|SC Freiburg:||Florian Muller, Jonathan Schmid, Philipp Lienhart, Manuel Gulde (Keven Schlotterbeck, min.69), Christian Gunter, Janik Haberer (Dominique Heintz, min.46), Nicolas Hofler, Baptiste Santamaria, Vincenzo Grifo (Woo-yeong Jeong, min.64), Nils Petersen (Ermedin Demirovic, min.64) and Lucas Holer (Roland Sallai, min.64)|
|Union Berlin:||Loris Karius, Nico Schlotterbeck, Marvin Friedrich, Robin Knoche, Christopher Trimmel, Robert Andrich, Marcus Ingvartsen, Grischa Promel (Sebastian Griesbeck, min.90), Christopher Lenz (Niko Giesselmann, min.76), Marius Bulter (Keita Endo, min.76) and Joel Pohjanpalo (Petar Musa, min.69)|
|Goals:||Grischa Promel (0-1, min. 64)|
SC Freiburg were defeated at home by Union Berlin at The Schwarzwald-Stadion on Saturday. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. SC Freiburg arrived with the intention of increasing their league score following a 0-0 draw with Werder Bremen in their previous game. Union Berlin secured a point against Schalke in their previous match. As the table looks today, SC Freiburg and Union Berlin are 9th, (31 points) and 7th, (33 points), in the league respectively, after 22 matches.
After a goalless first half, Union Berlin continued to pile on the pressure the second half and were rewarded, thanks to Grischa Promel opening the scoring, 64 minutes in. They managed to see the game out with a clean sheet and a final score of 1-0.
For Freiburg, Dominique Heintz, Woo-yeong Jeong, Roland Sallai, Ermedin Demirovic and Keven Schlotterbeck came on for Joel Pohjanpalo, Marius Bulter, Christopher Lenz and Grischa Promel, while Union Berlin brought on Petar Musa, Keita Endo, Niko Giesselmann and Sebastian Griesbeck to replace Joel Pohjanpalo, Marius Bulter, Christopher Lenz and Grischa Promel.
There were bookings for Vincenzo Grifo and Lucas Holer from Freiburg and Christopher Lenz and Niko Giesselmann for Union Berlin.
SC Freiburg will next play Bayer Leverkusen away, with Union Berlin facing Hoffenheim at home.