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Fritz-Walter Stadion (ATT 49,718) 17th October 2010 - Kick off 14:30 Ref: F Zwayer

K'lautern Kaiserslautern vs Eintracht Frankfurt Frankfurt

K'lautern 0

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Frankfurt 3

T Gekas (45, 67)
A Meier (83)

Gekas grabs the glory

Greek international condemns Kaiserslautern to defeat

Last Updated: 17/10/10 5:23pm

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Gekas: Seven goals this season

Gekas: Seven goals this season

Theofanis Gekas scored twice as Frankfurt won 3-0 at Kaiserslautern for their third straight victory to continue to climb the Bundesliga table.

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Gekas struck in the 45th and 67th minute, respectively, and Alexander Meier completed the scoring in the 83rd minute, with Kaiserslautern left to rue and early missed penalty from Srdjan Lakic.

Kaiserslautern have lost five of their last six games and remain on seven points towards the foot of the division.

Kaiserslautern had chances in the game, and blew a big one early on when Georgios Tzavellas took down Lakic in the area after 26 minutes.

Hero

The Croatian Lakic stepped up to the spot and struck to the bottom left corner but Frankfurt keeper Oka Nikolov picked the right side and made the save.

Despite not having a shot on goal until then, Frankfurt grabbed the lead in the 45th minute.

Ivo Ilicevic lost the ball in the Kaiserslautern midfield and Patrick Ochs exchanged passes Pirmin Schwegler before crossing to Gekas, who slotted home.

In-form Greece international Gekas ensured he was the hero as he struck a second time in the 67th minute when his initial shot was blocked but he poked home for his seventh goal of the season.

And Frankfurt finished off Kaiserslautern with seven minutes remaining when Meier scoring Sebastian Jung's cross from the right side.

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German Bundesliga

German Bundesliga
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bayern Munich 30 76
2 Wolfsburg 29 61
3 Bayer Leverkusen 30 55
4 Borussia Monchengladbach 29 54
5 Schalke 30 42
6 FC Augsburg 30 42
7 Hoffenheim 30 40
8 Borussia Dortmund 30 39
9 Werder Bremen 29 38
10 Mainz 30 37
11 Eintracht Frankfurt 30 36
12 Cologne 30 35
13 Hertha Berlin 30 34
14 SC Freiburg 30 30
15 Hannover 96 30 29
16 Hamburg 30 28
17 Stuttgart 30 27
18 SC Paderborn 07 29 27

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