Timothy Chandler played like he "was never away" in Eintracht Frankfurt's 2-1 win at Hamburg after returning to action from injury, sporting director Fredi Bobic has said.
United States international Chandler played the full 90 minutes and set up the winner on his comeback from a lateral meniscus tear suffered in October.
Kovac opted not to substitute Chandler, although teammate Marco Russ said the defender was "looking like he was about to faint right after half-time."
"Given our unbelievable team...
United States international Timothy Chandler is set to return to action for Eintracht Frankfurt against Hamburg on Tuesday after recovering from a knee injury.
Chandler, 27, needed surgery after suffering a lateral meniscus tear against Borussia Dortmund in late October.
The defender resumed team training last week and although he did not feature against Bayern Munich on Saturday, head coach Niko Kovac told reporters: "Timmy will be able to play before the winter [break]. I am happy. He played well...
U.S. international Timothy Chandler has resumed team training at Eintracht Frankfurt and could make a return against Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich at the weekend.
Chandler, 27, required surgery in late October after suffering a lateral meniscus tear during Frankfurt's 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund.
Until that day, Chandler had played every minute of Frankfurt's Bundesliga campaign this season, usually taking to the field as a wing back.
On Tuesday, he resumed team training and, according...
FRANKFURT, Germany -- Eintracht Frankfurt defender Timmy Chandler has been ruled out for the rest of 2017 after undergoing surgery for his knee injury on Wednesday.
The club revealed that the American right-back twisted his knee in the first half of the side's 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga on Saturday. He was later diagnosed with a tear in his lateral meniscus.
Frankfurt said: "The 27-year-old underwent a successful operation and is expected to be sidelined for approximately...
United States international Timothy Chandler is to undergo surgery and will be out "for the foreseeable future" after suffering a lateral meniscus tear during Eintracht Frankfurt's 2-2 draw with Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.
Chandler went down without being touched by an opponent 10 minutes before half-time against Dortmund and had to be replaced by Carlos Salcedo.
Frankfurt announced on Monday that tests have shown the 27-year-old will require surgery "after suffering a lateral meniscus tear in...