Marmoush saves Frankfurt against former club Wolfsburg

football25 February 2024 17:00| © AFP
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Omar Marmoush scored in stoppage time to snatch Eintracht Frankfurt a point in a 2-2 home draw against his former club Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday.

Frankfurt came from a goal down to equalise twice, with Egyptian striker Marmoush landing the crucial blow in the dying stages.

The draw heaps pressure on Wolfsburg manager Niko Kovac whose side are without a win since mid-December.

They had the perfect start when defender Maxence Lacroix headed in after just two minutes.

Paris Saint-Germain loanee Hugo Ekitike set up the equaliser after 14 minutes, laying on a pass to Philipp Max, his first assist since moving to Frankfurt on the final day of the winter transfer window.

Kevin Behrens restored the visitors' lead after 36 minutes, heading in an expert Joakim Maehle cross, his fifth of the season and first for Wolfsburg since joining from Union Berlin in January.

Eliminated from the Europa Conference League by Union Saint-Gilloise on Thursday, the home side pushed forward in the final stages.

With time running out, Marmoush pounced on a Timothy Chandler pass and blasted in Frankfurt's second.

Marmoush now has 10 goals this season since moving from the Wolves in the summer, having scored in four of his past five league games.

Later on Sunday, Borussia Dortmund can move four points clear of fifth-placed RB Leipzig with a win at home to Hoffenheim, while Augsburg host Freiburg in the final match of the round.