Eintracht Frankfurt’s Captain Sebastian Rode has evidenced the disappointing performance of his ex-club Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League.

“It’s really hard to explain what’s worse at other clubs, who had already proclaimed the final and then excreted,” Rode said the “kicker” with regard to the BVB, which failed as Champions League relegated in the playoffs War, as well as Bayer Leverkusen. The Werkself had to delete her sails in the second round.

Eintracht Frankfurt is, on the other hand, “really focused on returning from round to Round,” Rode said. “Every round is still something special for us, even if we were already there in recent years more often. We enjoy playing in the Europa League – many others perhaps as downgrade because they prefer to do in the Champions League be. “

FC Barcelona “The Househike Favorite” against Eintracht Frankfurt

Great anticipation prevails at Rode and the SGE before the quarterfinal first leg against FC Barcelona on Thursday (21:00 clock).

“This becomes an absolutely horny kick, on which completely Frankfurt is pleased and above all we as a team. We have earned it and deserves us to deny such a game. We will enjoy that – and nevertheless go in, move on said the 31-year-old, who returned from BVB to Frankfurt in 2019.

Barca has finally found an old strength and be “the househohe Favorite,” Rode said. “We have to pure our attributes: be uncomfortable, everyone helps the other – only so it can go. And then of course you also need the quixer luck that you pure a thing in front.”

Praise for ex-BVB teammate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Barcelona [1-1], Europa League, Quarter-Final 1st Leg - MATCH REVIEW

A big praise paid Rode Barca Goal Hunter Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. His former BVB teammate is “an excellent footballer”, so the Eintracht-Profi. “Auba did not have any offers from absolute top clubs over and over again. At Arsenal, he did not play the big role in the meantime. He loves life, it enjoys and therefore too.”

From FC Barcelona, the 32 years old Gaboner “has always dreamed,” described Rode. “That fulfilled for him, and you look now that he feels very comfortable.”