Frankfurt vs Union Saint Gilloise prediction, odds & betting tips – 22/02/2024

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Frankfurt vs Union SG prediction
Union's Cameron Puertas Castro, Frankfurt's Niels Nkounkou – Photo by Icon Sport

We're bringing you Conference League predictions for Thursday's second leg between Frankfurt and Union Saint Gilloise. These two sides produce a very open and attacking 90 minutes in Belgium and Omar Marmoush will be hoping for a similar encounter in Germany as the Frankfurt forward looks to challenge for the top goalscorer award in this season's Conference League.

Frankfurt vs Union Saint Gilloise predictions: Frankfurt too strong for Union SG

Frankfurt vs Union SG Predictions
Our pick

🔥Hot Tip

BTTS

⚽ Correct Score prediction

Frankfurt 2-1 Union SG

⚽ Total Goals prediction

Over 2.5 Goals

Frankfurt blew a two-goal lead in Belgium but are still the favourites to progress into the next round of the Conference League on Thursday.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Home win on the cards?

  • HOME: 11/10 (2.10) – 47.6%
  • DRAW: 53/21 (3.52) – 28.4%
  • AWAY: 68/23 (3.96) – 25.3%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Frankfurt are the bookmakers pick to win the second leg and make it into the next round of the Conference League following their 2-2 draw in Belgium which saw the Germans take a 2-0 lead inside the opening two minutes.

Last five H2Hs: Only one previous meeting between these two sides

The first-ever meetings between these two clubs did not disappoint with four goals produced, a man sent off, and the scoreline ending all square.

Team news and form guide

Frankfurt: Lost just one of their last six in all competitions

Sasa Kalajdzic, Hugo Larsson and Mehdi Loune could all miss the second leg against Union SG on Thursday due to injury.

Predicted lineup: Trapp (GK), Buta, Koch, Tuta, Nkounkou, Pacho, Götze, Skhiri, Chaïbi, Knauff & Marmoush

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Werder Bremen

Werder Bremen

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Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt

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Union Berlin

Union Berlin

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Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt

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Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund

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Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt

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TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim

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Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt

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Heidenheim

Heidenheim

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Eintracht Frankfurt

Eintracht Frankfurt

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Union Saint Gilloise: Only kept one clean sheet in last six attempts

Charles Vanhoutte is unavailable after he was sent off in the first leg last week, while Loïc Lapoussin, Kevin Mac Allister, Fedde Leysen and Kevin Rodríguez are all injury concerns.

Predicted lineup: Lindner (GK), Burgess, Machida, Sykes, Rasmussen, Castro-Montes, Lapoussin, Puertas, Teklab, Nilsson & Amoura

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Cercle Brugge

Cercle Brugge

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Union Saint Gilloise

Union Saint Gilloise

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Genk

Genk

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Union Saint Gilloise

Union Saint Gilloise

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Antwerp

Antwerp

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Union Saint Gilloise

Union Saint Gilloise

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Fenerbahce

Fenerbahce

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Union Saint Gilloise

Union Saint Gilloise

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Belgium First Division A 10/03/24

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Gent

Gent

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Union Saint Gilloise

Union Saint Gilloise

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Our free expert picks:

Frankfurt are the expected winners of this game with a probability of 47.6%, and we tend to agree with the bookmakers on this choice. For more football betting tips on the game, check out the Anytime Goalscorer market.

Hugo Ekitike and Sasa Kalajdzic are the joint favourite to score in this game at 21/10 (3.10) which has a probability of 32.3%, or you could go with Ignacio Nacho or Omar Marmoush both of which are priced at 12/5 (3.40) with a probability of 29.4%.

Hot tip – Both Teams to Score

  • Both teams scored a couple of goals each in the first leg last week.
  • Both teams have scored in four of Frankfurt's and five of UnioN Sg's last six outings.

Other tips

Frankfurt 2-1 Union SG

  • Frankfurt have scored two or more goals in three of their last six fixtures.
  • Union SG have scored in all of their last six matches in league and cup.

Over 2.5 Goals

  • Over 25 goals have been produced in three of Frankfurt's last six matches.
  • Five of Union SG's last six games have ended with at least three goals scored.
 Fares Chaibi player to watch
Fares Chaibi of Eintracht Frankfurt makes it 0-1 during the UEFA Europa League play-off match between R. Union Sint Gillis and Eintracht Frankfurt – Photo by Icon Sport

Player to watch – Fares Chaibi

Chaibi scored against Union SG in the first leg and we're backing Frankfurt's chief playmaker to impress once again against Belgium's best team.

Making Frankfurt tick

Chaibi has five assists to his name in the Conference League this season, as well as two goals, so you can see why we have highlighted the Algerian international as our player to watch on Thursday evening.


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A lifelong Evertonian, James started writing for an Everton fan site in the mid-2000s and then developed his own blog covering football transfers from across Europe's big leagues before becoming a regular match preview and betting tips writer for Biggest Free Bets. James moved to Free Super Tips next, and then Racing Post, where he worked as a full-time writer for a few years, taking on extra responsibilities such as creating the schedule and assigning out work. Following that, James wrote for a number of websites including Fore Bet before joining Football Whispers in December 2020.