Augsburg fans set off pyrotechnics during the German Bundesliga soccer...

Augsburg fans set off pyrotechnics during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Augsburg in Frankfurt, Germany, Friday, April 19, 2024. Credit: AP/Arne Dedert

BERLIN — Hugo Ekitiké scored his first goal for Eintracht Frankfurt to help it to a 3-1 come-from-behind win over Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Friday.

Signed on a 3.5 million euros ($3.7 million) loan from Paris Saint-Germain in January, the center forward finally broke his duck in his 12th appearance.

Ekitiké’s goal was a low shot in off the post from 15 yards out. The strike an hour in came six minutes after Fares Chaibi canceled Ruben Vargas’ 13th-minute opener for Augsburg.

Omar Marmoush completed the scoring in stoppage time with a dramatic third. The Augsburg goalkeeper had gone forward for a corner kick and the clearance fell to Marmoush, who ran 70 yards to put the ball in the empty net.

The result opened a six-point gap between Frankfurt in sixth and Augsburg in seventh.

Frankfurt’s first win in five games further put the brakes on Augsburg’s recent good run.

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