Eintracht Frankfurt Women won 2-0 at Turbine Potsdam in the crunch clash on Matchday 21 of the FLYERALARM Women’s Bundesliga.
Prasnikar and Hanshaw on target
A crowd of 2,586 at the Karl-Liebknecht-Stadion watched a thrilling 90 minutes of action. After a goalless first half, Lara Prasnikar gave Frankfurt the lead in the 72nd minute before Verena Hanshaw wrapped up a vital away win for Niko Arnautis’ side with a superb long-range strike.
Champions League hopes boosted
The victory in Potsdam means Eintracht now have the opportunity to fulfil their dream of qualifying for the UEFA Women’s Champions League on the final day of the season. With both teams level on 43 points, Potsdam are away to Bayern Munich while Eintracht host Werder Bremen.
Head coach Niko Arnautis: “We were aggressive and prepared to invest a great deal into the match. We deservedly scored the goals and at the end we even had chances to score some more. We’re going home with a well-earned away win and the hope of still being able to qualify for the Champions League.”
Frohms – Hechler, Kleinherne, Doorsoun, Hanshaw – Pawollek, Nüsken, Dunst, Freigang – Reuteler (65' Anyomi), Prasnikar (83' Feiersinger).
Turbine Potsdam line-up
Fischer – Gerhardt (75' Schwalm), Barth, Sissoko, Agrez – K. Holmgaard (75' Deutsch), Mesjasz, S. Holmgaard (85' Plattner), Weidauer, Kerschowski (56' Orschmann) – Kössler.
Angelika Söder (Munich)
0-1 Prasnikar (72')
0-2 Hanshaw (80')