Kolo Muani scored a goal in the 72nd minute of the match for the opponents. Arthur Gomes had put the hosts ahead in the 39th minute and Frankfurt was equalized by an equalizer converted to Daichi Kamada, in the second.
Sporting was in the top spot in the group D when it was winning in the home arena, however the team was third in the group and was able to make the Europa League playoffs,report by jfdbet online casino malaysia.
If it was a draw, it would be enough to allow it to advance regardless of any other outcome. The Portuguese team were determined to make the 16th round of the Champions League for the second consecutive season. They were defeated from the competition by Manchester City in the last 16 of last season's season.
Sporting began the match one point lower than Tottenham who scored late to beat 2-1 Marseille and take first place in an expansive Group D before the final round. Marseille finished last.
Sporting was without forward Nuno Santos as a result of an injury suffered in the opening half. Santos was included in a preliminary team of 55 players for Portugal in the lead-up to this year's Qatar World Cup. The 17 year-old Sporting midfielder Dario Essugo made his Champions League debut in the second third.