Egypt forward Marmoush stars as Eintracht thrash Bayern 5-1

Ahram Online , Saturday 9 Dec 2023

Eintracht Frankfurt orchestrated a stunning 5-1 triumph over Bayern Munich, with Egyptian forward Omar Marmoush leading the charge with a goal and two assists in an electrifying performance on Saturday.

Omar Marmoush
Frankfurt s Omar Marmoush celebrates after scoring during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Bayern Munich at Deutsche Bank Park in Frankfurt, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023. AP

The Pharaohs forward starred to end its run of four straight defeats across all competitions.

The match kicked off with Marmoush breaking the deadlock in the 12th minute, capitalizing on a rebound inside the box and expertly slotting the ball home at the far post.

Eric Ebimbe extended the lead to 2-0 in the 31st minute, before Marmoush turned provider, setting up Hugo Larsson for Eintracht's third goal in the 36th minute.

A glimmer of hope emerged for Bayern Munich just before halftime, as Joshua Kimmich narrowed the gap to 3-1.

However, any potential comeback was swiftly quashed as Ebimbe exploited a defensive lapse to notch the fourth goal in the 50th minute. Marmoush continued to showcase his playmaking prowess, setting up Ansgar Knauff for Eintracht's fifth goal in the 60th minute, sealing Bayern's first defeat of the season.

Marmoush eceived a caution in the 62nd minute before being substituted off in the 82nd, a tactical move by coach Dino Toppmoller to safeguard the substantial lead.

This impressive display marked Marmoush's seventh Bundesliga goal in 14 appearances this season, contributing to his tally of 12 goals across all competitions in 23 games.

The international striker has reached new heights in his career, thriving in a central role under the guidance of coach Toppmoller, showcasing his exceptional form and prowess on the field.

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