Frankfurt / Main (AP) - Jürgen Klinsmann enjoyed this football evening despite the cold and the pouring rain.
Although the new coach of Hertha BSC saw how his team gave away a 2-0 lead and at Eintracht Frankfurt 2: 2 (1: 0) played. For the former national coach but still outweighed the positive. "After all, the 2: 2 is absolutely fine. It is a big step forward for us. If you're in the bottom, you're happy to take any point with you, "said Klinsmann, who has not made a good start in the Bundesliga with a point from his first two games.
The goals of Dodi Lukebakio (30th minute) and Marko Grujic (63rd) even gave hope for the first three. This would have been more than flattering given the significant advantage in terms of opportunity and the superiority of Eintracht.
"In sum, we should have won the game. For our effort, we have too little income, "said Frankfurt coach Adi Hütter, who did not really want to agree Klinsmann's thesis of the balanced game and the just draw. Also, his team felt a little "anger" due to many a decision by referee Christian Dingert, Hütter said.
Martin Hinteregger (65.) and Sebastian Rode (86.) secured the Eintracht one point, but after last three defeats helps not really further. "As far as the results are concerned, we are certainly not completely satisfied. But when I see the team playing football, I do not get scared, "said Hütter, who is heading for the important Europa League match against Vitoria Guimaraes next week with the Hessians. With a victory, Eintracht would certainly overwinter internationally.
Klinsmann can only dream of such prospects in the capital right now. The reality is called after the 2: 2 at the start of the 14th match day further relegation place and relegation battle. "We know it's just one step at a time and one day at a time," explained the Hertha coach. The next match against Freiburg should then be followed by the first victory.
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