Eintracht Frankfurt 5-0 Rosengard: Hosts thump Rosengard but crash out of UWCL

With both sides already confirmed to be heading out of the 2023/24 UEFA Women’s Champions League, Wednesday’s clash at the Deutsche Bank Park was nothing more than a formality. Still, Niko Arnautis’ side would look to build momentum ahead of their return to Frauen-Bundesliga action on Sunday.

SGE: Bösl; D Açikgöz, Kirchberger, Doorsoun, Riesen; Dunst, Gräwe, I Açikgöz; Prašnikar; Anyomi, Martinez

ROS: Mukasa; Wik, Arnardóttir, Jansson, Larsson; Ayinde, Öling; Schough, Sprung, Bredgaard; Kadowaki

Ilayda Açikgöz was on hand to fire Eintracht Frankfurt into a well-deserved lead after just 18 minutes, floating a ball into the danger zone that flew just beyond the reach of Rosengard’s Angel Mukasa.

Despite a flurry of chances shortly after the half-hour mark, Frankfurt were unable to double their lead – with Shakiera Martinez, Lara Prašnikar and Nicole Anyone all squandering their efforts.

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But the hosts found form in the second half, adding their second goal in the 66th minute after Martinez and Anyomi combined – with the latter dispatching past Mukasa with a remarkable composure.

Martinez would net a goal of her own ten minutes later, with Lisanne Gräwe also picking out the back of the net just second after Rosengard kicked off again. A fifth and final goal came courtesy of Geraldine Reuteler in the dying stages of the match, sealing an impressive victory for Niko Arnautis’ Eintracht Frankfurt.