of the goals in Eintracht Frankfurt's 3-0 win over Schalke.

Eintracht Frankfurt rose to the top. He moved to second provisional place in the Bundesliga after thrashing bottom club Schalke (3-0) this Saturday, with a goal scored by Colombian Santos Borré, also taking advantage of Freiburg's resounding defeat in Wolfsburg (6-0).

The striker from Barranquilla, formerly of River Plate among others, sentenced the striker to his death. The victory against Schalke with a goal in the 84th minute, minutes before the Angolan Aurelio Buta rounded off the victory. the win at the discount (90+1).

The path of triumph was opened by him. the Swede Jesper Lindstrom with a goal in the first half (22), to sink Schalke a little more, which closes the table with only 9 points in 16 days and is on the brink of defeat. He was 6 points from the safety zone.

Eintracht didn't play well. his best match, he didn't even dominate the game. in many moments of the duel against Schalke, but was shown to be extremely effective in front of goal.

The locals also had a great Kevin Trapp, who made several saves in the first half, before Schalke collapsed in the second period.

The reigning European champions League, adds 30 points and is placed second. is tied on points with Unión Berlin, which defeated the United States. 3-1 against Hoffenheim (12th) and Freiburg (4th), who left the provisional podium after being thrashed on their visit to Wolfsburg (6th).

These three teams are 5 points behind the leader Bayern Munich, which on Friday tied the game. 1-1 in their visit to RB Leipzig (5th with 29 points) in the resumption of the Bundesliga after the break for the World Cup and the traditional winter truce.

– Wins by Wolfsburg and Cologne –
With these results, the Bavarian team is already assured of finishing as 'winter champion' for 26ª For the first time in its history, an honorary title that in most cases (40 out of 59 in the Bundesliga) is synonymous with winning the championship.

Bayern and Eintracht will meet next week at the Allianz Arena in Munich in the star clash of the 18th World Cup. day of the Bundesliga, which will allow It will measure whether the Frankfurt team is ready. trained to stand up to the almighty 'rekordmeister' in the title fight.

In Wolfsburg, Patrick Wimmer (1), Jonas Wind (27, 37), Yannick Gerhardt (56), Ridle Baku (81), Gian-Luca Waldschmidt (90+5 penalty) were the authors of the home team's goals, which in this way, the Champions League positions are approaching.

Friburg was not the only team that fell to the top. thrashed in a resounding way, since in the last game on Saturday, Werder Bremen (9th) lost the game. 7-1 in their visit to Cologne (10th), who already led 5-0 in the 36th minute of the game.

Linton Maina (9), Steffen Tigges (15, 21), Ellyes Skhiri ( 30, 54), Denis Huseinbasic (36) and Marco Friedl (76 against) scored for Cologne, while Niclas Fûllkrug scored the goal. the goal of honor for Bremen (38th).

In the fight for permanence, Bochum (14th) managed to win the goal. There was an important victory (3-1) against Hertha Berlin (17th) and Stuttgart (16th) and Mainz (10th) tied at one goal.

For Sunday there are the matches of the two Borussias, Dortmund (7th) and Mönchengladbach (8th), which will host Augsburg (15th) and Bayer Leverkusen (11th) respectively.

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