Again not won.

But not lost either.

The draw kings of the league can take a breather.

The difficult away hurdle Wolfsburg has been overcome, the no less challenging home game against 1. FC Köln, who recently won over, is imminent.

And what does Eintracht coach Oliver Glasner do?

He gives his players a break.

Two days off after the 1-1 draw on Sunday evening at VfL.

Ralf Weitbrecht

Sports editor.

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Preparations for the game on Saturday will start on Wednesday (3.30 p.m. in the FAZ live ticker for the Bundesliga and Sky) in the Frankfurt Arena, which will then be sold out with 31,000 spectators according to Axel Hellmann's performances.

The board spokesman for Eintracht has submitted a corresponding application to the health department.

One point with the former leader of the table, that is impressive - thinks Eintracht coach Glasner.

For the Austrian football teacher, the temporary return to his former club was something special.

After all, nobody knows the "wolves" better than Glasner, which should have a profitable effect.

With the first win it didn’t come off again. But Glasner was not dissatisfied after the draw. “At the beginning we had some problems with set pieces, where Wolfsburg could have taken the lead. Then we gradually got it under control and scored a very nice goal. We also played a good pressing, forced Wolfsburg to a lot of long balls and kept them far away from our goal. We didn't want to manage the 1-0 win and keep playing forward. "

A plan that initially actually worked, spurred on by Sam Lammers' opening goal (38th minute).

But at the beginning of the second half, VfL turned up and put Eintracht under a lot of pressure.

The result was the more than deserved 1: 1 by Wout Weghorst, the best and most important attacker of Lower Saxony, who was on the spot in the 70th minute in the style of a goalscorer.

Pleasing from Eintracht's point of view: Lammers is also developing more and more into the desired striker of format.

Already on Thursday, in the first group game in the Europa League against Fenerbahce Istanbul, the Dutchman could be relied on.

He even added a second goal to a first goal, which was not recognized due to an offside position.

When Lammers, who was on loan from Bergamo to Frankfurt, took measurements in Wolfsburg, everything turned out to be right.

Once again it was Filip Kostic who, as a preparer, played exactly the right pass at the right moment, which Lammers picked up as a dropkick and completed.

"I'm of course happy about my goal, we played a very good first half," said Lammers.

“We were energetic and aggressive in the duels, put the opponent under pressure and won many second balls.

That's how the coach prepared us for the game. "

In the second part of the game things didn't go as planned, which Lammers also noted.

"We no longer had the power we needed, our opponents had more chances and we had difficulties."

This is exactly what we need to work on. When Lammers spoke of "power", Glasner brought "precision" into play. “We missed it, we had to chase a lot. In the end it got wild. ”And many a Eintracht professional barely wanted to achieve anything. Daichi Kamada remains the Frankfurt player with the largest spread. Sometimes brilliant, sometimes catastrophic. The Japanese did a number of sloppy actions in Wolfsburg, which, with more concentration, could have created danger in counter situations.

“We didn't play three or four well.

That was our shortcoming ”, criticized coach Glasner, who nevertheless showed himself conciliatory after winning the point.

“Overall, I am very satisfied with my team.

We ran almost 121 kilometers, had almost 280 sprints - three days after the Europa League game.

The basis is right. "

Even if the basics are right - the deficiencies in counter-attack are obvious.

The game in Wolfsburg made that clear.

Unity can and must do better.

"When things come back to be taken for granted," predicted Glasner, "then we will win too." Maybe at home against Cologne.

A week later, Bayern are waiting abroad.

The last Eintracht victory in Munich?

November 18, 2000.