Marmoosh scores late for 10-man Frankfurt in a draw in Mainz


Eintracht Frankfurt forward Omar Marmoush equalized in injury time in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with derby rivals Mainz.

With the clock winding down, the home side were ahead after Lee Jae-Sung’s first-half header, but Frankfurt junior Dina Ebimbe dribbled past three Mainz defenders and cut off an easy tap-in gave Marmoosh to level the scores with 30 minutes remaining as Frankfurt were reduced to 10 men when winger Ansgar Knauf fouled Leandro Barreiro after protesting the ball Marmoush’s goal, the Egyptian’s first since leaving Wolfsburg in the summer, ensured they remained unbeaten this season The main talk before the win for Frankfurt was to entice star striker Kolo Muani has left the club in a controversial offer from Paris Saint-Germain or else The French striker,

who scored 15 league goals last season and set up another 14, started for the visitors and was seen as the man most likely to break the first-half deficit Mainz shook off a temporary start to last weekend’s 4-1 defeat at Union Berlin, 23 minutes had passed and he appeared to have won a handball penalty, but the VAR overruled the decision However, the visitors were on the board after just two minutes, as Lee Jae-sung headed his side into the lead following a mistake by Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp. Knauf’s removal saw Mainz on the brink of victory, before Marmoush’s late intervention saw the spoils shared.


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